About the Authors

Timothy A Graubert

To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: graubert@medicine.wustl.edu

Affiliation Department of Medicine, Division of Oncology, Stem Cell Biology Section, Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

Patrick Cahan

Contributed equally to this work with: Patrick Cahan, Deepa Edwin

Affiliation Department of Medicine, Division of Oncology, Stem Cell Biology Section, Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

Deepa Edwin

Contributed equally to this work with: Patrick Cahan, Deepa Edwin

Affiliation Department of Medicine, Division of Oncology, Stem Cell Biology Section, Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

Rebecca R Selzer

Affiliation NimbleGen Systems, Inc., Madison, Wisconsin, United States of America

Todd A Richmond

Affiliation NimbleGen Systems, Inc., Madison, Wisconsin, United States of America

Peggy S Eis

Affiliation NimbleGen Systems, Inc., Madison, Wisconsin, United States of America

William D Shannon

Affiliation Department of Medicine, Division of General Medical Science, Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

Xia Li

Affiliation Department of Medicine, Division of General Medical Science, Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

Howard L McLeod

Affiliation Department of Medicine, Division of Oncology, Molecular Oncology Section, Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

James M Cheverud

Affiliation Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

Timothy J Ley

Affiliation Department of Medicine, Division of Oncology, Stem Cell Biology Section, Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

Competing Interests

RRA, TAR, and PSE are employees of NimbleGen Systems, Inc.

Author Contributions

TAG and TJL conceived and designed the experiments. DE, RRS, TAR, and PSE performed the experiments. TAG, PC, DE, WDS, XL, HLM, and JMC analyzed the data. TAG, PC, and DE wrote the paper.