About the Authors

Ji Ho Suh

Affiliation Genomic Medicine Program, Houston Methodist Research Institute, 66670 Bertner Avenue, R8-114, Houston, Texas, 77030, United States of America

Arundhati Chattopadhyay

Affiliation Genomic Medicine Program, Houston Methodist Research Institute, 66670 Bertner Avenue, R8-114, Houston, Texas, 77030, United States of America

Douglas H. Sieglaff

Affiliation Genomic Medicine Program, Houston Methodist Research Institute, 66670 Bertner Avenue, R8-114, Houston, Texas, 77030, United States of America

Cheryl Storer Samaniego

Affiliation Border Biomedical Research Center, Dept. of Biological Sciences, University of Texas at El Paso, 500 W. University Ave., El Paso, Texas, 79902, United States of America

Marc B. Cox

Affiliation Border Biomedical Research Center, Dept. of Biological Sciences, University of Texas at El Paso, 500 W. University Ave., El Paso, Texas, 79902, United States of America

Paul Webb

PWebb@tmhs.org

Affiliation Genomic Medicine Program, Houston Methodist Research Institute, 66670 Bertner Avenue, R8-114, Houston, Texas, 77030, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: JHS MBC PW. Performed the experiments: JHS AC DHS CLSS. Analyzed the data: JHS DHS MBC PW. Wrote the paper: JHS MBC PW.