About the Authors

David Serre

serred@ccf.org

Address Current address: Genomic Medicine Institute, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America

Affiliations McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, Genome Quebec Innovation Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Scott Gurd

Affiliation McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Bing Ge

Affiliations McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, Genome Quebec Innovation Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Robert Sladek

Affiliation McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Donna Sinnett

Affiliations McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, Genome Quebec Innovation Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Eef Harmsen

Affiliations McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, Genome Quebec Innovation Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Marina Bibikova

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

Eugene Chudin

Address Current address: Merck & Co. Inc., Seattle, Washington, United States of America

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

David L. Barker

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

Todd Dickinson

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

Jian-Bing Fan

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

Thomas J. Hudson

Address Current address: Ontario Institute for Cancer Research, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Affiliations McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, Genome Quebec Innovation Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Competing Interests

MB, DLB, TD, and J-BF are employed by the company that makes the array chips analyzed. EC is a former employee.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: DS JF TH. Performed the experiments: SG DS. Analyzed the data: DS SG BG RS TH. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: DS MB EC DB TD JF TH. Wrote the paper: DS RS EH JF TH.