About the Authors

Peng-Chieh Chen

Address Current address: Department of Genetics, Harvard Medical School, Harvard Partners Center for Genetics and Genomics, and Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Affiliations Department of Biological Chemistry, University of California Irvine, Irvine, California, United States of America, Department of Medicine, University of California Irvine, Irvine, California, United States of America

Mari Kuraguchi

Affiliations Department of Genetics, Harvard Medical School, Harvard Partners Center for Genetics and Genomics, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

John Velasquez

Affiliation Department of Medicine, University of California Irvine, Irvine, California, United States of America

Yuxun Wang

Affiliation Department of Molecular Genetics, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, New York, United States of America

Kan Yang

Affiliation Strang Cancer Research Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York, United States of America

Robert Edwards

Affiliation Department of Pathology, University of California Irvine, Irvine, California, United States of America

Dan Gillen

Affiliation Department of Statistics, University of California Irvine, Irvine, California, United States of America

Winfried Edelmann

Affiliation Department of Molecular Genetics, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, New York, United States of America

Raju Kucherlapati

Affiliations Department of Genetics, Harvard Medical School, Harvard Partners Center for Genetics and Genomics, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Steven M. Lipkin

slipkin@uci.edu

Affiliations Department of Biological Chemistry, University of California Irvine, Irvine, California, United States of America, Department of Medicine, University of California Irvine, Irvine, California, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: PC RK SL. Performed the experiments: PC MK. Analyzed the data: PC MK KY RE DG SL. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: PC JV YW WE RK SL. Wrote the paper: PC SL.