About the Authors

Olivia U. Mason

Address Current address: Earth Science Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California, United States of America

Affiliation College of Oceanic and Atmospheric Sciences, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon, United States of America

Tatsunori Nakagawa

Address Current address: College of Bioresource Sciences, Nihon University, Kanagawa, Japan

Affiliation Department of Earth Sciences, Tohoku University, Miyagi, Japan

Martin Rosner

Affiliation Petrology of the Oceanic Crust, Universität Bremen, Bremen, Germany

Joy D. Van Nostrand

Affiliation Department of Botany and Microbiology, Institute for Environmental Genomics, University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma, United States of America

Jizhong Zhou

Affiliation Department of Botany and Microbiology, Institute for Environmental Genomics, University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma, United States of America

Akihiko Maruyama

Affiliation Research Institute of Biological Resources, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Ibaraki, Japan

Martin R. Fisk

Affiliation College of Oceanic and Atmospheric Sciences, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon, United States of America

Stephen J. Giovannoni

steve.giovannoni@oregonstate.edu

Affiliation Department of Microbiology, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: OUM MRF SJG. Performed the experiments: OUM TN MR JDVN AM. Analyzed the data: OUM TN MR JDVN AM. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: TN MR JZ MRF SJG. Wrote the paper: OUM.