About the Authors

Masha Sorin

Contributed equally to this work with: Masha Sorin, Jennifer Cano

Affiliation Department of Genetics, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, United States of America

Jennifer Cano

Contributed equally to this work with: Masha Sorin, Jennifer Cano

Affiliation Department of Genetics, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, United States of America

Supratik Das

Affiliation Department of Genetics, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, United States of America

Sheeba Mathew

Affiliation Department of Genetics, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, United States of America

Xuhong Wu

Affiliation Department of Genetics, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, United States of America

Kelvin P. Davies

Address Current address: Department of Urology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, United States of America

Affiliation Department of Genetics, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, United States of America

Xuanling Shi

Address Current address: HIV Research Centre, Tsinghua University, Beijing, People's Republic of China

Affiliation Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, United States of America

S.-W. Grace Cheng

Address Current address: Genome Sciences Centre, BC Cancer Research Centre, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Affiliation Department of Genetics, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, United States of America

David Ott

Affiliation Basic Research Program, SAIC–Frederick Inc., National Cancer Institute–Frederick, Frederick, Maryland, United States of America

Ganjam V. Kalpana

kalpana@aecom.yu.edu

Affiliations Department of Genetics, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, United States of America, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MS GVK. Performed the experiments: MS JC SRD SM XW KPD XS GSWC. Analyzed the data: MS JC SM KPD GVK. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: DEO GVK. Wrote the paper: MS JC GVK.