About the Authors

Susan E. Lott

slott27@gmail.com

Affiliation Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of California, Berkeley, California, United States of America

Jacqueline E. Villalta

Affiliation Howard Hughes Medical Institute, University of California, Berkeley, California, United States of America

Gary P. Schroth

Affiliation Illumina, Hayward, California, United States of America

Shujun Luo

Affiliation Illumina, Hayward, California, United States of America

Leath A. Tonkin

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

Michael B. Eisen

Affiliations Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of California, Berkeley, California, United States of America, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, University of California, Berkeley, California, United States of America

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.