About the Authors

Debra L. Silver

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

Ling Hou

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

Robert Somerville

Current address: Alba Therapeutics, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

Affiliation Department of Biomedical Engineering, Cleveland Clinic Foundation-ND20, Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America

Mary E. Young

Affiliation Department of Biomedical Engineering, Cleveland Clinic Foundation-ND20, Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America

Suneel S. Apte

Affiliation Department of Biomedical Engineering, Cleveland Clinic Foundation-ND20, Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America

William J. Pavan

bpavan@mail.nih.gov

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

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: DS SA WP. Performed the experiments: DS LH RS MY. Analyzed the data: DS LH RS MY SA WP. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: DS LH RS MY WP. Wrote the paper: DS SA WP.