About the Authors

Catherine I Lacayo, Zachary Pincus, Cyrus A Wilson, Julie A Theriot
Department of Biochemistry, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States of America

Zachary Pincus
Program in Biomedical Informatics, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States of America

Martijn M VanDuijn, Daniel A Fletcher
Department of Bioengineering, University of California, Berkeley, California, United States of America

Frank B Gertler
Department of Biology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America

Alex Mogilner
Department of Neurobiology, Physiology and Behavior, University of California Davis, Davis, California, United States of America

Alex Mogilner
Department of Mathematics, University of California Davis, Davis, California, United States of America

Julie A Theriot
Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States of America

Corresponding Author

theriot@stanford.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

CIL and JAT conceived and designed the experiments. CIL and MMVD performed the experiments. CIL, ZP, CAW, and AM analyzed the data. ZP, CAW, DAF, FBG, AM, and JAT contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools. CIL, ZP, AM, and JAT wrote the paper. ZP wrote a methods section. FBG made an intellectual contribution. AM wrote mathematical methods, results, and interpretation.