About the Authors

Matt Kaeberlein

Affiliation Departments of Genome Sciences and Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

Kathryn T Kirkland

Affiliation Department of Biochemistry, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

Stanley Fields

Affiliations Departments of Genome Sciences and Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

Brian K Kennedy

To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: bkenn@u.washington.edu

Affiliation Department of Biochemistry, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no conflicts of interest exist.

Author Contributions

MK, KTK, SF, and BKK conceived and designed the experiments. MK, KTK, and BKK performed the experiments and analyzed the data. MK, KTK, SF, and BKK contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools. MK and BKK wrote the paper.