About the Authors

Tomoko Hayashi

Affiliation Moores Cancer Center, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, United States of America

Shiyin Yao

Affiliation Moores Cancer Center, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, United States of America

Brian Crain

Affiliation Moores Cancer Center, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, United States of America

Michael Chan

Affiliation Moores Cancer Center, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, United States of America

Rommel I. Tawatao

Affiliation Moores Cancer Center, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, United States of America

Christine Gray

Affiliation Moores Cancer Center, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, United States of America

Linda Vuong

Affiliation Moores Cancer Center, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, United States of America

Fitzgerald Lao

Affiliation Moores Cancer Center, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, United States of America

Howard B. Cottam

Affiliation Moores Cancer Center, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, United States of America

Dennis A. Carson

Affiliation Moores Cancer Center, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, United States of America

Maripat Corr

mcorr@ucsd.edu

Affiliation Department of Medicine, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, United States of America

Competing Interests

Authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: TH DAC MPC. Performed the experiments: TH SY BC MC RIT CG LV FL. Analyzed the data: TH BC LV DAC MPC. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: MC RIT LV HBC. Wrote the paper: TH DAC MPC.