About the Authors

Corey Saba

Affiliation College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, United States of America

Melissa Paoloni

Affiliation Comparative Oncology Program, Center for Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

Christina Mazcko

Affiliation Comparative Oncology Program, Center for Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

William Kisseberth

Affiliation College of Veterinary Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, United States of America

Jenna H. Burton

Affiliation College of Veterinary Medicine and Biological Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado, United States of America

Annette Smith

Affiliation College of Veterinary Medicine, Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama, United States of America

Heather Wilson-Robles

Affiliation College of Veterinary Medicine, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, United States of America

Sara Allstadt

Affiliation School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California Davis, Davis, California, United States of America

David Vail

Affiliation School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, United States of America

Carolyn Henry

Affiliation College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Missouri-Columbia, Columbia, Missouri, United States of America

Susan Lana

Affiliation College of Veterinary Medicine and Biological Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado, United States of America

E. J. Ehrhart

Affiliation College of Veterinary Medicine and Biological Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado, United States of America

Brad Charles

Affiliation College of Veterinary Medicine and Biological Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado, United States of America

Michael Kent

Affiliation School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California Davis, Davis, California, United States of America

Jessica Lawrence

Affiliation College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, United States of America

Kristine Burgess

Affiliation School of Veterinary Medicine, Tufts University, North Grafton, Massachusetts, United States of America

Antonella Borgatti

Affiliation College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, Minnesota, United States of America

Steve Suter

Affiliation College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, United States of America

Paul Woods

Affiliation Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Ira Gordon

Affiliation Comparative Oncology Program, Center for Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

Patricia Vrignaud

Affiliation Sanofi Aventis, Guesde, Vitry-sur-Seine, 94403 Cedex, France

Chand Khanna

Affiliation Comparative Oncology Program, Center for Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

Amy K. LeBlanc

amy.leblanc@nih.gov

Affiliation Comparative Oncology Program, Center for Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MP CM CK PV AL. Performed the experiments: CS CM WK JHB AS HW SA DV CH SL EE BC PV AL. Analyzed the data: CS MP CM SL EE BC PV CK AL. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: CS CM WK JHB AS HW SA DV CH SL EE BC PV CK AL. Wrote the paper: CS CM WK JHB AS HW SA DV CH SL EE BC MK JL KB AB SS PW IG PV CK AL.