About the Authors

Ryan K. Shultzaberger

Address Current address: Kavli Institute for Brain and Mind, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, United States of America

Affiliation Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, California, United States of America

Sebastian J. Maerkl

Affiliation School of Engineering, Institute of Bioengineering, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL), Lausanne, Switzerland

Jack F. Kirsch

Affiliation Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, California, United States of America

Michael B. Eisen

mbeisen@berkeley.edu

Affiliations Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, California, United States of America, Department of Genome Sciences, Genomic Division, Ernest Orlando Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, Berkeley, California, United States of America, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, California, United States of America

Competing Interests

MBE is a co-founder and member of the board of directors of PLoS.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: RKS SJM MBE JFK. Performed the experiments: RKS SJM. Analyzed the data: RKS SJM. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: RKS SJM. Wrote the paper: RKS SJM JFK MBE.