About the Authors

Vanessa Cheung

Affiliation Department of Genetics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Gordon Chua

Address Current address: Department of Biological Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada

Affiliation Banting and Best Department of Medical Research, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada

Nizar N Batada

Address Current address: Ontario Institute for Cancer Research, Toronto, Canada

Affiliation Department of Genetics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Christian R Landry

Affiliation Département de Biochimie, and Centre Robert-Cedergren, Bio-Informatique Génomique, Université de Montréal, Montréal, Canada

Stephen W Michnick

Affiliation Département de Biochimie, and Centre Robert-Cedergren, Bio-Informatique Génomique, Université de Montréal, Montréal, Canada

Timothy R Hughes

Affiliation Banting and Best Department of Medical Research, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada

Fred Winston

To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: winston@genetics.med.harvard.edu

Affiliation Department of Genetics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

VC, GC, NNB, CRL, SWM, TRH, and FW conceived and designed the experiments. VC, GC, NNB, and CRL performed the experiments. VC and FW wrote the paper with contributions from GC, NNB, CRL, SWM, and TRH.