About the Authors

Viswanadham Sridhara

Affiliation Center for Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, United States of America

Austin G. Meyer

Affiliations Center for Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, United States of America, Institute for Cellular and Molecular Biology, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, United States of America

Piyush Rai

Affiliation Department of Computer Science, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, United States of America

Jeffrey E. Barrick

Affiliations Center for Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, United States of America, Institute for Cellular and Molecular Biology, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, United States of America, Center for Systems and Synthetic Biology, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, United States of America, Department of Molecular Biosciences, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, United States of America

Pradeep Ravikumar

Affiliation Department of Computer Science, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, United States of America

Daniel Segrè

Affiliation Department of Biology and Bioinformatics Program, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Claus O. Wilke

wilke@austin.utexas.edu

Affiliations Center for Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, United States of America, Institute for Cellular and Molecular Biology, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, United States of America, Center for Systems and Synthetic Biology, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, United States of America, Department of Integrative Biology, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: VS CW. Performed the experiments: VS. Analyzed the data: VS AM. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: P. Rai DS. Wrote the paper: VS AM P. Rai JB P. Ravikumar DS CW.