About the Authors

Stacie K Loftus

To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: sloftus@mail.nih.gov.

Affiliation Genetic Disease Research Branch, National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

Jennifer L Cannons

Affiliation Genetic Disease Research Branch, National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

Arturo Incao

Affiliation Genetic Disease Research Branch, National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

Evgenia Pak

Affiliation Genetic Disease Research Branch, National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

Amy Chen

Affiliation Genetic Disease Research Branch, National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

Patricia M Zerfas

Affiliation Division of Veterinary Resources, Office of Research Services, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

Mark A Bryant

Affiliation Division of Veterinary Resources, Office of Research Services, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

Leslie G Biesecker

Affiliation Genetic Disease Research Branch, National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

Pamela L Schwartzberg

Affiliation Genetic Disease Research Branch, National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

William J Pavan

Affiliation Genetic Disease Research Branch, National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

SKL, LGB, PLS, and WJP conceived and designed the experiments. SKL, JLC, AI, EP, AC, PMZ, and MAB performed the experiments. SKL, JLC, AI, EP, AC, PMZ, MAB, LGB, PLS, and WJP analyzed the data. SKL, JLC, EP, AC, PMZ, MAB, and PLS contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools. SKL, JLC, PMZ, MAB, LGB, PLS, and WJP wrote the paper.