About the Authors

Brooke A. LaFlamme

Affiliation Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States of America

K. Ravi Ram

Affiliations Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States of America, Embryotoxicology Division, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research–Indian Institute of Toxicology Research, Lucknow, India

Mariana F. Wolfner

mfw5@cornell.edu

Affiliation Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: BAL KRR MFW. Performed the experiments: BAL KRR. Analyzed the data: BAL KRR MFW. Wrote the paper: BAL KRR MFW.