About the Authors

Caroline Le Sommer

Affiliations Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, United States of America, Center for RNA Biology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, United States of America

Nicholas J. Barrows

Affiliations Center for RNA Biology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, United States of America, Duke RNAi Screening Facility, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, United States of America, Institute for Genome Sciences and Policy, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, United States of America

Shelton S. Bradrick

Affiliations Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, United States of America, Center for RNA Biology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, United States of America

James L. Pearson

Affiliations Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, United States of America, Center for RNA Biology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, United States of America, Duke RNAi Screening Facility, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, United States of America

Mariano A. Garcia-Blanco

m.garciablanco@duke.edu

Affiliations Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, United States of America, Center for RNA Biology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, United States of America, Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, United States of America, Program in Emerging Infectious Diseases, Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School, Singapore, Republic of Singapore

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: CLS NJB SSB JLP MAGB. Performed the experiments: CLS NJB SSB JLP. Analyzed the data: CLS NJB SSB JLP MAGB. Wrote the paper: CLS NJB SSB JLP MAGB.