About the Authors

Yong Yin, John Martin, Sahar Abubucker, James P. McCarter, Richard K. Wilson, Makedonka Mitreva
Genome Sequencing Center, Department of Genetics, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

Alan L. Scott
Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

James P. McCarter
Divergence Inc., St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

Douglas P. Jasmer
Department of Veterinary Microbiology and Pathology, Washington State University, Pullman, Washington, United States of America

Corresponding Author

yyin@watson.wustl.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: YY RKW MM. Analyzed the data: YY JM SA MM. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: YY JM SA ALS JPM DJ. Wrote the paper: YY ALS JPM RKW DJ MM.