About the Authors

Jinhui Wang

Affiliation Division of Biology, Beckman Research Institute, City of Hope National Medical Center, Duarte, California, United States of America

Zuzana Valo

Affiliation Division of Biology, Beckman Research Institute, City of Hope National Medical Center, Duarte, California, United States of America

Chauncey W. Bowers

Affiliation Division of Computational Biology, Beckman Research Institute, City of Hope National Medical Center, Duarte, California, United States of America

David D. Smith

Affiliation Division of Biostatistics, City of Hope National Medical Center, Duarte, California, United States of America

Zheng Liu

Affiliation Bioinformatics Core Facility, Department of Molecular Medicine, Beckman Research Institute, City of Hope National Medical Center, Duarte, California, United States of America

Judith Singer-Sam

jsam@coh.org

Affiliation Division of Biology, Beckman Research Institute, City of Hope National Medical Center, Duarte, California, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: JW JSS. Performed the experiments: JW ZV. Analyzed the data: JW ZV CWB DS JSS. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: CWB DS ZL. Wrote the paper: CWB JSS.