About the Authors

Caitlin J. Curry

Affiliation Interdisciplinary Program of Genetics, Department of Veterinary Pathobiology, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, United States of America

Paula A. White

Affiliation Center for Tropical Research, Institute of the Environment and Sustainability, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, United States of America

James N. Derr

jderr@cvm.tamu.edu

Affiliation Interdisciplinary Program of Genetics, Department of Veterinary Pathobiology, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: CC PW JD. Performed the experiments: CC. Analyzed the data: CC. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: PW JD. Wrote the paper: CC PW JD.