About the Authors

Noah Youngs

Affiliation Department of Computer Science, New York University, New York, New York, United States of America

Duncan Penfold-Brown

Affiliation Social Media and Political Participation Lab, New York University, New York, New York, United States of America

Richard Bonneau

bonneau@nyu.edu (RB); shasha@courant.nyu.edu (DS)

Affiliations Department of Computer Science, New York University, New York, New York, United States of America, Department of Biology, New York University, New York, New York, United States of America, Center for Genomics and Systems Biology, Department of Biology, New York University, New York, New York, United States of America

Dennis Shasha

bonneau@nyu.edu (RB); shasha@courant.nyu.edu (DS)

Affiliations Department of Computer Science, New York University, New York, New York, United States of America, Center for Genomics and Systems Biology, Department of Biology, New York University, New York, New York, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: NY RB DS. Performed the experiments: NY. Analyzed the data: NY. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: DPB. Wrote the paper: NY.