About the Authors

Yong Yin

yyin@watson.wustl.edu

Affiliation Genome Sequencing Center, Department of Genetics, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

John Martin

Affiliation Genome Sequencing Center, Department of Genetics, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

Sahar Abubucker

Affiliation Genome Sequencing Center, Department of Genetics, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

Alan L. Scott

Affiliation Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

James P. McCarter

Affiliations Genome Sequencing Center, Department of Genetics, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America, Divergence Inc., St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

Richard K. Wilson

Affiliation Genome Sequencing Center, Department of Genetics, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

Douglas P. Jasmer

Affiliation Department of Veterinary Microbiology and Pathology, Washington State University, Pullman, Washington, United States of America

Makedonka Mitreva

Affiliation Genome Sequencing Center, Department of Genetics, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

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.