About the Authors

W. Florian Fricke

Affiliation Institute for Genome Sciences (IGS), University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

David A. Rasko

Affiliation Institute for Genome Sciences (IGS), University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

Jacques Ravel

jravel@som.umaryland.edu

Affiliation Institute for Genome Sciences (IGS), University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.