About the Authors

Shubha Vij

shubha@tll.org.sg (SV); alan@sanbi.ac.za (AC); laszlo@tll.org.sg (LO)

Affiliation Reproductive Genomics Group, Temasek Life Sciences Laboratory, Singapore

Heiner Kuhl

Affiliation Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics, Berlin, Germany

Inna S. Kuznetsova

Affiliations Reproductive Genomics Group, Temasek Life Sciences Laboratory, Singapore, Laboratory of Chromosome Structure and Function, Department of Cytology and Histology, Biological Faculty, Saint Petersburg State University, St. Petersburg, Russia

Aleksey Komissarov

Affiliation Theodosius Dobzhansky Center for Genome Bioinformatics, Saint Petersburg State University, St. Petersburg, Russia

Andrey A. Yurchenko

Affiliation Theodosius Dobzhansky Center for Genome Bioinformatics, Saint Petersburg State University, St. Petersburg, Russia

Peter Van Heusden

Affiliation South African MRC Bioinformatics Unit, South African National Bioinformatics Institute, University of the Western Cape, Bellville, South Africa

Siddharth Singh

Affiliation Pacific Biosciences, Menlo Park, California, United States of America

Natascha M. Thevasagayam

Affiliation Reproductive Genomics Group, Temasek Life Sciences Laboratory, Singapore

Sai Rama Sridatta Prakki

Affiliation Reproductive Genomics Group, Temasek Life Sciences Laboratory, Singapore

Kathiresan Purushothaman

Affiliation Reproductive Genomics Group, Temasek Life Sciences Laboratory, Singapore

Jolly M. Saju

Affiliation Reproductive Genomics Group, Temasek Life Sciences Laboratory, Singapore

Junhui Jiang

Affiliation Reproductive Genomics Group, Temasek Life Sciences Laboratory, Singapore

Stanley Kimbung Mbandi

Affiliation South African MRC Bioinformatics Unit, South African National Bioinformatics Institute, University of the Western Cape, Bellville, South Africa

Mario Jonas

Affiliation South African MRC Bioinformatics Unit, South African National Bioinformatics Institute, University of the Western Cape, Bellville, South Africa

Amy Hin Yan Tong

Affiliation Donnelly Centre for Cellular and Biomolecular Research, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada

Sarah Mwangi

Affiliation South African MRC Bioinformatics Unit, South African National Bioinformatics Institute, University of the Western Cape, Bellville, South Africa

Doreen Lau

Affiliation Reproductive Genomics Group, Temasek Life Sciences Laboratory, Singapore

Si Yan Ngoh

Affiliation Reproductive Genomics Group, Temasek Life Sciences Laboratory, Singapore

Woei Chang Liew

Affiliation Reproductive Genomics Group, Temasek Life Sciences Laboratory, Singapore

Xueyan Shen

Affiliation Reproductive Genomics Group, Temasek Life Sciences Laboratory, Singapore

Lawrence S. Hon

Affiliation Pacific Biosciences, Menlo Park, California, United States of America

James P. Drake

Affiliation Pacific Biosciences, Menlo Park, California, United States of America

Matthew Boitano

Affiliation Pacific Biosciences, Menlo Park, California, United States of America

Richard Hall

Affiliation Pacific Biosciences, Menlo Park, California, United States of America

Chen-Shan Chin

Affiliation Pacific Biosciences, Menlo Park, California, United States of America

Ramkumar Lachumanan

Affiliation Pacific Biosciences, Menlo Park, California, United States of America

Jonas Korlach

Affiliation Pacific Biosciences, Menlo Park, California, United States of America

Vladimir Trifonov

Affiliation Institute of Molecular and Cellular Biology, Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Novosibirsk, Russian Federation

Marsel Kabilov

Affiliation Genomics Core Facility, Institute of Chemical Biology and Fundamental Medicine, Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Novosibirsk, Russia

Alexey Tupikin

Affiliation Genomics Core Facility, Institute of Chemical Biology and Fundamental Medicine, Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Novosibirsk, Russia

Darrell Green

Affiliation Norwich Medical School, University of East Anglia, Norwich Research Park, Norwich, United Kingdom

Simon Moxon

Affiliation The Genome Analysis Centre, Norwich, United Kingdom

Tyler Garvin

Affiliation Simons Center for Quantitative Biology, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, One Bungtown Road, Cold Spring Harbor, New York, United States of America

Fritz J. Sedlazeck

Affiliations Simons Center for Quantitative Biology, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, One Bungtown Road, Cold Spring Harbor, New York, United States of America, Department of Computer Science, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

Gregory W. Vurture

Affiliation Simons Center for Quantitative Biology, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, One Bungtown Road, Cold Spring Harbor, New York, United States of America

Gopikrishna Gopalapillai

Affiliation Nutrition, Genetics & Biotechnology Division, ICAR-Central Institute of Brackishwater Aquaculture, Tamil Nadu, India

Vinaya Kumar Katneni

Affiliation Nutrition, Genetics & Biotechnology Division, ICAR-Central Institute of Brackishwater Aquaculture, Tamil Nadu, India

Tansyn H. Noble

Affiliation College of Marine and Environmental Sciences and Center for Sustainable Tropical Fisheries and Aquaculture, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland, Australia

Vinod Scaria

Affiliation CSIR-Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology (CSIR-IGIB), New Delhi, India

Sridhar Sivasubbu

Affiliation CSIR-Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology (CSIR-IGIB), New Delhi, India

Dean R. Jerry

Affiliation College of Marine and Environmental Sciences and Center for Sustainable Tropical Fisheries and Aquaculture, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland, Australia

Stephen J. O'Brien

Affiliations Theodosius Dobzhansky Center for Genome Bioinformatics, Saint Petersburg State University, St. Petersburg, Russia, Oceanographic Center, Nova Southeastern University Ft. Lauderdale, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, United States of America

Michael C. Schatz

Affiliations Simons Center for Quantitative Biology, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, One Bungtown Road, Cold Spring Harbor, New York, United States of America, Department of Computer Science, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

Tamás Dalmay

Affiliation School of Biological Sciences, University of East Anglia, Norwich Research Park, Norwich, United Kingdom

Stephen W. Turner

Affiliation Pacific Biosciences, Menlo Park, California, United States of America

Si Lok

Affiliation The Centre for Applied Genomics, The Hospital for Sick Children, Peter Gilgan Centre for Research and Learning, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Alan Christoffels

shubha@tll.org.sg (SV); alan@sanbi.ac.za (AC); laszlo@tll.org.sg (LO)

Affiliation South African MRC Bioinformatics Unit, South African National Bioinformatics Institute, University of the Western Cape, Bellville, South Africa

László Orbán

shubha@tll.org.sg (SV); alan@sanbi.ac.za (AC); laszlo@tll.org.sg (LO)

Affiliations Reproductive Genomics Group, Temasek Life Sciences Laboratory, Singapore, Department of Animal Sciences and Animal Husbandry, Georgikon Faculty, University of Pannonia, Keszthely, Hungary, Centre for Comparative Genomics, Murdoch University, Murdoch, Australia

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: SV SL AC LO. Performed the experiments: SV HK ISK AK AAY PVH SSin NMT SRSP KP JMS JJ SKM MJ AHYT DL LSH JPD MB RH CSC VT MK AT DG SMo TG FJS GWV GG VKK THN VS SSiv DRJ. Analyzed the data: SV HK ISK AK AAY PVH SSin NMT PSRS SKM MJ SMw SYN WCL XS SMo TG FJS GWV GG VKK MCS TD AC LO. Wrote the paper: SV HK ISK SSin JK DRJ MCS SL AC LO. Advised and/or coordinated the study: SV SSin RL JK MCS TD SWT SJO SL AC LO.