About the Authors

Karl Simin, Hua Wu, Lucy Lu, Terry Van Dyke
Department of Genetics, Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, The University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America

Dan Pinkel, Donna Albertson
Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America

Robert D Cardiff
Center for Comparative Medicine, University of California, Davis, Davis, California, United States of America

Corresponding Author

tvdlab@med.unc.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no conflicts of interest exist.

Author Contributions

KS, HW, and TVD conceived and designed the experiments. KS, HW, and LL performed the experiments. KS, HW, RDC, and TVD analyzed the data. DP and DA contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools. KS and TVD wrote the paper.