About the Authors

Todd R. Miller

millertr@uwm.edu

Affiliation Department of Bacteriology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, United States of America

Lucas Beversdorf

Affiliation Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, United States of America

Sheena D. Chaston

Affiliation Department of Bacteriology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, United States of America

Katherine D. McMahon

Affiliations Department of Bacteriology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, United States of America, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: TRM KDM. Performed the experiments: TRM SDC. Analyzed the data: TRM. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: TRM SDC LJB KDM. Wrote the manuscript: TRM LJB KDM.