About the Authors

Timothy J. Dahlem, Kazuyuki Hoshijima, Michael J. Jurynec, Derrick Gunther, Alexandra S. Locke, Allison M. Weis, David Jonah Grunwald
Department of Human Genetics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, United States of America

Colby G. Starker, Daniel F. Voytas
Department of Genetics, Cell Biology, and Development and Center for Genome Engineering, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America

Corresponding Author

grunwald@genetics.utah.edu

Competing Interests

DFV is a listed inventor on a patent application titled "TAL effector-mediated DNA modification" that is co-owned by Iowa State University and the University of Minnesota and that has been licensed to Cellectis, a European biotechnology company. All other authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: TJD KH MJJ DJG. Performed the experiments: TJD KH MJJ DG ASL AMW DJG. Analyzed the data: TJD KH MJJ DG ASL AMW DJG. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: CGS DFV. Wrote the paper: DJG KH TJD MJJ.