About the Authors

Stefan Wuchty

wuchtys@ncbi.nlm.nih.gov

Affiliation National Center of Biotechnology Information, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

Geoffrey Siwo

Affiliation Eck Institute for Global Health, Department of Biology, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana, United States of America

Michael T. Ferdig

Affiliation Eck Institute for Global Health, Department of Biology, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: SW MTF. Performed the experiments: SW. Analyzed the data: SW GHS MTF. Wrote the paper: SW GHS MTF.