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Erratum to: eSTGt: a programming and simulation environment for population dynamics

BMC BioinformaticsBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201617:303

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The original article was published in BMC Bioinformatics 2016 17:187


After publication of the original article [1] it was brought to our attention that important information was missing from the Acknowledgments. The completed Acknowledgments section should read as follows:




We thank Tamir Biezuner for performing the ex vivo experiment and helping to calibrate the simulation parameters. We also thank Shalev Itzkovitz for raising potential simulation scenarios, Yoni Herzog for user feedback and beta testing, and our various collaborators for useful discussions regarding possible biological scenarios. We would also like to thank the anonymous reviewers for their constructive comments. This research was supported by the following foundations: The European Union FP7-ERC-AdG (233047), The EU-H2020- ERC-AdG (670535), The DFG (611042), The Israeli Science Foundation (ISF, P14587), The ISF-BROAD (P15439), The NIH (VUMC 38347) and The Kenneth and Sally Leafman Appelbaum Discovery Fund. Ehud Shapiro is the Incumbent of The Harry Weinrebe Professorial Chair of Computer Science and Biology.

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Computer Science and Applied Mathematics and Department of Biological Chemistry, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel


  1. Spiro and Shapiro: eSTGt: a programming and simulation environment for population dynamics. BMC Bioinformatics 2016, 17:187 10.1186/s12859-016-1004-y


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