About the Authors

Herman Wijnen

Contributed equally to this work with: Herman Wijnen, Felix Naef

Affiliations Laboratory of Genetics, The Rockefeller University, New York, New York, United States of America , Department of Biology, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, United States of America

Felix Naef

Contributed equally to this work with: Herman Wijnen, Felix Naef

Affiliations Laboratory of Mathematical Physics, The Rockefeller University, New York, New York, United States of America , Swiss Institute for Experimental Cancer Research (ISREC), Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL), Lausanne, Switzerland

Catharine Boothroyd

Affiliation Laboratory of Genetics, The Rockefeller University, New York, New York, United States of America

Adam Claridge-Chang

Address ¤ Current address: Yale Medical School, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America

Affiliation Laboratory of Genetics, The Rockefeller University, New York, New York, United States of America

Michael W Young

To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: young@mail.rockefeller.edu

Affiliation Laboratory of Genetics, The Rockefeller University, New York, New York, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

HW conceived and designed experiments and analyses, performed experiments and analyses, and co-wrote the paper. FN conceived and designed analyses, performed analyses, and co-wrote the paper. CB conceived and designed experiments, performed experiments, and co-wrote the paper. ACC made the initial proposal to run Fourier distribution comparisons of native and permuted data, and co-wrote the paper. MWY conceived and designed experiments and analyses, and co-wrote the paper.