About the Authors

Gunnar Rätsch
Friedrich Miescher Laboratory, Max Planck Society, Tübingen, Germany

Sören Sonnenburg, Klaus-R Müller
Fraunhofer FIRST, Berlin, Germany

Jagan Srinivasan
Division of Biology, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California, United States of America

Hanh Witte, Ralf-J Sommer
Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology, Tübingen, Germany

Klaus-R Müller
Computer Science Department, Technical University of Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Bernhard Schölkopf
Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, Tübingen, Germany

Corresponding Author

Gunnar.Raetsch@tuebingen.mpg.de

Competing Interests

GR, SS, KRM, and BS are authors of a patent application (PCT WO05116246) related to the technical innovations of the proposed method.

Author Contributions

GR, SS, JS, KRM, RJS, and BS conceived and designed the experiments. GR, JS, and HW performed the experiments. GR and SS analyzed the data. SS, RJS, and BS contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools. GR, JS, KRM, RJS, and BS wrote the paper. SS and JS contributed equally to the paper.