About the Authors

Sophia Harlid

Affiliations Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, NIH, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, United States of America, Laboratory of Molecular Carcinogenesis, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, NIH, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, United States of America

Zongli Xu

Affiliation Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, NIH, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, United States of America

Vijayalakshmi Panduri

Affiliation Laboratory of Molecular Carcinogenesis, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, NIH, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, United States of America

Aimee A. D’Aloisio

Affiliation Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, NIH, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, United States of America

Lisa A. DeRoo

Affiliations Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, NIH, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, United States of America, Department of Global Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway

Dale P. Sandler

Affiliation Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, NIH, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, United States of America

Jack A. Taylor

taylor@niehs.nih.gov

Affiliations Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, NIH, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, United States of America, Laboratory of Molecular Carcinogenesis, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, NIH, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, United States of America

Competing Interests

Dr. Zongli Xu currently serves as an academic editor for PLOS ONE. However, this does not alter the authors’ adherence to PLOS ONE Editorial policies and criteria.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: SH JAT. Performed the experiments: SH VP. Analyzed the data: SH ZX. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: AAD LAD DPS. Wrote the paper: SH ZX AAD LAD DPS JAT.