About the Authors

Henk C. den Bakker

hcd5@cornell.edu

Affiliation Department of Food Science, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States of America

Christopher A. Desjardins

Affiliation The Broad Institute, Massachusetts, United States of America

Allison D. Griggs

Affiliation The Broad Institute, Massachusetts, United States of America

Joseph E. Peters

Affiliation Department of Microbiology, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States of America

Qiandong Zeng

Affiliation The Broad Institute, Massachusetts, United States of America

Sarah K. Young

Affiliation The Broad Institute, Massachusetts, United States of America

Chinnappa D. Kodira

Affiliation The Broad Institute, Massachusetts, United States of America

Chandri Yandava

Affiliation The Broad Institute, Massachusetts, United States of America

Theresa A. Hepburn

Address Current address: CLC Bio, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America

Affiliation The Broad Institute, Massachusetts, United States of America

Brian J. Haas

Affiliation The Broad Institute, Massachusetts, United States of America

Bruce W. Birren

Affiliation The Broad Institute, Massachusetts, United States of America

Martin Wiedmann

Affiliation Department of Food Science, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: HCdB CAD BJH BWB MW. Performed the experiments: SKY TAH QZ CDK CY. Analyzed the data: HCdB CAD ADG JEP. Wrote the paper: HCdB CAD BJH JEP MW.