About the Authors

Gregory S. Barsh

Affiliations HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology, Huntsville, Alabama, United States of America, Department of Genetics, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, United States of America

Casey M. Bergman

Affiliation Department of Genetics, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, United States of America

Christopher D. Brown

Affiliation Department of Genetics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Nadia D. Singh

Affiliation Program in Genetics, Department of Biological Sciences, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, United States of America

Gregory P. Copenhaver


Affiliation Department of Biology and the Integrative Program for Biological and Genome Sciences, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, United States of America

Competing Interests

GSB and GPC are Editors-in-Chief, and CMB, CDB, and NDS are Preprint Editors for PLOS Genetics.