About the Authors

C. Victor Jongeneel

vjongene@illinois.edu

Affiliations High-Performance Biological Computing, Roy J. Carver Biotechnology Center, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Illinois, United States of America, Institute for Genomic Biology and National Center for Supercomputing Applications, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Illinois, United States of America

Ovokeraye Achinike-Oduaran

Affiliation Sydney Brenner Institute for Molecular Bioscience, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa

Ezekiel Adebiyi

Affiliations Department of Computer and Information Sciences, Covenant University, Ota, Nigeria, Covenant University Bioinformatics Research (CUBRe), Covenant University, Ota, Nigeria

Marion Adebiyi

Affiliations Department of Computer and Information Sciences, Covenant University, Ota, Nigeria, Covenant University Bioinformatics Research (CUBRe), Covenant University, Ota, Nigeria

Seun Adeyemi

Affiliations Covenant University Bioinformatics Research (CUBRe), Covenant University, Ota, Nigeria, Directorate, Center for System and Information Service, Covenant University, Ota, Nigeria

Bola Akanle

Affiliations Covenant University Bioinformatics Research (CUBRe), Covenant University, Ota, Nigeria, Directorate, Center for System and Information Service, Covenant University, Ota, Nigeria

Shaun Aron

Affiliation Sydney Brenner Institute for Molecular Bioscience, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa

Efejiro Ashano

Affiliations Covenant University Bioinformatics Research (CUBRe), Covenant University, Ota, Nigeria, National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA), Federal Ministry of Science and Technology (FMST), Abuja, Nigeria

Hocine Bendou

Affiliation Computational Biology Division, Department of Integrative Biomedical Sciences, Institute of Infectious Disease and Molecular Medicine, University of Cape Town, South Africa

Gerrit Botha

Affiliation Computational Biology Division, Department of Integrative Biomedical Sciences, Institute of Infectious Disease and Molecular Medicine, University of Cape Town, South Africa

Emile Chimusa

Affiliations Computational Biology Division, Department of Integrative Biomedical Sciences, Institute of Infectious Disease and Molecular Medicine, University of Cape Town, South Africa, Centre for Proteomic and Genomic Research, Cape Town, South Africa

Ananyo Choudhury

Affiliation Sydney Brenner Institute for Molecular Bioscience, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa

Ravikiran Donthu

Affiliation High-Performance Biological Computing, Roy J. Carver Biotechnology Center, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Illinois, United States of America

Jenny Drnevich

Affiliation High-Performance Biological Computing, Roy J. Carver Biotechnology Center, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Illinois, United States of America

Oluwadamila Falola

Affiliation Covenant University Bioinformatics Research (CUBRe), Covenant University, Ota, Nigeria

Christopher J. Fields

Affiliation High-Performance Biological Computing, Roy J. Carver Biotechnology Center, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Illinois, United States of America

Scott Hazelhurst

Affiliations Sydney Brenner Institute for Molecular Bioscience, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa, School of Electrical & Information Engineering, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa

Liesl Hendry

Affiliation Sydney Brenner Institute for Molecular Bioscience, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa

Itunuoluwa Isewon

Affiliations Department of Computer and Information Sciences, Covenant University, Ota, Nigeria, Covenant University Bioinformatics Research (CUBRe), Covenant University, Ota, Nigeria

Radhika S. Khetani

Current address: Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Affiliation High-Performance Biological Computing, Roy J. Carver Biotechnology Center, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Illinois, United States of America

Judit Kumuthini

Affiliation Centre for Proteomic and Genomic Research, Cape Town, South Africa

Magambo Phillip Kimuda

Affiliation Research Unit in Bioinformatics (RUBi), Department of Biochemistry and Microbiology, Rhodes University, Grahamstown, South Africa

Lerato Magosi

Current address: University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom

Affiliation Botswana Harvard AIDS Institute Partnership, Gaborone, Botswana

Liudmila Sergeevna Mainzer

Affiliations High-Performance Biological Computing, Roy J. Carver Biotechnology Center, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Illinois, United States of America, Institute for Genomic Biology and National Center for Supercomputing Applications, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Illinois, United States of America

Suresh Maslamoney

Affiliation Computational Biology Division, Department of Integrative Biomedical Sciences, Institute of Infectious Disease and Molecular Medicine, University of Cape Town, South Africa

Mamana Mbiyavanga

Affiliations Computational Biology Division, Department of Integrative Biomedical Sciences, Institute of Infectious Disease and Molecular Medicine, University of Cape Town, South Africa, Centre for Proteomic and Genomic Research, Cape Town, South Africa

Ayton Meintjes

Affiliation Computational Biology Division, Department of Integrative Biomedical Sciences, Institute of Infectious Disease and Molecular Medicine, University of Cape Town, South Africa

Danny Mugutso

Affiliation Computational Biology Division, Department of Integrative Biomedical Sciences, Institute of Infectious Disease and Molecular Medicine, University of Cape Town, South Africa

Phelelani Mpangase

Affiliation Sydney Brenner Institute for Molecular Bioscience, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa

Richard Munthali

Affiliation Sydney Brenner Institute for Molecular Bioscience, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa

Victoria Nembaware

Affiliation Computational Biology Division, Department of Integrative Biomedical Sciences, Institute of Infectious Disease and Molecular Medicine, University of Cape Town, South Africa

Andrew Ndhlovu

Affiliation Sydney Brenner Institute for Molecular Bioscience, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa

Trust Odia

Affiliation Covenant University Bioinformatics Research (CUBRe), Covenant University, Ota, Nigeria

Adaobi Okafor

Affiliation Covenant University Bioinformatics Research (CUBRe), Covenant University, Ota, Nigeria

Olaleye Oladipo

Affiliations Covenant University Bioinformatics Research (CUBRe), Covenant University, Ota, Nigeria, Directorate, Center for System and Information Service, Covenant University, Ota, Nigeria

Sumir Panji

Affiliation Computational Biology Division, Department of Integrative Biomedical Sciences, Institute of Infectious Disease and Molecular Medicine, University of Cape Town, South Africa

Venesa Pillay

Affiliation Sydney Brenner Institute for Molecular Bioscience, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa

Gloria Rendon

Affiliations High-Performance Biological Computing, Roy J. Carver Biotechnology Center, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Illinois, United States of America, Institute for Genomic Biology and National Center for Supercomputing Applications, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Illinois, United States of America

Dhriti Sengupta

Affiliation Sydney Brenner Institute for Molecular Bioscience, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa

Nicola Mulder

Affiliation Computational Biology Division, Department of Integrative Biomedical Sciences, Institute of Infectious Disease and Molecular Medicine, University of Cape Town, South Africa

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.