About the Authors

Paul J. McMurdie, Sebastian F. Behrens, Jonathan Göke, Alfred M. Spormann
Departments of Civil and Environmental Engineering and of Chemical Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States of America

Jochen A. Müller
Department of Biology, Morgan State University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

Kirsti M. Ritalahti, Ryan Wagner, Frank E. Löffler
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Eugene Goltsman, Alla Lapidus
Joint Genome Institute, Walnut Creek, California, United States of America

Susan Holmes
Department of Statistics, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States of America

Corresponding Author

spormann@stanford.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: PJM SFB FEL AMS. Performed the experiments: PJM SFB KMR. Analyzed the data: PJM SFB JAM JG KMR RW EG AL SH FEL AMS. Wrote the paper: PJM SFB JAM FEL AMS.