About the Authors

Minzhong Tang, Yi Zeng
College of Life Science and Bio-Engineering, Beijing University of Technology, Beijing, China

Minzhong Tang, Efe Sezgin, Victor A. David, Stephen J. O'Brien
Laboratory of Genomic Diversity, National Cancer Institute, Frederick, Maryland, United States of America

Minzhong Tang, Yuming Zheng, Hong Deng
Wuzhou Health System Key Laboratory for Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma Etiology and Molecular Mechanism, Wuzhou Red Cross Hospital, Guangxi, China

James A. Lautenberger, Bailey Kessing
BSP-CCR Genetics Core, Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research, Frederick, Maryland, United States of America

Xiaojiang Gao, Mary Carrington
Cancer and Inflammation Program, Laboratory of Experimental Immunology, SAIC-Frederick, Frederick National Lab, Frederick, Maryland United States of America

Xiaojiang Gao
Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT, and Harvard, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Sher L. Hendrickson
Department of Biology, Shepherd University, Shepherdstown, West Virginia, United States of America

Jennifer L. Troyer, Li Guan, Carl E. Mcintosh, Xiuchan Guo, Michael Malasky, Cheryl A. Winkler
Laboratory of Genomic Diversity, SAIC–Frederick, NCI–Frederick, Frederick, Maryland, United States of America

Xiuchan Guo, Yi Zeng
State Key Laboratory for Infectious Diseases Prevention and Control, Institute for Viral Disease Control and Prevention, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Beijing, China

Jian Liao
Department of Epidemiology, Cangwu Institute for Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma Control and Prevention, Guangxi, China

Guy dé The
Oncogenic Virus Epidemiology and Pathophysiology, Institute Pasteur, Paris, France

Corresponding Authors

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: Y Zeng, G dé The, SJ O'Brien, X Gao. Performed the experiments: M Tang, JL Troyer, CE Mcintosh, M Malasky, L Guan, X Guo. Analyzed the data: M Tang, E Sezgin, SL Hendrickson, X Guo, JA Lautenberger, VA David, CA Winkler, M Carrington, X Gao. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: Y Zheng, J Liao, H Deng. Wrote the paper: M Tang, E Sezgin, SL Hendrickson, X Gao. Clinic and genotype data management: B Kessing.