About the Authors

Shannan J. Ho Sui

Contributed equally to this work with: Shannan J. Ho Sui, Amber Fedynak

Affiliation Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada

Amber Fedynak

Contributed equally to this work with: Shannan J. Ho Sui, Amber Fedynak

Affiliation Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada

William W. L. Hsiao

Address Current address: Institute for Genome Sciences, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

Affiliation Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada

Morgan G. I. Langille

Affiliation Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada

Fiona S. L. Brinkman

brinkman@sfu.ca

Affiliation Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: SJHS AF WWLH MGIL FSLB. Performed the experiments: SJHS AF. Analyzed the data: SJHS AF. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: WWLH MGIL. Wrote the paper: SJHS AF FSLB.