About the Authors

Kimberly D. Siegmund

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

Paul Marjoram

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

Simon Tavaré

Affiliations Department of Biological Sciences, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, United States of America, Department of Oncology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom

Darryl Shibata

dshibata@usc.edu

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

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: KDS PM DS. Performed the experiments: KDS DS. Analyzed the data: KDS PM ST DS. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: KDS PM ST DS. Wrote the manuscript: KDS PM ST DS.