About the Authors

Dan Zhou

2zhou@ucsd.edu (DZ); ghaddad@ucsd.edu (GGH)

Affiliations Departments of Pediatrics (Section of Respiratory Medicine) and Neuroscience, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, United States of America, Rady Children's Hospital – San Diego, San Diego, California, United States of America

Jin Xue

Affiliations Departments of Pediatrics (Section of Respiratory Medicine) and Neuroscience, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, United States of America, Rady Children's Hospital – San Diego, San Diego, California, United States of America

James C. K. Lai

Affiliation College of Pharmacy, Idaho State University, Pocatello, Idaho, United States of America

Nicholas J. Schork

Affiliation Department of Molecular and Experimental Medicine, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, California, United States of America

Kevin P. White

Affiliations Institute for Genomics and Systems Biology, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America, Departments of Human Genetics and Ecology and Evolution, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

Gabriel G. Haddad

2zhou@ucsd.edu (DZ); ghaddad@ucsd.edu (GGH)

Affiliations Departments of Pediatrics (Section of Respiratory Medicine) and Neuroscience, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, United States of America, Rady Children's Hospital – San Diego, San Diego, California, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: DZ KPW GGH. Performed the experiments: DZ JCKL. Analyzed the data: DZ JX JCKL NJS. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: NJS KPW. Wrote the paper: DZ JX GGH.