About the Authors

James K. Bonfield


Affiliation Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Cambridge, United Kingdom

Matthew V. Mahoney

Affiliation Dell Inc., Round Rock, Texas, United States of America

Competing Interests

The statement of the work being supported by Wellcome Trust and Dell Inc. is there solely as they covered the salaries of the authors during the time of the program development. Neither the Wellcome Trust nor Dell Inc. hold any patents on this work, nor do they intend to. Please also note that the programs are available under a BSD-2 open source licence, meaning they are free with no restrictions. MM is employed by Dell Inc. There are no patents, products in development or marketed products to declare. This does not alter the authors’ adherence to all the PLOS ONE policies on sharing data and materials, as detailed online in the guide for authors.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: JKB MM. Performed the experiments: JKB MM. Analyzed the data: JKB. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: JKB MM. Wrote the paper: JKB MM.