About the Authors

Xiaoxia Wang

xwang248@asu.edu

Affiliation Mathematical, Computational and Modeling Sciences Center, School of Human Evolution and Social Change, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, United States of America

Sherry Towers

Affiliation Mathematical, Computational and Modeling Sciences Center, School of Human Evolution and Social Change, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, United States of America

Sarada Panchanathan

Affiliations Department of Pediatrics, Maricopa Integrated Health System, Phoenix, Arizona, United States of America, Department of Biomedical Informatics, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, United States of America

Gerardo Chowell

Affiliations Mathematical, Computational and Modeling Sciences Center, School of Human Evolution and Social Change, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, United States of America, Division of Epidemiology and Population Studies, Fogarty International Center, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: XW SP GC. Performed the experiments: XW ST SP GC. Analyzed the data: XW ST. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: XW ST SP GC. Wrote the paper: XW SP GC.