About the Authors

Brandon L. Pierce

Affiliations Department of Health Studies, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America, Comprehensive Cancer Center, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

Muhammad G. Kibriya

Affiliation Department of Health Studies, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

Lin Tong

Affiliation Department of Health Studies, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

Farzana Jasmine

Affiliation Department of Health Studies, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

Maria Argos

Affiliation Department of Health Studies, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

Shantanu Roy

Affiliation Department of Health Studies, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

Rachelle Paul-Brutus

Affiliation Department of Health Studies, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

Ronald Rahaman

Affiliation Department of Health Studies, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

Muhammad Rakibuz-Zaman

Affiliation Columbia University and University of Chicago Research Office in Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Faruque Parvez

Affiliation Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York, United States of America

Alauddin Ahmed

Affiliation Columbia University and University of Chicago Research Office in Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Iftekhar Quasem

Affiliation Columbia University and University of Chicago Research Office in Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Samar K. Hore

Affiliation Columbia University and University of Chicago Research Office in Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Shafiul Alam

Affiliation Columbia University and University of Chicago Research Office in Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Tariqul Islam

Affiliation Columbia University and University of Chicago Research Office in Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Vesna Slavkovich

Affiliation Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York, United States of America

Mary V. Gamble

Affiliation Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York, United States of America

Md Yunus

Affiliation International Center for Diarrheal Disease Research, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Mahfuzar Rahman

Affiliation Columbia University and University of Chicago Research Office in Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh

John A. Baron

Affiliation Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America

Joseph H. Graziano

Affiliation Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York, United States of America

Habibul Ahsan

habib@uchicago.edu

Affiliations Department of Health Studies, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America, Comprehensive Cancer Center, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America, Departments of Medicine and Human Genetics, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: HA JHG MGK. Performed the experiments: MGK FJ RR SR RP-B VS MR-Z. Analyzed the data: BLP LT FP MA. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: AA IQ SKH SA TI MY MR JAB MVG. Wrote the paper: BLP HA.