About the Authors

Vasanthi Avadhanula

Affiliation Department of Biology, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, United States of America

Brandon P. Weasner

Affiliation Department of Biology, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, United States of America

Gail G. Hardy

Affiliation Department of Biology, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, United States of America

Justin P. Kumar

Affiliation Department of Biology, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, United States of America

Richard W. Hardy

rwhardy@indiana.edu

Affiliation Department of Biology, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: VA JPK RWH. Performed the experiments: VA BPW GGH. Analyzed the data: VA JPK RWH. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: BPW GGH. Wrote the paper: VA.