About the Authors

Ionel Sandovici

Address Current address: Laboratory of Developmental Genetics and Imprinting, Developmental Genetics Programme, The Babraham Institute, Babraham Research Campus, Cambridge, United Kingdom

Affiliation Fels Institute for Cancer Research and Molecular Biology, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Sacha Kassovska-Bratinova

Affiliation Fels Institute for Cancer Research and Molecular Biology, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Joe E Vaughan

Address Current address: Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America

Affiliation Fels Institute for Cancer Research and Molecular Biology, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Rae Stewart

Affiliation College of Science and Technology, Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Mark Leppert

Affiliation Eccles Institute of Human Genetics, and Department of Human Genetics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, United States of America

Carmen Sapienza

To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: sapienza@temple.edu

Affiliations Fels Institute for Cancer Research and Molecular Biology, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America , Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

IS and CS conceived and designed the experiments. IS, SKB, JEV, and RS performed the experiments. IS, SKB, and CS analyzed the data. ML contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools. IS and CS wrote the paper.