About the Authors

Irina Haecker

Affiliation Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, United States of America

Lauren A. Gay

Affiliation Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, United States of America

Yajie Yang

Affiliation Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, United States of America

Jianhong Hu

Affiliation Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, United States of America

Alison M. Morse

Affiliation Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, United States of America

Lauren M. McIntyre

Affiliations Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, United States of America, UF Genetics Institute, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, United States of America

Rolf Renne

rrenne@ufl.edu

Affiliations Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, United States of America, UF Genetics Institute, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, United States of America, UF Shands Cancer Center, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: IH LAG RR. Performed the experiments: IH LAG JH. Analyzed the data: IH LAG YY AMM LMM RR. Wrote the paper: IH RR.