About the Authors

Natalie C. Fonville

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

David Bates

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

P. J. Hastings

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

Philip C. Hanawalt

Affiliation Department of Biological Sciences, Stanford University, Stanford, California, 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 Cellular 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, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, 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

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: NCF SMR. Performed the experiments: NCF. Analyzed the data: NCF DB PJH PCH SMR. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: DB PCH SMR. Wrote the paper: NCF PJH PCH SMR.