About the Authors

Ronna Hertzano

Contributed equally to this work with: Ronna Hertzano, Ella Shalit, Agnieszka K. Rzadzinska

Address Current address: Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

Affiliation Department of Human Molecular Genetics and Biochemistry, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel

Ella Shalit

Contributed equally to this work with: Ronna Hertzano, Ella Shalit, Agnieszka K. Rzadzinska

Affiliation Department of Human Molecular Genetics and Biochemistry, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel

Agnieszka K. Rzadzinska

Contributed equally to this work with: Ronna Hertzano, Ella Shalit, Agnieszka K. Rzadzinska

Affiliation Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Wellcome Trust Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge, United Kingdom

Amiel A. Dror

Affiliation Department of Human Molecular Genetics and Biochemistry, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel

Lin Song

Affiliation Department of Physiology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Uri Ron

Affiliation Department of Biochemistry, George S. Wise Faculty of Life Sciences, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel

Joshua T. Tan

Affiliation Section of Cell and Developmental Biology, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, United States of America

Alina Starovolsky Shitrit

Affiliation Department of Human Molecular Genetics and Biochemistry, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel

Helmut Fuchs

Affiliation Helmholtz Zentrum München, German Research Center for Environmental Health, Institute of Experimental Genetics, Neuherberg, Germany

Tama Hasson

Address Current address: UCLA College of Letters and Science, Honors and Undergraduate Programs, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Affiliation Section of Cell and Developmental Biology, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, United States of America

Nir Ben-Tal

Affiliation Department of Biochemistry, George S. Wise Faculty of Life Sciences, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel

H. Lee Sweeney

Affiliation Department of Physiology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Martin Hrabe de Angelis

Affiliations Helmholtz Zentrum München, German Research Center for Environmental Health, Institute of Experimental Genetics, Neuherberg, Germany, Technical University of Munich, Munich, Germany

Karen P. Steel

Affiliation Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Wellcome Trust Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge, United Kingdom

Karen B. Avraham

karena@post.tau.ac.il

Affiliation Department of Human Molecular Genetics and Biochemistry, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: RH ES AKR ASS TH NBT HLS KPS KBA. Performed the experiments: RH ES AKR AAD LS UR JTT ASS. Analyzed the data: RH ES AKR AAD LS UR TH NBT HLS KPS KBA. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: RH HF MHdA. Wrote the paper: RH ES AKR ASS TH NBT HLS KPS KBA.