About the Authors

Ayush Alag

Roles Conceptualization, Formal analysis, Investigation, Methodology, Project administration, Resources, Software, Validation, Visualization, Writing – original draft

aalag@princeton.edu; 19ayusha@students.harker.org; ayush@allergezy.com

Current address: Allergezy Inc., Santa Clara, CA, United States of America

Affiliation The Harker School, San Jose, CA, United States of America

Competing Interests

The author, Ayush Alag, is Founder and CEO of Allergezy Inc., a company developing a DNA-methylation based diagnostic test to detect if a person has a food allergy or is sensitized. Allergezy did not provide any financial support in the form of salaries for me (Ayush Alag), nor did it have any additional role in the study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript. My specific role is articulated in the ‘author contributions’ section. This does not alter my adherence to PLOS ONE policies on sharing data and materials.