About the Authors

Claire E. Richardson

Affiliation Department of Biology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America

Stephanie Kinkel

Affiliation Department of Biology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America

Dennis H. Kim

dhkim@mit.edu

Affiliation Department of Biology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: CER SK DHK. Performed the experiments: CER SK. Analyzed the data: CER SK DHK. Wrote the paper: CER SK DHK.