About the Authors

John Stanton-Geddes

Contributed equally to this work with: John Stanton-Geddes, Timothy Paape

Affiliation Department of Plant Biology, University of Minnesota, Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States of America

Timothy Paape

Contributed equally to this work with: John Stanton-Geddes, Timothy Paape

Affiliation Department of Plant Biology, University of Minnesota, Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States of America

Brendan Epstein

Affiliation Department of Plant Biology, University of Minnesota, Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States of America

Roman Briskine

Affiliation Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America

Jeremy Yoder

Affiliation Department of Plant Biology, University of Minnesota, Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States of America

Joann Mudge

Affiliation National Center for Genome Resources, Santa Fe, New Mexico, United States of America

Arvind K. Bharti

Affiliation National Center for Genome Resources, Santa Fe, New Mexico, United States of America

Andrew D. Farmer

Affiliation National Center for Genome Resources, Santa Fe, New Mexico, United States of America

Peng Zhou

Affiliation Department of Plant Pathology, University of Minnesota, Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States of America

Roxanne Denny

Affiliation Department of Plant Pathology, University of Minnesota, Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States of America

Gregory D. May

Affiliation National Center for Genome Resources, Santa Fe, New Mexico, United States of America

Stephanie Erlandson

Affiliation Department of Plant Biology, University of Minnesota, Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States of America

Mohammed Yakub

Affiliation Department of Plant Biology, University of Minnesota, Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States of America

Masayuki Sugawara

Affiliation Department of Soil, Water, and Climate, and BioTechnology Institute, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, Minnesota, United States of America

Michael J. Sadowsky

Affiliation Department of Soil, Water, and Climate, and BioTechnology Institute, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, Minnesota, United States of America

Nevin D. Young

Affiliations Department of Plant Biology, University of Minnesota, Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States of America, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Minnesota, Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States of America

Peter Tiffin

ptiffin@umn.edu

Affiliation Department of Plant Biology, University of Minnesota, Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: NDY MJS PT. Performed the experiments: TP BE JSG MS RD SE MY PT. Analyzed the data: JSG JY TP NDY PT. Wrote the paper: JSG NDY PT. Collected and processed sequence data: JM RB AKB ADF PZ GDM.