About the Authors

Eun Sung Park

To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: parkeu@mail.nih.gov (ESP); jm8p@nih.gov (JFM)

Affiliation Laboratory of Genetics, Center for Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

Ju-Seog Lee

Address Current address: M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, United States of America

Affiliation Laboratory of Experimental Carcinogenesis, Center for Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

Hyun Goo Woo

Affiliation Laboratory of Experimental Carcinogenesis, Center for Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

Fenghuang Zhan

Affiliation Donna and Donald Lambert Laboratory of Myeloma Genetics, Myeloma Institute for Research and Therapy, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas, United States of America

Joanna H. Shih

Affiliation Biometric Research Branch, Division of Cancer Treatment and Diagnosis, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

John D. Shaughnessy Jr.

Affiliation Donna and Donald Lambert Laboratory of Myeloma Genetics, Myeloma Institute for Research and Therapy, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas, United States of America

J. Frederic Mushinski

To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: parkeu@mail.nih.gov (ESP); jm8p@nih.gov (JFM)

Affiliation Laboratory of Genetics, Center for Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: JM EP JL JL. Performed the experiments: FZ. Analyzed the data: EP JL HW JL. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: JS JM. Wrote the paper: JM EP. Other: Reviewed the statistical analysis: JS.