About the Authors

Esther Erdei

EErdei@salud.unm.edu

Affiliation Molecular Epidemiology Laboratory of the Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Department of Internal Medicine and the University of New Mexico Cancer Center, Cancer Epidemiology and Cancer Prevention Program at the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, School of Medicine, Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States of America

Huiping Sheng

Affiliation Molecular Epidemiology Laboratory of the Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Department of Internal Medicine and the University of New Mexico Cancer Center, Cancer Epidemiology and Cancer Prevention Program at the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, School of Medicine, Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States of America

Erika Maestas

Affiliation Molecular Epidemiology Laboratory of the Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Department of Internal Medicine and the University of New Mexico Cancer Center, Cancer Epidemiology and Cancer Prevention Program at the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, School of Medicine, Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States of America

Amanda Mackey

Affiliation Molecular Epidemiology Laboratory of the Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Department of Internal Medicine and the University of New Mexico Cancer Center, Cancer Epidemiology and Cancer Prevention Program at the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, School of Medicine, Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States of America

Kirsten A. White

Affiliation Molecular Epidemiology Laboratory of the Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Department of Internal Medicine and the University of New Mexico Cancer Center, Cancer Epidemiology and Cancer Prevention Program at the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, School of Medicine, Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States of America

Lin Li

Affiliation Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, College of Dentistry, New York University, New York, New York, United States of America

Yan Dong

Affiliation Molecular Epidemiology Laboratory of the Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Department of Internal Medicine and the University of New Mexico Cancer Center, Cancer Epidemiology and Cancer Prevention Program at the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, School of Medicine, Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States of America

Justin Taylor

Affiliation Molecular Epidemiology Laboratory of the Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Department of Internal Medicine and the University of New Mexico Cancer Center, Cancer Epidemiology and Cancer Prevention Program at the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, School of Medicine, Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States of America

Marianne Berwick

Affiliation Molecular Epidemiology Laboratory of the Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Department of Internal Medicine and the University of New Mexico Cancer Center, Cancer Epidemiology and Cancer Prevention Program at the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, School of Medicine, Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States of America

Douglas E. Morse

Affiliation Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, College of Dentistry, New York University, New York, New York, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: EE MB DEM. Performed the experiments: EM AM JT KAW. Analyzed the data: EE HS LL YD DEM. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: MB DEM. Wrote the paper: EE HS KAW MB DEM.