About the Authors

Ryan D. Bickel
School of Biological Science, University of Nebraska – Lincoln, Lincoln, Nebraska, United States of America

Ryan D. Bickel, Sergey V. Nuzhdin
Program in Molecular and Computational Biology, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Artyom Kopp
Department of Evolution and Ecology, University of California Davis, Davis, California, United States of America

Corresponding Author

rbickel2@unl.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: RDB AK SVN. Performed the experiments: RDB. Analyzed the data: RDB AK SVN. Wrote the paper: RDB AK SVN.