About the Authors

Steve E. Bellan

steve.bellan@gmail.com

Affiliation Center for Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, United States of America

Jonathan Dushoff

Affiliation Department of Biology, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

Alison P. Galvani

Affiliations Yale School of Public Health, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America, Department of Ecology and Evolution, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America

Lauren Ancel Meyers

Affiliations Department of Integrative Biology, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, United States of America, The Santa Fe Institute, Santa Fe, New Mexico, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: SEB JD LAM. Performed the experiments: SEB. Analyzed the data: SEB. Wrote the first draft of the manuscript: SEB. Wrote the paper: SEB LAM APG JD. Reviewed the literature: SEB. Performed the model analyses: SEB. Agree with manuscript results and conclusions: SEB LAM APG JD. All authors have read, and confirm that they meet, ICMJE criteria for authorship.