About the Authors

Gergely Tekes

Affiliation Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Amal A. Rahmeh

Affiliation Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Sean P. J. Whelan

swhelan@hms.harvard.edu

Affiliation Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: GT SPJW. Performed the experiments: GT. Analyzed the data: GT AAR SPJW. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: GT AAR. Wrote the paper: GT AAR SPJW.