About the Authors

Robin A. Ohm, Kerrie W. Barry, Alex C. Copeland, Kurt LaButti, Erika A. Lindquist, Susan Lucas, Asaf A. Salamov, Igor V. Grigoriev
United States Department of Energy (DOE) Joint Genome Institute (JGI), Walnut Creek, California, United States of America

Nicolas Feau, Braham Dhillon, Richard C. Hamelin
Faculty of Forestry, Forest Sciences Centre, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Bernard Henrissat
Architecture et Fonction des Macromolécules Biologiques, Aix-Marseille Université, CNRS, Marseille, France

Conrad L. Schoch
NIH/NLM/NCBI, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

Benjamin A. Horwitz, Idit Kosti
Department of Biology, Technion - IIT, Haifa, Israel

Bradford J. Condon, B. Gillian Turgeon
Department of Plant Pathology & Plant-Microbe Biology, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States of America

Fabian Glaser
Bioinformatics Knowledge Unit, Technion - IIT, Haifa, Israel

Cedar N. Hesse, Lynda Ciuffetti, Joseph W. Spatafora
Department of Botany and Plant Pathology, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon, United States of America

Rosie E. Bradshaw
Institute of Molecular BioSciences, Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand

Richard C. Hamelin
Natural Resources Canada, Ste-Foy, Quebec, Canada

Gert H. J. Kema
Plant Research International, Wageningen, The Netherlands

Christopher Lawrence
Virginia Bioinformatics Institute & Department of Biological Sciences, Blacksburg, Virginia, United States of America

James A. Scott
Division of Occupational & Environmental Health, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada

Pierre J. G. M. de Wit
Laboratory of Phytopathology, Wageningen University, Wageningen, The Netherlands

Shaobin Zhong
Department of Plant Pathology, North Dakota State University, Fargo, North Dakota, United States of America

Stephen B. Goodwin
United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, United States of America

Corresponding Authors

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: RAO REB LC SBG IVG RCH GHJK CL JAS JWS BGT PJGMDW SZ. Performed the experiments: RAO REB BJC BD NF FG BH BAH IK AAS CLS BGT CNH. Analyzed the data: RAO REB BJC BD NF FG BH BAH IK AAS CLS BGT ACC KL EAL. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: KWB SL. Wrote the paper: RAO REB NF SBG IVG BH BAH CLS BGT ACC. Sequenced and assembled genome(s) and/or ESTs: KWB ACC BD CNH KL EAL SL. Annotated genome(s): CNH RAO.