About the Authors

Kelly A Brayton

To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: kbrayton@vetmed.wsu.edu (KAB); tfm@vetmed.wsu.edu (TFM); vnene@som.umaryland.edu (VMN)

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

Audrey O. T Lau

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

David R Herndon

Affiliation Animal Disease Research Unit, United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Pullman, Washington, United States of America

Linda Hannick

Affiliation The Institute for Genomic Research, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

Lowell S Kappmeyer

Affiliation Animal Disease Research Unit, United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Pullman, Washington, United States of America

Shawn J Berens

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

Shelby L Bidwell

Affiliation The Institute for Genomic Research, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

Wendy C Brown

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

Jonathan Crabtree

Affiliation The Institute for Genomic Research, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

Doug Fadrosh

Affiliation The Institute for Genomic Research, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

Tamara Feldblum

Affiliation The Institute for Genomic Research, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

Heather A Forberger

Affiliation The Institute for Genomic Research, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

Brian J Haas

Affiliation The Institute for Genomic Research, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

Jeanne M Howell

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

Hoda Khouri

Affiliation The Institute for Genomic Research, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

Hean Koo

Affiliation The Institute for Genomic Research, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

David J Mann

Affiliation Division of Cell and Molecular Biology, Faculty of Life Sciences, Imperial College, London, United Kingdom

Junzo Norimine

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

Ian T Paulsen

Affiliation The Institute for Genomic Research, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

Diana Radune

Affiliation The Institute for Genomic Research, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

Qinghu Ren

Affiliation The Institute for Genomic Research, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

Roger K Smith Jr.

Current address: DuPont Agriculture and Nutrition, Wilmington, Delaware, United States of America

Affiliation The Institute for Genomic Research, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

Carlos E Suarez

Affiliation Animal Disease Research Unit, United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Pullman, Washington, United States of America

Owen White

Affiliation The Institute for Genomic Research, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

Jennifer R Wortman

Affiliation The Institute for Genomic Research, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

Donald P Knowles Jr.

Affiliations Program in Genomics, Department of Veterinary Microbiology and Pathology, Washington State University, Pullman, Washington, United States of America , Animal Disease Research Unit, United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Pullman, Washington, United States of America

Terry F McElwain

To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: kbrayton@vetmed.wsu.edu (KAB); tfm@vetmed.wsu.edu (TFM); vnene@som.umaryland.edu (VMN)

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

Vishvanath M Nene

To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: kbrayton@vetmed.wsu.edu (KAB); tfm@vetmed.wsu.edu (TFM); vnene@som.umaryland.edu (VMN)

Current address: DuPont Agriculture and Nutrition, Wilmington, Delaware, United States of America

Affiliation The Institute for Genomic Research, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

K. Brayton, A. Lau, D. Knowles, T. McElwain, and V. Nene conceived and designed the experiments. K. Brayton, A. Lau, D. Herndon, L. Kappmeyer, S. Berens, W. Brown, D. Fadrosh, T. Feldblum, H. Forberger, J. Howell, H. Khouri, H. Koo, J. Norimine, D. Radune, C. Suarez, and V. Nene performed the experiments. K. Brayton, A. Lau, D. Herndon, L. Hannick, L. Kappmeyer, S. Bidwell, J. Crabtree, B. Haas, D. Mann, J. Norimine, I. Paulsen, Q. Ren, R. Smith, C. Suarez, O. White, J. Wortman, T. McElwain, and V. Nene analyzed the data. K. Brayton, D. Herndon, L. Kappmeyer, O. White, D. Knowles, T. McElwain, and V. Nene contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools. K. Brayton, A. Lau, D. Herndon, T. McElwain, and V. Nene wrote the paper.