About the Authors

Katharine S. Walter

katharine.walter@yale.edu

Affiliation Department of Epidemiology of Microbial Diseases, Yale School of Public Health, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America

Giovanna Carpi

Affiliation Department of Epidemiology of Microbial Diseases, Yale School of Public Health, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America

Benjamin R. Evans

Affiliation Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America

Adalgisa Caccone

Affiliation Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America

Maria A. Diuk-Wasser

Affiliation Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Environmental Biology, Columbia University, New York, New York, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: KSW MADW AC GC BRE. Performed the experiments: KSW. Analyzed the data: KSW. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: MADW AC. Wrote the paper: KSW MADW AC GC.