microPublication Biology

Jaime C. Croft1, Arthur Colunga1, Lea Solh1*, Michaela K. Dillon1*, and Teresa Wei-sy Lee1§ORCID logo

1Department of Biological Sciences, University of Massachusetts Lowell, MA, USA

§Correspondence to: Teresa Wei-sy Lee (teresa_lee@uml.edu)

* Authors have equal contribution







This work was supported by the National Institute of General Medical Sciences of the National Institutes of Health under award 1R15GM144861-01. AC was supported by a University of Massachusetts Lowell Kennedy College of Sciences Science Scholar award and a National Science Foundation LSAMP Fellowship (EEE-1712771). MKD and LS were supported by fellowships from the University of Massachusetts Lowell Honors College and Immersive Scholars programs.

Author Contributions

  • Jaime C. Croft: Conceptualization, Data curation, Formal analysis, Investigation, Methodology, Visualization, Writing - original draft, Writing - review & editing
  • Arthur Colunga: Formal analysis, Writing - original draft, Writing - review & editing
  • Lea Solh: Investigation, Data curation, Validation
  • Michaela K. Dillon: Data curation, Investigation, Validation
  • Teresa Wei-sy Lee: Conceptualization, Funding acquisition, Project administration, Supervision, Writing - review & editing

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  • Received: 12/15/2022
  • Revision Received: 1/22/2023
  • Accepted: 1/25/2023
  • Published Online: 1/27/2023
  • Indexed: 2/10/2023



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