About the Authors

Jiwoong Kim

Roles Conceptualization, Data curation, Formal analysis, Methodology, Software, Validation, Writing – original draft

‡ These authors share first authorship on this work.

Affiliation Quantitative Biomedical Research Center, Department of Population and Data Sciences, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, United States of America

David E. Greenberg

Roles Conceptualization, Data curation, Funding acquisition, Supervision, Writing – original draft, Writing – review & editing

David.Greenberg@UTSouthwestern.edu (DEG); Xiaowei.Zhan@UTSouthwestern.edu (XZ)

‡ These authors share first authorship on this work.

Affiliations Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, United States of America, Department of Microbiology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, United States of America

Reed Pifer

Roles Conceptualization

Affiliation Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, United States of America

Shuang Jiang

Roles Formal analysis, Visualization, Writing – original draft

Affiliation Department of Statistical Science, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX, United States of America

Guanghua Xiao

Roles Conceptualization, Methodology, Supervision

Affiliations Quantitative Biomedical Research Center, Department of Population and Data Sciences, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, United States of America, Harold C. Simmons Cancer Center, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, United States of America, Department of Bioinformatics, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, United States of America

Samuel A. Shelburne

Roles Conceptualization, Validation

Affiliation Department of Infectious Diseases and Genomic Medicine, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, United States of America

Andrew Koh

Roles Conceptualization, Visualization

Affiliations Department of Microbiology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, United States of America, Harold C. Simmons Cancer Center, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, United States of America, Department of Pediatrics, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, United States of America

Yang Xie

Roles Conceptualization, Funding acquisition, Methodology, Resources, Supervision

Affiliations Quantitative Biomedical Research Center, Department of Population and Data Sciences, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, United States of America, Harold C. Simmons Cancer Center, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, United States of America, Department of Bioinformatics, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, United States of America

Xiaowei Zhan

Roles Conceptualization, Data curation, Formal analysis, Funding acquisition, Investigation, Methodology, Project administration, Resources, Software, Supervision, Validation, Visualization, Writing – original draft, Writing – review & editing

David.Greenberg@UTSouthwestern.edu (DEG); Xiaowei.Zhan@UTSouthwestern.edu (XZ)

Affiliations Quantitative Biomedical Research Center, Department of Population and Data Sciences, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, United States of America, Harold C. Simmons Cancer Center, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, United States of America, Center for Genetics of Host Defense, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.