About the Authors

William G Fairbrother

Affiliations Center for Cancer Research, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America, Department of Biology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America

Dirk Holste

Affiliation Department of Biology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America

Christopher B Burge

To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: cburge@mit.edu (CB), Email: sharppa@mit.edu (PS)

Affiliation Department of Biology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America

Phillip A Sharp

To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: cburge@mit.edu (CB), Email: sharppa@mit.edu (PS)

Affiliations Center for Cancer Research, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America, Department of Biology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America, McGovern Institute, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no conflicts of interest exist.

Author Contributions

WGF conceived and designed the experiments. WGF performed the experiments. WGF analyzed the data. WGF and DH contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools. CBB and PAS were the principal investigators. WGF wrote the paper.