About the Authors

Emily Y. Smith

Affiliation Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, Florida, United States of America

Christopher R. Futtner

Address Current address: Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, United States of America

Affiliation Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, Florida, United States of America

Stormy J. Chamberlain

Address Current address: Department of Genetics and Developmental Biology, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, Connecticut, United States of America

Affiliation Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, Florida, United States of America

Karen A. Johnstone

Address Current address: Institute of Biomedical and Clinical Science, Peninsula Medical School, University of Exeter, Exeter, United Kingdom

Affiliation Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, Florida, United States of America

James L. Resnick

resnick@mgm.ufl.edu

Affiliation Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, Florida, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: KAJ JLR. Performed the experiments: EYS CRF SJC. Analyzed the data: EYS CRF JLR. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: EYS CRF SJC KAJ JLR. Wrote the paper: EYS JLR.