About the Authors

Lisa J. Funkhouser

lisa.j.funkhouser@vanderbilt.edu (LF); s.bordenstein@vanderbilt.edu (SB)

Affiliation Department of Biological Sciences, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, United States of America

Seth R. Bordenstein

lisa.j.funkhouser@vanderbilt.edu (LF); s.bordenstein@vanderbilt.edu (SB)

Affiliations Department of Biological Sciences, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, United States of America, Department of Pathology, Microbiology, and Immunology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.