About the Authors

Mariana Piuri

Affiliation Department of Biological Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America

William R. Jacobs Jr.

Affiliation Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, United States of America

Graham F. Hatfull

gfh@pitt.edu

Affiliation Department of Biological Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MP WRJJ GFH. Performed the experiments: MP. Analyzed the data: MP WRJJ GFH. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: MP. Wrote the paper: MP WRJJ GFH.