About the Authors

John Kuchtey

Affiliations Vanderbilt Eye Institute, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, United States of America, Vanderbilt Vision Research Center, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, United States of America

Lana M. Olson

Affiliation Center for Human Genetics Research, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, United States of America

Tommy Rinkoski

Address Current address: Mayo Clinic, Department of Molecular Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota, United States of America

Affiliation Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, United States of America

Edward O. MacKay

Affiliation Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, United States of America

T. M. Iverson

Affiliations Vanderbilt Vision Research Center, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, United States of America, Departments of Pharmacology and Biochemistry, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, United States of America

Kirk N. Gelatt

Affiliation Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, United States of America

Jonathan L. Haines

Affiliations Vanderbilt Vision Research Center, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, United States of America, Center for Human Genetics Research, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, United States of America

Rachel W. Kuchtey

rachel.kuchtey@vanderbilt.edu

Affiliations Vanderbilt Eye Institute, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, United States of America, Vanderbilt Vision Research Center, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, United States of America, Center for Human Genetics Research, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: JK RWK. Performed the experiments: JK TR EOM KNG RWK. Analyzed the data: JK LMO TMI JLH RWK. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: JK LMO TR EOM TMI KNG JLH RWK. Wrote the paper: JK TMI RWK.