About the Authors

Shen Gu

Affiliation School of Biomedical Sciences, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, HKSAR, China

Hoi Hung Cheung

Affiliation Section on Clinical and Developmental Genomics, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

Tin Lap Lee

Affiliation School of Biomedical Sciences, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, HKSAR, China

Gang Lu

Affiliations School of Biomedical Sciences, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, HKSAR, China, Department of Surgery, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, HKSAR, China

Wai Sang Poon

Affiliation Department of Surgery, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, HKSAR, China

Wai Yee Chan

chanwy@cuhk.edu.hk

Affiliation School of Biomedical Sciences, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, HKSAR, China

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: SG WYC. Performed the experiments: SG. Analyzed the data: SG HHC. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: GL WSP. Wrote the paper: SG WYC. Discussion on the studies of REST: TLL.