About the Authors

Jamie T. Bridgham

Affiliations Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Eugene, Oregon, United States of America, Center for Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon, United States of America

Geeta N. Eick

Affiliation Center for Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon, United States of America

Claire Larroux

Address Current address: Department of Earth & Environmental Sciences, Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Munich, Germany

Affiliation School of Biological Sciences, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia

Kirti Deshpande

Affiliation Biochemistry Department, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Michael J. Harms

Affiliation Center for Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon, United States of America

Marie E. A. Gauthier

Affiliation School of Biological Sciences, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia

Eric A. Ortlund

Affiliation Biochemistry Department, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Bernard M. Degnan

Affiliation School of Biological Sciences, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia

Joseph W. Thornton

joet@uoregon.edu

Affiliations Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Eugene, Oregon, United States of America, Center for Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

The author(s) have made the following declarations about their contributions: Conceived and designed the experiments: JTB EO BMD JWT. Performed the experiments: JTB GNE CL KD MJH MG EO JWT. Analyzed the data: JTB GNE CL KD MJH MG EO BMD JWT. Wrote the paper: JWT.