About the Authors

Zhengang Peng

Affiliations Division of Medical Technology, School of Allied Medical Professions, the Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, Ohio, United States of America, Molecular Biology and Cancer Genetics Program, Comprehensive Cancer Center, the Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, Ohio, United States of America

Rulong Shen

Affiliation Department of Pathology, the Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, Ohio, United States of America

Ying-Wei Li

Affiliations Division of Medical Technology, School of Allied Medical Professions, the Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, Ohio, United States of America, Molecular Biology and Cancer Genetics Program, Comprehensive Cancer Center, the Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, Ohio, United States of America

Kun-Yu Teng

Affiliations Division of Medical Technology, School of Allied Medical Professions, the Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, Ohio, United States of America, Molecular Biology and Cancer Genetics Program, Comprehensive Cancer Center, the Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, Ohio, United States of America

Charles L. Shapiro

Affiliation Department of Medical Oncology, the Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, Ohio, United States of America

Huey-Jen L. Lin

hueyjenlin@gmail.com

Affiliations Division of Medical Technology, School of Allied Medical Professions, the Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, Ohio, United States of America, Molecular Biology and Cancer Genetics Program, Comprehensive Cancer Center, the Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, Ohio, United States of America, Department of Medical Technology, University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: ZP YL CS HL. Performed the experiments: ZP RS YL KT. Analyzed the data: ZP YL. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: RS CS HL. Wrote the paper: ZP HL.