About the Authors

Min Ni

Contributed equally to this work with: Min Ni, Marianna Feretzaki

Address Current address: Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Tarrytown, New York, United States of America.

Affiliation Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, United States of America

Marianna Feretzaki

Contributed equally to this work with: Min Ni, Marianna Feretzaki

Affiliation Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, United States of America

Wenjun Li

Address Current address: Natcher Building, National Center for Biotechnology Information, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America.

Affiliation Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, United States of America

Anna Floyd-Averette

Affiliation Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, United States of America

Piotr Mieczkowski

Affiliation Department of Genetics, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America

Fred S. Dietrich

Affiliation Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, United States of America

Joseph Heitman

heitm001@duke.edu

Affiliation Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

The author(s) have made the following declarations about their contributions: Conceived and designed the experiments: MN MF JH. Performed the experiments: MN MF WL AF. Analyzed the data: MN MF WL FSD. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: PM FSD. Wrote the paper: MN MF JH.