About the Authors

Yuri S. Fantin

Affiliation Federal State Institution of Science Central Research Institute of Epidemiology, Moscow, Russia

Alexey D. Neverov

neva_2000@mail.ru

Affiliations Federal State Institution of Science Central Research Institute of Epidemiology, Moscow, Russia, Department of Bioengineering and Bioinformatics, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia

Alexander V. Favorov

Affiliations Department of Oncology, Division of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America, State Research Institute of Genetics and Selection of Industrial Microorganisms GosNIIGenetika, Moscow, Russia, Vavilov Institute of General Genetics, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia

Maria V. Alvarez-Figueroa

Affiliation Federal State Institution of Science Central Research Institute of Epidemiology, Moscow, Russia

Svetlana I. Braslavskaya

Affiliation Federal State Institution of Science Central Research Institute of Epidemiology, Moscow, Russia

Maria A. Gordukova

Affiliation Federal State Institution of Science Central Research Institute of Epidemiology, Moscow, Russia

Inga V. Karandashova

Affiliation Federal State Institution of Science Central Research Institute of Epidemiology, Moscow, Russia

Konstantin V. Kuleshov

Affiliation Federal State Institution of Science Central Research Institute of Epidemiology, Moscow, Russia

Anna I. Myznikova

Affiliation Federal State Institution of Science Central Research Institute of Epidemiology, Moscow, Russia

Maya S. Polishchuk

Affiliations Engelhardt Institute of Molecular Biology Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia, Department of Statistics, University of California, Berkeley, California, United States of America

Denis A. Reshetov

Affiliations Department of Bioengineering and Bioinformatics, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia, Vavilov Institute of General Genetics, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia

Yana A. Voiciehovskaya

Affiliation Federal State Institution of Science Central Research Institute of Epidemiology, Moscow, Russia

Andrei A. Mironov

Affiliations Department of Bioengineering and Bioinformatics, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia, Institute for Information Transmission Problems (the Kharkevich Institute), Moscow, Russia

Vladimir P. Chulanov

Affiliation Federal State Institution of Science Central Research Institute of Epidemiology, Moscow, Russia

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Designed the software: YSF ADN. Conceived and designed the experiments: ADN VPC AVF AAM YSF. Performed the experiments: YSF ADN SIB MAG IVK KVK AIM DAR YAV MSP. Analyzed the data: YSF ADN. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: MVAF VPC. Wrote the paper: ADN VPC AVF AAM.