About the Authors

Alexander G. Bassuk

Affiliations Department of Pediatrics, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, United States of America, Omics Lab, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, United States of America

Steven Yeh

Affiliation Department of Ophthalmology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, United States of America

Shu Wu

Affiliation Omics Lab, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, United States of America

Daniel F. Martin

Affiliation Cole Eye Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, United States of America

Stephen H. Tsang

Affiliation Bernard & Shirlee Brown Glaucoma Laboratory and Barbara & Donald Jonas Laboratory of Regenerative Medicine, Departments of Ophthalmology and Pathology and Cell Biology, Columbia University, New York, NY, United States of America

Lokesh Gakhar

Affiliations Department of Biochemistry, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, United States of America, Protein Crystallography Facility, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, United States of America

Vinit B. Mahajan

mahajanlab@gmail.com

Affiliations Omics Lab, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, United States of America, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: AGB SHT LG VBM. Performed the experiments: AGB SY SW DFM SHT LG VBM. Analyzed the data: AGB SY SW DFM SHT LG VBM. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: AGB SY SW DFM SHT LG VBM. Wrote the paper: AGB SY SW DFM SHT LG VBM.