About the Authors

Susan E. Lott, Michael B. Eisen
Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of California, Berkeley, California, United States of America

Jacqueline E. Villalta, Michael B. Eisen
Howard Hughes Medical Institute, University of California, Berkeley, California, United States of America

Gary P. Schroth, Shujun Luo
Illumina, Hayward, California, United States of America

Leath A. Tonkin
Vincent J. Coates Genomics Sequencing Laboratory, California Institute for Quantitative Biosciences (QB3), University of California, Berkeley, California, United States of America

Corresponding Author

slott27@gmail.com

Competing Interests

MBE is a cofounder and member of the Board of Directors of PLoS.

Author Contributions

The author(s) have made the following declarations about their contributions: Conceived and designed the experiments: SEL LAT MBE. Performed the experiments: SEL JEV. Analyzed the data: SEL MBE. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: GPS SL LAT. Wrote the paper: SEL MBE.