About the Authors

Hadi Maazi

Roles Data curation, Formal analysis, Writing – original draft, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Departments of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Jaana A. Hartiala

Roles Data curation, Formal analysis, Methodology, Writing – review & editing

Affiliations Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, United States of America, Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Yuzo Suzuki

Roles Data curation, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Departments of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Amanda L. Crow

Roles Data curation, Formal analysis, Writing – review & editing

Affiliations Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, United States of America, Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Pedram Shafiei Jahani

Roles Data curation, Formal analysis, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Departments of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Jonathan Lam

Roles Data curation, Formal analysis, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Departments of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Nisheel Patel

Roles Data curation, Formal analysis, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Departments of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Diamanda Rigas

Roles Data curation, Formal analysis, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Departments of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Yi Han

Roles Data curation, Formal analysis, Writing – review & editing

Affiliations Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, United States of America, Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Pin Huang

Roles Data curation, Formal analysis, Writing – review & editing

Affiliations Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, United States of America, Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Eleazar Eskin

Roles Conceptualization, Formal analysis, Funding acquisition, Methodology, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Department of Computer Science and Inter-Departmental Program in Bioinformatics, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Aldons. J. Lusis

Roles Conceptualization, Funding acquisition, Writing – review & editing

Affiliations Department of Human Genetics, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California, United States of America, Department of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California, United States of America, Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Molecular Genetics, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Frank D. Gilliland

Roles Conceptualization, Funding acquisition, Supervision, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Omid Akbari

Roles Conceptualization, Funding acquisition, Supervision, Writing – original draft, Writing – review & editing

akbari@usc.edu (OA); hallayee@usc.edu (HA)

‡ These authors are joint senior authors on this work.

Affiliation Departments of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Hooman Allayee

Roles Conceptualization, Funding acquisition, Supervision, Writing – original draft, Writing – review & editing

akbari@usc.edu (OA); hallayee@usc.edu (HA)

‡ These authors are joint senior authors on this work.

Affiliations Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, United States of America, Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.