About the Authors

Boryana Doyle

Affiliations Program for Research in Mathematics, Engineering and Science for High School Students, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America, Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America, Department of Physics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America

Geoffrey Fudenberg

Affiliation Graduate Program in Biophysics, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America

Maxim Imakaev

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

Leonid A. Mirny

leonid@mit.edu

Affiliations Department of Physics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America, Graduate Program in Biophysics, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America, Institute for Medical Engineering and Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: BD MI GF LAM. Performed the experiments: BD. Analyzed the data: BD. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: BD MI GF LAM. Wrote the paper: BD MI GF LAM.