About the Authors

H. C. Harsha

Affiliations Institute of Bioinformatics, International Technology Park, Bangalore, Karnataka, India, Manipal University, Manipal, Karnataka, India, McKusick-Nathans Institute of Genetic Medicine and Department of Biological Chemistry, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

Kumaran Kandasamy

Affiliations Institute of Bioinformatics, International Technology Park, Bangalore, Karnataka, India, McKusick-Nathans Institute of Genetic Medicine and Department of Biological Chemistry, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

Prathibha Ranganathan

Affiliation Institute of Bioinformatics, International Technology Park, Bangalore, Karnataka, India

Sandhya Rani

Affiliation Institute of Bioinformatics, International Technology Park, Bangalore, Karnataka, India

Subhashri Ramabadran

Affiliation Institute of Bioinformatics, International Technology Park, Bangalore, Karnataka, India

Sashikanth Gollapudi

Affiliation Institute of Bioinformatics, International Technology Park, Bangalore, Karnataka, India

Lavanya Balakrishnan

Affiliation Institute of Bioinformatics, International Technology Park, Bangalore, Karnataka, India

Sutopa B. Dwivedi

Affiliation Institute of Bioinformatics, International Technology Park, Bangalore, Karnataka, India

Deepthi Telikicherla

Affiliation Institute of Bioinformatics, International Technology Park, Bangalore, Karnataka, India

Lakshmi Dhevi N. Selvan

Affiliation Institute of Bioinformatics, International Technology Park, Bangalore, Karnataka, India

Renu Goel

Affiliation Institute of Bioinformatics, International Technology Park, Bangalore, Karnataka, India

Suresh Mathivanan

Affiliations Institute of Bioinformatics, International Technology Park, Bangalore, Karnataka, India, McKusick-Nathans Institute of Genetic Medicine and Department of Biological Chemistry, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

Arivusudar Marimuthu

Affiliations Institute of Bioinformatics, International Technology Park, Bangalore, Karnataka, India, Manipal University, Manipal, Karnataka, India, McKusick-Nathans Institute of Genetic Medicine and Department of Biological Chemistry, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

Manoj Kashyap

Affiliations Institute of Bioinformatics, International Technology Park, Bangalore, Karnataka, India, McKusick-Nathans Institute of Genetic Medicine and Department of Biological Chemistry, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

Robert F. Vizza

Affiliation The Lustgarten Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer Research, Bethpage, New York, United States of America

Robert J. Mayer

Affiliation Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

James A. DeCaprio

Affiliation Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Sudhir Srivastava

Affiliation Cancer Biomarkers Research Group, Division of Cancer Prevention, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

Samir M. Hanash

Affiliation Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

Ralph H. Hruban

Affiliation Departments of Pathology and Oncology, The Sol Goldman Pancreatic Cancer Research Center, Johns Hopkins Medical Institution, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

Akhilesh Pandey

pandey@jhmi.edu

Affiliations Institute of Bioinformatics, International Technology Park, Bangalore, Karnataka, India, McKusick-Nathans Institute of Genetic Medicine and Department of Biological Chemistry, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America, Departments of Pathology and Oncology, The Sol Goldman Pancreatic Cancer Research Center, Johns Hopkins Medical Institution, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

Competing Interests

RHH has the potential to receive milestone payments and royalties from Anza Therapeutics as a result of the mesothelin invention.

Author Contributions

ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: H Harsha K Kandasamy P Ranganathan S Rani S Ramabadran S Gollapudi L Balakrishnan S Dwivedi D Telikicherla L Selvan R Goel S Mathivanan A Marimuthu M Kashyap R Vizza R Mayer J DeCaprio S Srivastava S Hanash R Hruban A Pandey. Agree with the manuscript's results and conclusions: H Harsha K Kandasamy P Ranganathan S Rani S Ramabadran S Gollapudi L Balakrishnan S Dwivedi D Telikicherla L Selvan R Goel S Mathivanan A Marimuthu M Kashyap R Vizza R Mayer J DeCaprio S Srivastava S Hanash R Hruban A Pandey. Designed the experiments/the study: H Harsha R Vizza S Srivastava R Hruban A Pandey. Analyzed the data: H Harsha J DeCaprio A Pandey. Collected data/did experiments for the study: H Harsha K Kandasamy P Ranganathan S Rani S Ramabadran S Gollapudi L Balakrishnan S Dwivedi D Telikicherla L Selvan R Goel S Mathivanan A Marimuthu M Kashyap A Pandey. Wrote the first draft of the paper: H Harsha A Pandey. Contributed to the writing of the paper: H Harsha S Hanash R Hruban A Pandey. Reviewed a draft of the paper: R Mayer. Critically revised the paper for important intellectual content: J DeCaprio.