microPublication Biology

Ellen M. Doss1, Mary E. Tragesser-Tiña1, Yanru Huang1, Philip J. Smaldino1*ORCID logo, Jason D. True1*, Ashley L. Kalinski1*ORCID logo, and Eric M. Rubenstein1§ORCID logo

1Ball State University, Department of Biology

§Correspondence to: Eric M. Rubenstein (emrubenstein@bsu.edu)

* Authors have equal contribution







This work was funded by NIH grant R15 GM111713 (EMR) and the Ball State University Department of Biology. Work in the lab of PJS is funded by NIH grant R15 G067291 and NIH grant R15 CA252996. Work in the lab of ALK is funded by the Indiana Academy of Science and Ball State University Provost Laboratory Start-up funds. This project was conceived while EMR was supported in part by a Ball State University Excellence in Teaching award (sponsored by the Ball State University Division of Online and Strategic Learning and the Office of the Provost).

Author Contributions

  • Ellen M. Doss: Investigation, Writing - review & editing
  • Mary E. Tragesser-Tiña: Investigation, Writing - review & editing
  • Yanru Huang: Investigation, Writing - review & editing
  • Philip J. Smaldino: Supervision, Writing - review & editing, Project administration
  • Jason D. True: Supervision, Writing - review & editing, Project administration
  • Ashley L. Kalinski: Supervision, Project administration, Writing - review & editing
  • Eric M. Rubenstein: Supervision, Project administration, Writing - original draft, Writing - review & editing, Funding acquisition

Reviewed By

Anonymous, Michael Charette


  • Received: 2/28/2022
  • Revision Received: 3/18/2022
  • Accepted: 3/22/2022
  • Published: 3/24/2022



© 2022 by the authors. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


PubMed Central: 9007615

PubMed: 35622489

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