About the Authors
- Michael B. Eisen
Roles Conceptualization, Data curation, Formal analysis, Investigation, Methodology, Software, Visualization, Writing – original draft, Writing – review & editing
Affiliation Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, Department of Integrative Biology, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, University of California, Berkeley, CA, United States of America
- Patrick O. Brown
Roles Conceptualization, Formal analysis, Writing – original draft, Writing – review & editing
Affiliations Department of Biochemistry (Emeritus), Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, United States of America, Impossible Foods, Redwood City, CA, United States of America
We have read the journal’s policy and the authors of this manuscript have the following competing interests: Patrick Brown is the founder and CEO of Impossible Foods, a company developing alternatives to animals in food-production. Michael Eisen is an advisor to Impossible Foods. Both are shareholders in the company and thus stand to benefit financially from reduction of animal agriculture. Michael Eisen and Patrick Brown are co-founders and former members of the Board of Directors of the Public Library of Science.