About the Authors

Sean P Curran

Affiliations Department of Molecular Biology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America , Department of Genetics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Gary Ruvkun

To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: ruvkun@molbio.mgh.harvard.edu

Affiliations Department of Molecular Biology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America , Department of Genetics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

SPC and GR conceived and designed the experiments. SPC performed the experiments, analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, and wrote the paper.