About the Authors

Caleb Gonzalez

Affiliations Department of Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, United States of America, Interdepartmental Graduate Program in Cell and Molecular Biology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, United States of America

Lilach Hadany

Contributed equally to this work with: Lilach Hadany, Rebecca G. Ponder

Current address: Department of Plant Science, Faculty of Life Science, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel

Affiliation Department of Biology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, United States of America

Rebecca G. Ponder

Contributed equally to this work with: Lilach Hadany, Rebecca G. Ponder

Affiliation Department of Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, United States of America

Mellanie Price

Current address: Department of Thoracic/Head and Neck Medical Oncology, University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, United States of America

Affiliation Department of Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, United States of America

P. J. Hastings

Affiliation Department of Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, United States of America

Susan M. Rosenberg

smr@bcm.edu

Affiliations Department of Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, United States of America, Interdepartmental Graduate Program in Cell and Molecular Biology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, United States of America, Department of Molecular Virology and Microbiology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, United States of America, Dan L. Duncan Cancer Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, United States of America, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: CG RGP PJH SMR. Performed the experiments: CG RGP MP. Analyzed the data: CG LH RGP PJH SMR. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: SMR. Wrote the paper: CG PJH SMR. Mathematical Modeling: LH.