About the Authors

Ross F. Waller

rfw26@cam.ac.uk (RFW); jackie.collier@stonybrook.edu (JLC)

Affiliation Department of Biochemistry, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom

Phillip A. Cleves

Affiliation Department of Genetics, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, United States of America

Maria Rubio-Brotons

Affiliation Institut de Biologia Evolutiva, Spanish National Research Council (CSIC)–Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain

April Woods

Affiliation Environmental Biotechnology Lab, Moss Landing Marine Laboratories, California, United States of America

Sara J. Bender

Affiliation Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, Palo Alto, California, United States of America

Virginia Edgcomb

Affiliation Department of Geology and Geophysics, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, Massachusetts, United States of America

Eric R. Gann

Affiliation Department of Microbiology, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, United States of America

Adam C. Jones

Affiliation Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, Palo Alto, California, United States of America

Leonid Teytelman

Affiliation protocols.io, Berkeley, California, United States of America

Peter von Dassow

Affiliations Facultad de Ciencias Biológicas, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Santiago, Chile, Instituto Milenio de Oceanografía, Concepción, Chile

Steven W. Wilhelm

Affiliation Department of Microbiology, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, United States of America

Jackie L. Collier

rfw26@cam.ac.uk (RFW); jackie.collier@stonybrook.edu (JLC)

Affiliation School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, New York, United States of America

Competing Interests

I have read the journal's policy and the authors of this manuscript have the following competing interests. Leonid Teytelman is an employee of protocols.io and owns equity in the company. Adam C. Jones and Sara J. Bender are employees of the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation.