About the Authors

Kristi L. Hoffman

Roles Data curation, Formal analysis, Funding acquisition, Methodology, Project administration, Validation, Visualization, Writing – original draft, Writing – review & editing

khoffman2@mdanderson.org (KLH); cdaniel@mdanderson.org (CRD)

Affiliation Department of Epidemiology, Division of Cancer Prevention and Population Sciences, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, United States of America

Diane S. Hutchinson

Roles Formal analysis, Methodology, Writing – original draft, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Alkek Center for Metagenomics and Microbiome Research, Department of Molecular Virology and Microbiology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, United States of America

Jerry Fowler

Roles Formal analysis, Software, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Department of Epidemiology, Division of Cancer Prevention and Population Sciences, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, United States of America

Daniel P. Smith

Roles Software, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Alkek Center for Metagenomics and Microbiome Research, Department of Molecular Virology and Microbiology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, United States of America

Nadim J. Ajami

Roles Methodology, Project administration, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Alkek Center for Metagenomics and Microbiome Research, Department of Molecular Virology and Microbiology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, United States of America

Hua Zhao

Roles Conceptualization, Project administration, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Department of Epidemiology, Division of Cancer Prevention and Population Sciences, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, United States of America

Paul Scheet

Roles Resources, Supervision, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Department of Epidemiology, Division of Cancer Prevention and Population Sciences, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, United States of America

Wong-Ho Chow

Roles Conceptualization, Project administration, Supervision, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Department of Epidemiology, Division of Cancer Prevention and Population Sciences, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, United States of America

Joseph F. Petrosino

Roles Project administration, Resources, Supervision, Validation, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Alkek Center for Metagenomics and Microbiome Research, Department of Molecular Virology and Microbiology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, United States of America

Carrie R. Daniel

Roles Conceptualization, Funding acquisition, Project administration, Supervision, Validation, Writing – original draft, Writing – review & editing

khoffman2@mdanderson.org (KLH); cdaniel@mdanderson.org (CRD)

Affiliation Department of Epidemiology, Division of Cancer Prevention and Population Sciences, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.