About the Authors

Channakeshava Sokke Umeshappa

Address Current address: Snyder Institute for Chronic Diseases, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Affiliations Cancer Research Unit, Saskatchewan Cancer Agency, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada, Departments of Oncology and Pathology, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada

Roopa Hebbandi Nanjundappa

Address Current address: Department of Microbiology, Immunology & Infectious Diseases, Health Research Innovation Centre, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Affiliation Cancer Research Unit, Saskatchewan Cancer Agency, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada

Yufeng Xie

Affiliation Cancer Research Unit, Saskatchewan Cancer Agency, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada

Andrew Freywald

Affiliation Departments of Oncology and Pathology, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada

Yulin Deng

Affiliation Beijing Institute of Technology, Beijing, China

Hong Ma

Affiliation Beijing Institute of Technology, Beijing, China

Jim Xiang

jim.xiang@saskcancer.ca

Affiliations Cancer Research Unit, Saskatchewan Cancer Agency, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada, Departments of Oncology and Pathology, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada, Beijing Institute of Technology, Beijing, China

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: JX. Performed the experiments: CSU RHN YX. Analyzed the data: JX CSU. Wrote the paper: CSU JX. Editing: AF YD HM.