About the Authors

Karen Voelkel-Meiman

Contributed equally to this work with: Karen Voelkel-Meiman, Sarah S. Moustafa

Affiliation Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut, United States of America

Sarah S. Moustafa

Contributed equally to this work with: Karen Voelkel-Meiman, Sarah S. Moustafa

Affiliations Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut, United States of America, Department of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America

Philippe Lefrançois

Affiliation Department of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America

Anne M. Villeneuve

Affiliation Department of Developmental Biology, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States of America

Amy J. MacQueen

amacqueen@wesleyan.edu

Affiliation Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: AJM AMV KV-M SSM. Performed the experiments: KV-M SSM AJM. Analyzed the data: KV-M SSM PL AJM. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: PL. Wrote the paper: AJM.