About the Authors

Steven W. Kembel

skembel@uoregon.edu

Affiliation Institute of Ecology and Evolution, University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon, United States of America

Jonathan A. Eisen

Affiliation University of California Davis Genome Center, Department of Evolution and Ecology and Medical Microbiology and Immunology, University of California Davis, Davis, California, United States of America

Katherine S. Pollard

Affiliation Gladstone Institutes, Institute for Human Genetics and Division of Biostatistics, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America

Jessica L. Green

Affiliations Institute of Ecology and Evolution, University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon, United States of America, Santa Fe Institute, Santa Fe, New Mexico, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: SK JE KP JG. Analyzed the data: SK. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: SK JE KP JG. Wrote the paper: SK JE KP JG.