About the Authors
Department of Entomology, University of California Davis, Davis, California, United States of America
Istituto Pasteur-Fondazione Cenci Bolognetti, Università la Sapienza, Rome, Italy
Centro Regional de Investigación en Salud Pública, Instituto Nacional de Salud Pública, Tapachula, Chiapas, México
Department of Entomology, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, United States of America
Fogarty International Center, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America
Biomathematics Graduate Program and Department of Mathematics, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, United States of America
Departments of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics and Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, University of California Irvine, Irvine, California, United States of America
Oxitec Ltd., Abingdon, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
Luke Alphey is an employee of Oxitec Ltd, which provided salary and other support for the research program. Also, such employee has shares or share options in Oxitec Ltd. Both Oxitec Ltd. and Oxford University have one or more patents or patent applications related to the subject of this paper.
Conceived and designed the experiments: LF LV TWS JMR GB FG LA AAJ. Performed the experiments: LF LV RKW. Analyzed the data: LV LF. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: MAR ALL FG. Wrote the paper: LF LV TWS FG. Supervised research: TWS JMR AAJ. Revised the manuscript critically adding important intellectual content: AAJ. Acquisition of funding: AAJ.