About the Authors

Yelena Y. Bernadskaya

Affiliation Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, University of Medicine and Dentistry New Jersey, Piscataway, New Jersey, United States of America

Andre Wallace

Affiliation Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, University of Medicine and Dentistry New Jersey, Piscataway, New Jersey, United States of America

Jillian Nguyen

Affiliation Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, University of Medicine and Dentistry New Jersey, Piscataway, New Jersey, United States of America

William A. Mohler

Affiliation Department of Genetics and Developmental Biology and Center for Cell Analysis and Modeling, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, Connecticut, United States of America

Martha C. Soto

sotomc@umdnj.edu

Affiliation Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, University of Medicine and Dentistry New Jersey, Piscataway, New Jersey, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: YYB MCS. Performed the experiments: YYB AW JN MCS. Analyzed the data: YYB AW MCS. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: JN WAM. Wrote the paper: YYB MCS.