About the Authors

Michael A Eberle

Contributed equally to this work with: Michael A Eberle, Pauline C Ng

Affiliation Illumina, San Diego, California, United States of America

Pauline C Ng

Contributed equally to this work with: Michael A Eberle, Pauline C Ng

Address Current address: J. Craig Venter Institute, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

Affiliation Illumina, San Diego, California, United States of America

Kenneth Kuhn

Affiliation Illumina, San Diego, California, United States of America

Lixin Zhou

Address Current address: Prognosys Biosciences, La Jolla, California, United States of America

Affiliation Illumina, San Diego, California, United States of America

Daniel A Peiffer

Affiliation Illumina, San Diego, California, United States of America

Luana Galver

Affiliation Illumina, San Diego, California, United States of America

Karine A Viaud-Martinez

Affiliation Illumina, San Diego, California, United States of America

Cynthia Taylor Lawley

Affiliation Illumina, San Diego, California, United States of America

Kevin L Gunderson

Affiliation Illumina, San Diego, California, United States of America

Richard Shen

To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: rshen@illumina.com (RS); murray.sarah@scrippshealth.org (SSM)

Affiliation Illumina, San Diego, California, United States of America

Sarah S Murray

To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: rshen@illumina.com (RS); murray.sarah@scrippshealth.org (SSM)

Address Current address: Scripps Genomic Medicine, La Jolla, California, United States of America

Affiliation Illumina, San Diego, California, United States of America

Competing Interests

MAE, KK, DAP, KLG, RS, LG, KAVM, and CTL are employed by the company that makes the array chips analyzed. PCN, LZ, and SSM are former employees.

Author Contributions

MAE, PCN, KK, LZ, DAP, KLG, RS, and SSM conceived and designed the experiments. MAE, PCN, and KK performed the experiments. MAE, PCN, LG, KAVM, CTL, and SSM analyzed the data. MAE, PCN, and SSM wrote the paper.