About the Authors

Sushma Grellscheid

Contributed equally to this work with: Sushma Grellscheid, Caroline Dalgliesh, Markus Storbeck

sushma@cantab.net (SG); David.Elliott@ncl.ac.uk (DE)

Affiliation Institute of Genetic Medicine, Newcastle University, Newcastle, United Kingdom

Caroline Dalgliesh

Contributed equally to this work with: Sushma Grellscheid, Caroline Dalgliesh, Markus Storbeck

Affiliation Institute of Genetic Medicine, Newcastle University, Newcastle, United Kingdom

Markus Storbeck

Contributed equally to this work with: Sushma Grellscheid, Caroline Dalgliesh, Markus Storbeck

Affiliations Institute of Human Genetics, University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany, Institute of Genetics, University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany, Center for Molecular Medicine, University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany

Andrew Best

Affiliation Institute of Genetic Medicine, Newcastle University, Newcastle, United Kingdom

Yilei Liu

Address Current address: Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, Cold Spring Harbor, New York, United States of America

Affiliation Institute of Genetic Medicine, Newcastle University, Newcastle, United Kingdom

Miriam Jakubik

Affiliations Institute of Human Genetics, University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany, Institute of Genetics, University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany, Center for Molecular Medicine, University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany

Ylva Mende

Affiliations Institute of Human Genetics, University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany, Institute of Genetics, University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany, Center for Molecular Medicine, University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany

Ingrid Ehrmann

Affiliation Institute of Genetic Medicine, Newcastle University, Newcastle, United Kingdom

Tomaz Curk

Affiliation University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Computer and Information Science, Ljubljana, Slovenia

Kristina Rossbach

Affiliations Institute of Human Genetics, University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany, Institute of Genetics, University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany, Center for Molecular Medicine, University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany

Cyril F. Bourgeois

Address Current address: INSERM 1052 / CNRS UMR 5286, Centre de Recherche en Cancérologie de Lyon, Centre Léon Bérard, Lyon, France

Affiliation Department of Functional Genomics and Cancer, Institut de Génétique et de Biologie Moléculaire et Cellulaire (IGBMC), INSERM U 964, CNRS UMR 7104, Université de Strasbourg, Illkirch, France

James Stévenin

Affiliation Department of Functional Genomics and Cancer, Institut de Génétique et de Biologie Moléculaire et Cellulaire (IGBMC), INSERM U 964, CNRS UMR 7104, Université de Strasbourg, Illkirch, France

David Grellscheid

Affiliation Institute for Particle Physics Phenomenology, Durham University, Durham, United Kingdom

Michael S. Jackson

Affiliation Institute of Genetic Medicine, Newcastle University, Newcastle, United Kingdom

Brunhilde Wirth

Affiliations Institute of Human Genetics, University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany, Institute of Genetics, University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany, Center for Molecular Medicine, University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany

David J. Elliott

sushma@cantab.net (SG); David.Elliott@ncl.ac.uk (DE)

Affiliation Institute of Genetic Medicine, Newcastle University, Newcastle, United Kingdom

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: DJE SG YL BW MS. Performed the experiments: MS CD YL AB IE KR. Analyzed the data: DJE SG CD MS AB YL TC CFB JS DG MSJ BW. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: MJ YM. Wrote the paper: SG DJE.