About the Authors

Rebecca E. Symula

Contributed equally to this work with: Rebecca E. Symula, Jon S. Beadell

resymula@olemiss.edu

Affiliations Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America, Yale School of Public Health, Division of Epidemiology and Public Health, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America, Department of Biology, University of Mississippi, Mississippi, United States of America

Jon S. Beadell

Contributed equally to this work with: Rebecca E. Symula, Jon S. Beadell

Affiliation Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America

Mark Sistrom

Affiliation Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America

Kehinde Agbebakun

Affiliation Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America

Oliver Balmer

Affiliations Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland, Institute of Zoology, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland, Research Institute of Organic Agriculture, Frick, Switzerland

Wendy Gibson

Affiliation School of Biological Sciences, University of Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom

Serap Aksoy

Affiliation Yale School of Public Health, Division of Epidemiology and Public Health, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America

Adalgisa Caccone

Affiliation Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: JSB. Performed the experiments: RES JSB KA. Analyzed the data: RES. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: OB WG SA AC. Wrote the paper: RES JSB MS. Provided isolates for sequencing: OB WG. Provided valuable contributions to the direction, scope and composition of the paper: JSB MS OB SA WG AC.