About the Authors

Ang Cui

Contributed equally to this work with: Ang Cui, Gerald Quon

Current address: Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology, Cambridge, MA, United States of America

Affiliation Division of Engineering Science, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada

Gerald Quon

Contributed equally to this work with: Ang Cui, Gerald Quon

Current address: Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of California Davis, Davis, CA, United States of America

Affiliation Department of Computer Science, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada

Alan M. Rosenberg

Affiliation Department of Pediatrics, Division of Rheumatology, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, Canada

Rae S. M. Yeung

rae.yeung@sickkids.ca (RY); quaid.morris@utoronto.ca (QM)

Affiliations Divisions of Rheumatology and Cell Biology, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, Canada, Departments of Paediatrics, Immunology and Medical Sciences, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada

Quaid Morris

rae.yeung@sickkids.ca (RY); quaid.morris@utoronto.ca (QM)

Affiliations Department of Computer Science, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada, The Donnelly Centre, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada, Department of Molecular Genetics, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada

BBOP Study Consortium

Complete membership of the author group can be found in the Acknowledgments.

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: QM. Performed the experiments: AC GQ. Analyzed the data: AC GQ QM RY AR. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: AR RY BBOP. Wrote the paper: AC GQ QM RY AR BBOP.