About the Authors

Shanna K. Nifoussi

Contributed equally to this work with: Shanna K. Nifoussi, Julie A. Vrana

Affiliations Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, Hanover, New Hampshire, United States of America, Norris Cotton Cancer Center, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, New Hampshire, United States of America

Julie A. Vrana

Contributed equally to this work with: Shanna K. Nifoussi, Julie A. Vrana

Address Current address: Immunostains Laboratory, Division of Anatomic Pathology, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, United States of America

Aaron M. Domina

Address Current address: School of Pharmacy, Husson University, Bangor, Maine, United States of America

Alfredo De Biasio

Address Current address: Structural Biology Unit, CIC bioGUNE, Parque Tecnológico de Bizkaia, Ed. 800, Derio, Spain

Jingang Gui

Address Current address: Laboratory of Immunobiology and Department of Medical Oncology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Mark A. Gregory

Address Current address: Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, Colorado, United States of America

Stephen R. Hann

Affiliation Department of Cell and Developmental Biology, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee, United States of America

Ruth W. Craig

Ruth.W.Craig@Dartmouth.edu

Affiliations Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, Hanover, New Hampshire, United States of America, Norris Cotton Cancer Center, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, New Hampshire, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: SKN JAV AMD RWC. Performed the experiments: SKN JAV AMD. Analyzed the data: SKN JAV RWC. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: SKN JAV AMD AD RWC. Wrote the paper: SKN JG RWC. Performed initial phospho-peptide mapping of Mcl-1 that lead to the development of phosphor-site specific mutants: MAG SRH.