About the Authors

Christopher J. Martyniuk

Current address: Center for Environmental and Human Toxicology, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, United States of America

Affiliation Department of Biology and Centre for Advanced Research in Environmental Genomics, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Stéphane Aris-Brosou

To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: sarisbro@uottawa.ca

Affiliations Department of Biology and Centre for Advanced Research in Environmental Genomics, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Guy Drouin

Affiliation Department of Biology and Centre for Advanced Research in Environmental Genomics, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Joel Cahn

Affiliation Department of Biology and Centre for Advanced Research in Environmental Genomics, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Vance L. Trudeau

Affiliation Department of Biology and Centre for Advanced Research in Environmental Genomics, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: SA GD VT. Performed the experiments: CM JC. Analyzed the data: SA CM GD. Wrote the paper: SA CM GD JC VT.