About the Authors

Alekos Athanasiadis

Affiliations Department of Biological Sciences, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, United States of America, Department of Biology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America

Alexander Rich

Affiliation Department of Biology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America

Stefan Maas

To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: smaas@lehigh.edu

Affiliation Department of Biological Sciences, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no conflicts of interest exist.

Author Contributions

AA and SM conceived and designed the experiments. AA and SM performed the experiments. AA and SM analyzed the data. AR contributed reagents/materials. AA, AR, and SM wrote the paper.