About the Authors

Poulami Das

Current address: Department of Molecular Biosciences, Centre for Infectious Disease, University of Texas, Austin, TX, United States of America

Affiliation Mulherkar Lab, ACTREC, Tata Memorial Centre, Kharghar, Navi Mumbai, 410210, India

Akanksha Bansal

Affiliation Mulherkar Lab, ACTREC, Tata Memorial Centre, Kharghar, Navi Mumbai, 410210, India

Sudha Narayan Rao

Affiliation Genotypic Technology Pvt. Ltd., #259, Apoorva 4th Cross, 80 Ft Road, RMV II Stage, Bengaluru, 560094, India

Kedar Deodhar

Affiliation Department of Pathology, Tata Memorial Hospital, Parel, Mumbai, 400012, India

Umesh Mahantshetty

Affiliation Department of Radiation Oncology, Tata Memorial Hospital, Parel, Mumbai, 400012, India

Shyam K. Shrivastava

Affiliation Department of Radiation Oncology, Tata Memorial Hospital, Parel, Mumbai, 400012, India

Karthikeyan Sivaraman

Affiliation Dhitiomics Technologies Pvt. Ltd. #2/10, 5th Floor, 80 Feet Road, RMV 2nd Stage, Poojari Layout, Bengaluru, Karnataka, 560094, India

Rita Mulherkar

rmulherkar@gmail.com

Current address: A 103, Park Dew, Sector 20, Kharghar, Navi Mumbai, 410210, India

Affiliation Mulherkar Lab, ACTREC, Tata Memorial Centre, Kharghar, Navi Mumbai, 410210, India

Competing Interests

Sudha Narayan Rao is employed by Genotypic Technology Pvt. Ltd. Karthikeyan Sivaraman is a consultant for Dhitiomics Technologies Pvt. Ltd. There are no patents, products in development or marketed products to declare. This does not alter our adherence to all the PLOS ONE policies on sharing data and materials.

Author Contributions

Conceptualization: RM PD. Data curation: RM. Formal analysis: KS. Funding acquisition: RM. Investigation: RM PD AB UM SKS KD. Methodology: PD AB UM SKS KD SNR. Project administration: RM. Resources: SNR RM. Software: SNR KS. Supervision: RM. Validation: PD AB. Visualization: RM PD KS. Writing – original draft: PD. Writing – review & editing: RM PD KS UM.