About the Authors

Shadmehr Demehri

To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: Kopan@wustl.edu (RK); demehris@msnotes.wustl.edu (SD)

Affiliations Department of Developmental Biology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America , Division of Dermatology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

Zhenyi Liu

Affiliation Department of Developmental Biology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

Jonghyeob Lee

¤ Current address: Department of Developmental Biology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, United States of America

Affiliation Department of Developmental Biology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

Meei-Hua Lin

Affiliation Renal Division, Department of Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

Seth D Crosby

Affiliation Genome Sequencing Center, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

Christopher J Roberts

Affiliation Rosetta Inpharmatics, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

Perry W Grigsby

Affiliation Department of Radiation Oncology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

Jeffrey H Miner

Affiliation Renal Division, Department of Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

Andrew G Farr

Affiliation Department of Biological Structure and Department of Immunology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

Raphael Kopan

To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: Kopan@wustl.edu (RK); demehris@msnotes.wustl.edu (SD)

Affiliations Department of Developmental Biology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America , Division of Dermatology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

SD conceived and performed most of the experiments. SD and RK designed the experiments, analyzed the data, and wrote the paper. ZL contributed experimental data. JL, SDC, and CJR contributed to microarray analysis. MHL and JHM contributed wrfr–/– samples and microarray data. AGF contributed K14-TSLPtg mice. PWG helped with focal irradiation experiments with specialized equipment he developed.