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

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, North Carolina, United States of America

Elapulli Sankaranarayanan Prakash

Affiliation Department of Biomedical Sciences, Mercer University School of Medicine, Macon, Georgia, United States of America

Daniela C. Zarnescu

Affiliation Departments of Molecular and Cellular Biology, Neuroscience and Neurology, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, United States of America

Competing Interests

GSB and GPC are Editors-in-Chief of PLOS Genetics. The authors have no other competing interests.