About the Authors

Thomas J. Sharpton, Samantha J. Riesenfeld, Joshua Ladau, Katherine S. Pollard
The J. David Gladstone Institutes, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America

Steven W. Kembel, James P. O'Dwyer, Jessica L. Green
Center for Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon, United States of America

James P. O'Dwyer
Institute of Integrative and Comparative Biology, University of Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom

Jonathan A. Eisen
Department of Evolution and Ecology, University of California Davis, Davis, California, United States of America

Katherine S. Pollard
Institute for Human Genetics & Division of Biostatistics, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America

Corresponding Author

thomas.sharpton@gladstone.ucsf.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: TJS SJR SWK JL JPOD JLG JAE KSP. Performed the experiments: TJS. Analyzed the data: TJS SJR SWK JL JPOD JLG JAE KSP. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: TJS SJR SWK JL. Wrote the paper: TJS SJR SWK JL JPOD JLG JAE KSP.