About the Authors

Kourosh Zarringhalam

Current address: Department of Mathematics, University of Massachusetts Boston, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Michelle M. Meyer
Ivan Dotu
Jeffrey H. Chuang

Current address: The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine, Farmington, Connecticut, United States of America

Peter Clote


Affiliation Department of Biology, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: PC KZ MMM ID JHC. Performed the experiments: KZ MMM PC. Analyzed the data: KZ MMM ID JHC PC. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: KZ MMM PC. Wrote the paper: KZ MMM ID JHC PC.