About the Authors

Paul Ashwood

Affiliations Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology, University of California Davis, Davis, California, United States of America, The M.I.N.D. Institute, University of California Davis, Davis, California, United States of America

Blythe A. Corbett

Address Current address: Department of Psychiatry and Kennedy Center, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, United States of America

Affiliations The M.I.N.D. Institute, University of California Davis, Davis, California, United States of America, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences University of California Davis, Davis, California, United States of America

Aaron Kantor

Affiliation PPD Biomarker Discovery Sciences, Menlo Park, California, United States of America

Howard Schulman

Affiliation PPD Biomarker Discovery Sciences, Menlo Park, California, United States of America

Judy Van de Water

Affiliations The M.I.N.D. Institute, University of California Davis, Davis, California, United States of America, Division of Rheumatology, Allergy and Clinical Immunology University of California Davis, Davis, California, United States of America

David G. Amaral

dgamaral@ucdavis.edu

Affiliations The M.I.N.D. Institute, University of California Davis, Davis, California, United States of America, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences University of California Davis, Davis, California, United States of America

Competing Interests

HS and AK are employees of a commercial company, PPD Biomarker Discovery Sciences. Their involvement in this company does not alter the authors' adherence to all the PLoS ONE policies on sharing data and materials, as detailed online in the guide for authors http://www.plosone.org/static/policies.action#sharing.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: PA BAC DGA. Performed the experiments: BAC AK HS. Analyzed the data: PA BAC AK HS JVdW DGA. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: AK HS. Wrote the paper: PA BAC AK HS JVdW DGA.