About the Authors

Maggie L. Chow, Tiziano Pramparo, Cynthia Carter Barnes, Eric Courchesne
Department of Neuroscience, NIH–UCSD Autism Center of Excellence, School of Medicine, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, United States of America

Tiziano Pramparo, Haim Belinson, Anthony Wynshaw-Boris
Division of Medical Genetics, Department of Pediatrics and Institute of Human Genetics, School of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America

Mary E. Winn, Sarah Murray, Nicholas J. Schork
Scripps Genomic Medicine and The Scripps Translational Sciences Institute (STSI), La Jolla, California, United States of America

Mary E. Winn
Graduate Program in Biomedical Sciences, Department of Medicine, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, United States of America

Hai-Ri Li, Xiang-Dong Fu
Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, School of Medicine, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, United States of America

Lauren Weiss
Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America

Jian-Bing Fan, Craig April
Illumina, San Diego, California, United States of America

Corresponding Authors

Competing Interests

J-BF and CA declare stock and employment interest in Illumina, Inc.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: J-BF X-DF AW-B NJS EC. Performed the experiments: MLC TP H-RL CA. Analyzed the data: MLC TP MEW LW. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: NJS AW-B EC X-DF LW. Wrote the paper: MLC TP AW-B NJS EC. Performed detailed review of the clinical data from the post-mortem individuals that are depicted in Table S1: CCB. Oversaw the processing of the genotyping assays: SM. Performed the second set of Bioanalyzer experiments to assess RNA quality: HB.