About the Authors

Maheshwar Gummalla

Affiliation Department of Genetics and Evolution, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland

Robert K. Maeda

Affiliation Department of Genetics and Evolution, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland

Javier J. Castro Alvarez

Affiliation Department of Genetics and Evolution, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland

Henrik Gyurkovics

Affiliation Institute of Genetics, Biological Research Center, Szeged, Hungary

Swetha Singari

Affiliation School of Biological Sciences, Illinois State University, Normal, Illinois, United States of America

Kevin A. Edwards

Affiliation School of Biological Sciences, Illinois State University, Normal, Illinois, United States of America

François Karch

Francois.Karch@unige.ch (FK); heber_domingues@hms.harvard.edu (WB)

Affiliation Department of Genetics and Evolution, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland

Welcome Bender

Francois.Karch@unige.ch (FK); heber_domingues@hms.harvard.edu (WB)

Affiliation Department of Biological Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, 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: MG RKM HG SS KAE FK WB. Performed the experiments: MG HG JJCA SS KAE WB. Analyzed the data: MG RKM HG SS KAE FK WB. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: MG JJCA RKM HG SS KAE FK WB. Wrote the paper: MG RKM KAE FK WB.