About the Authors

Thomas R. Hawn

thawn@u.washington.edu

Affiliation Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

Delia Scholes

Affiliation Group Health Center for Health Studies, Group Health Cooperative, and Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

Hongwei Wang

Affiliation Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

Sue S. Li

Affiliation Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

Ann E. Stapleton

Affiliation Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

Marta Janer

Affiliation Institute for Systems Biology, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

Alan Aderem

Affiliation Institute for Systems Biology, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

Walter E. Stamm

Affiliation Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

Lue Ping Zhao

Affiliation Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

Thomas M. Hooton

Affiliation Department of Medicine, University of Miami, Miami, Florida, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: TRH DS SL AS AA WES LPPZ TMH. Performed the experiments: TRH MJ. Analyzed the data: TRH DS HW SL AS MJ AA LPPZ TMH. Wrote the paper: TRH DS HW SL AS MJ AA WES LPPZ TMH.