About the Authors

Eiram Elahi

Contributed equally to this work with: Eiram Elahi, Nirosha Suraweera

Affiliation Colorectal Cancer Genetics, Institute for Cell and Molecular Sciences, Barts and The London, Queen Mary's School of Medicine and Dentistry, London, United Kingdom

Nirosha Suraweera

Contributed equally to this work with: Eiram Elahi, Nirosha Suraweera

Affiliation Colorectal Cancer Genetics, Institute for Cell and Molecular Sciences, Barts and The London, Queen Mary's School of Medicine and Dentistry, London, United Kingdom

Emmanouil Volikos

Affiliation Colorectal Cancer Genetics, Institute for Cell and Molecular Sciences, Barts and The London, Queen Mary's School of Medicine and Dentistry, London, United Kingdom

Jackie Haines

Affiliation HPA Radiation Protection Division, Chilton, Didcot, Oxon, United Kingdom

Natalie Brown

Affiliation HPA Radiation Protection Division, Chilton, Didcot, Oxon, United Kingdom

Gerovie Davidson

Affiliation Cancer Research UK Genotyping Facility, Clinical Pharmacology, University of Oxford, Radcliffe Infirmary, Oxford, United Kingdom

Mike Churchman

Affiliation Cancer Research UK Genotyping Facility, Clinical Pharmacology, University of Oxford, Radcliffe Infirmary, Oxford, United Kingdom

Mohammed Ilyas

Affiliation School of Molecular Medical Sciences, Division of Pathology, Queen's Medical Centre, Nottingham, United Kingdom

Ian Tomlinson

Affiliation Molecular and Population Genetics Laboratory, London Research Institute, Cancer Research UK, London, United Kingdom

Andrew Silver

a.r.silver@qmul.ac.uk

Affiliation Colorectal Cancer Genetics, Institute for Cell and Molecular Sciences, Barts and The London, Queen Mary's School of Medicine and Dentistry, London, United Kingdom

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: EE NS MI IT AS. Performed the experiments: EE NS EV JH NB GD MC. Analyzed the data: EE NS EV. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: EE NS. Wrote the paper: EE NS AS.