About the Authors

Garret Suen, Eric J. Caldera, Amy Cavanaugh, Kirk J. Grubbs, Sarah E. Marsh, Joseph A. Moeller, Jarrod J. Scott, Steven C. Slater, Cameron R. Currie
Department of Bacteriology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, United States of America

Garret Suen, Joseph A. Moeller, Jarrod J. Scott, Steven C. Slater, Cameron R. Currie
Department of Energy Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, United States of America

Clotilde Teiling, Timothy T. Harkins
Roche Diagnostics, Indianapolis, Indiana, United States of America

Lewyn Li, Pascal Bouffard
454 Life Sciences, Branford, Connecticut, United States of America

Carson Holt, Hao Hu, Mark D. Yandell
Department of Human Genetics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, United States of America

Ehab Abouheif, Marie-Julie Favé, Rajendhran Rajakumar
Department of Biology, McGill University, Montreal, Canada

Erich Bornberg-Bauer, Lothar Wissler, Fabian Zimmer
Institute for Evolution and Biodiversity, University of Münster, Münster, Germany

Eric J. Caldera
Department of Zoology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, United States of America

Elizabeth Cash, Jürgen Gadau, Joshua D. Gibson, Martin Helmkampf, Rick Overson
School of Life Sciences, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, United States of America

Amy Cavanaugh
Department of Biology, University of Wisconsin-Rock County, Janesville, Wisconsin, United States of America

Olgert Denas, James Taylor
Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Eran Elhaik
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

Dan Graur
Department of Biology and Biochemistry, University of Houston, Houston, Texas, United States of America

Kirk J. Grubbs
Cellular and Molecular Pathology Graduate Program, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, United States of America

Darren E. Hagen, Mónica C. Muñoz-Torres, Justin T. Reese, Shu Tao, Christine G. Elsik
Department of Biology, Georgetown University, Washington, D.C., United States of America

Brian R. Johnson, Neil D. Tsutsui
Department of Environmental Science, Policy, and Management, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, California, United States of America

Jay Kim, Christopher D. Smith
Department of Biology, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, California, United States of America

Sarah E. Marsh
Department of Genetics, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, United States of America

Marguerite C. Murphy, Surabhi Nigam
Department of Computer Science, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, California, United States of America

Meredith C. Naughton, Chris R. Smith
Department of Biology, Earlham College, Richmond, Indiana, United States of America

Jarrod J. Scott, Cameron R. Currie
Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Balboa, Ancon, Panama

Lumi Viljakainen
Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States of America

James Taylor, Nicole M. Gerardo
Department of Biology, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Sandra W. Clifton, Wesley C. Warren, George M. Weinstock
The Genome Center, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

Corresponding Authors

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: GS LL CT TTH JT SCS SWC WCW CGE GMW NMG CRC. Performed the experiments: CT LL PB EJC SEM WCW. Analyzed the data: GS LL CH EA EBB EJC EC AC EE HH MJF JG JDG DG KJG DEH MH CH HH BRJ JK SEM JAM MCM MCMT MCN SN RO RR JTR CRS ST NDT LW MDY LV FZ CGE CDS NMG CRC. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: CT LL CH PB HH JJS MDY TTH SWC WCW CGE CDS GMW. Wrote the paper: GS. Project Management: GS CT TTH JT SCS SWC CGE GMW NMG CRC.