About the Authors

Sahar Abubucker, Makedonka Mitreva
The Genome Institute, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

Nicola Segata, Curtis Huttenhower
Department of Biostatistics, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Johannes Goll, Mathangi Thiagarajan, Barbara Methé
J. Craig Venter Institute, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

Alyxandria M. Schubert, Patrick D. Schloss
Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States of America

Jacques Izard
Department of Molecular Genetics, Forsyth Institute, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America

Jacques Izard, Beltran Rodriguez-Mueller
Department of Oral Medicine, Infection and Immunity, Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Brandi L. Cantarel, Owen White
Institute for Genome Sciences, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

Jeremy Zucker, Dirk Gevers, Curtis Huttenhower
The Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America

Bernard Henrissat
Architecture et Fonction des Macromolécules Biologiques, UMR 6098 CNRS, Université de la Méditerranée, Marseille, France

Scott T. Kelley
Biology Department, San Diego State University, San Diego, California, United States of America

Corresponding Author

chuttenh@hsph.harvard.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: OW DG MM CH. Performed the experiments: SA AMS CH. Analyzed the data: SA NS AMS JI BLC CH. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: JG BRM JZ MT BH STK BM PDS. Wrote the paper: SA NS CH. Implemented the software: NS BRM CH.