About the Authors

Katrina Mitchel

Affiliation Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, United States of America

Kevin Lehner

Affiliation Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, United States of America

Sue Jinks-Robertson

Sue.Robertson@duke.edu

Affiliation Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, United States of America

Competing Interests

SJ-R is currently an associate editor for PLOS Genetics.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: KM SJ-R. Performed the experiments: KM KL. Analyzed the data: KM SJ-R KL. Wrote the paper: KM SJ-R.