About the Authors

Katja Nowick

Current address: Bioinformatics Group, Paul-Flechsig-Institute for Brain Research and Interdisciplinary Center for Bioinformatics, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany

Affiliations Institute for Genomic Biology, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois, United States of America, Department of Cell and Developmental Biology, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois, United States of America

Christopher Fields

Affiliation Institute for Genomic Biology, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois, United States of America

Tim Gernat

Affiliation Institute for Genomic Biology, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois, United States of America

Derek Caetano-Anolles

Affiliations Institute for Genomic Biology, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois, United States of America, Department of Cell and Developmental Biology, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois, United States of America

Nadezda Kholina

Affiliations Institute for Genomic Biology, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois, United States of America, Department of Cell and Developmental Biology, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois, United States of America

Lisa Stubbs

ljstubbs@illinois.edu

Affiliations Institute for Genomic Biology, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois, United States of America, Department of Cell and Developmental Biology, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: KN TG LS. Performed the experiments: DC-A NK. Analyzed the data: KN CF TG NK LS. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: TG CF. Wrote the paper: KN LS.