About the Authors

Jillian A Pesin

Affiliations Department of Biology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America , Whitehead Institute, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America

Terry L Orr-Weaver

To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: weaver@wi.mit.edu

Affiliations Department of Biology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America , Whitehead Institute, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

JAP designed and executed the experiments with discussions with TLO-W. JAP prepared the manuscript draft and figures, and TLO-W provided comments.