About the Authors

Yann Marcy

¤ Current address: Genewave SAS, Palaiseau, France

Affiliations Department of Bioengineering, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States of America , Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States of America

Thomas Ishoey

Affiliation J. Craig Venter Institute, La Jolla, California, United States of America

Roger S Lasken

Affiliation J. Craig Venter Institute, La Jolla, California, United States of America

Timothy B Stockwell

Affiliation J. Craig Venter Institute, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

Brian P Walenz

Affiliation J. Craig Venter Institute, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

Aaron L Halpern

Affiliation J. Craig Venter Institute, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

Karen Y Beeson

Affiliation J. Craig Venter Institute, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

Susanne M. D Goldberg

Affiliation The Joint Technology Center, J. Craig Venter Institute, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

Stephen R Quake

To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: quake@stanford.edu

Affiliations Department of Bioengineering, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States of America , Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

YM, TI, RSL, and SRQ conceived and designed the experiments and wrote the paper. YM, TI, KYB, and SMDG performed the experiments. YM, TI, RSL, TBS, BPW, ALH, and SRQ analyzed the data.