About the Authors

Paul T. Kroeger Jr.

Affiliation Department of Biological Sciences, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana, United States of America

Douglas A. Shoue

Affiliation Department of Biological Sciences, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana, United States of America

Frank M. Mezzacappa

Affiliation Department of Biological Sciences, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana, United States of America

Gary F. Gerlach

Affiliation Department of Biological Sciences, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana, United States of America

Rebecca A. Wingert

Affiliation Department of Biological Sciences, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana, United States of America

Robert A. Schulz

rschulz@nd.edu

Affiliation Department of Biological Sciences, 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: PTKJ DAS RAW RAS. Performed the experiments: PTKJ DAS FMM GFG. Analyzed the data: PTKJ DAS FMM RAW RAS. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: PTKJ DAS RAW RAS. Wrote the manuscript: PTKJ RAS.