About the Authors

Joshua I. Park

Current address: Department of Pediatrics, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York, United States of America

Affiliations Joint BioEnergy Institute (JBEI), Physical Biosciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California, United States of America, Bioengineering & Biomass Science and Conversion Technology Department, Sandia National Laboratories, Livermore, California, United States of America

Eric J. Steen

Affiliation Joint BioEnergy Institute (JBEI), Physical Biosciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California, United States of America

Helcio Burd

Affiliation Joint BioEnergy Institute (JBEI), Physical Biosciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California, United States of America

Sophia S. Evans

Affiliations Joint BioEnergy Institute (JBEI), Physical Biosciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California, United States of America, College of Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley, California, United States of America

Alyssa M. Redding-Johnson

Affiliation Joint BioEnergy Institute (JBEI), Physical Biosciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California, United States of America

Tanveer Batth

Affiliation Joint BioEnergy Institute (JBEI), Physical Biosciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California, United States of America

Peter I. Benke

Affiliation Joint BioEnergy Institute (JBEI), Physical Biosciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California, United States of America

Patrik D'haeseleer

Affiliations Joint BioEnergy Institute (JBEI), Physical Biosciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California, United States of America, Physical and Life Sciences Directorate, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, California, United States of America

Ning Sun

Affiliation Joint BioEnergy Institute (JBEI), Physical Biosciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California, United States of America

Kenneth L. Sale

Affiliations Joint BioEnergy Institute (JBEI), Physical Biosciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California, United States of America, Bioengineering & Biomass Science and Conversion Technology Department, Sandia National Laboratories, Livermore, California, United States of America

Jay D. Keasling

Affiliation Joint BioEnergy Institute (JBEI), Physical Biosciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California, United States of America

Taek Soon Lee

Affiliation Joint BioEnergy Institute (JBEI), Physical Biosciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California, United States of America

Christopher J. Petzold

Affiliation Joint BioEnergy Institute (JBEI), Physical Biosciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California, United States of America

Aindrila Mukhopadhyay

Affiliation Joint BioEnergy Institute (JBEI), Physical Biosciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California, United States of America

Steven W. Singer

Affiliations Joint BioEnergy Institute (JBEI), Physical Biosciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California, United States of America, Department of Geochemistry & Department of Ecology, Earth Sciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California, United States of America

Blake A. Simmons

Affiliations Joint BioEnergy Institute (JBEI), Physical Biosciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California, United States of America, Bioengineering & Biomass Science and Conversion Technology Department, Sandia National Laboratories, Livermore, California, United States of America

John M. Gladden

JMGladden@lbl.gov

Affiliations Joint BioEnergy Institute (JBEI), Physical Biosciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California, United States of America, Bioengineering & Biomass Science and Conversion Technology Department, Sandia National Laboratories, Livermore, California, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: JMG JIP EJS SWS BAS. Performed the experiments: JMG JIP EJS HB AMR TB PIB NS. Analyzed the data: JMG JIP EJS HB AMR PIB NS PD. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: JMG JIP EJS HB AMR CJP PIB NS. Wrote the paper: JMG JIP EJS AMR CJP PIB NS SSE. Supervised the lab research: KLS JDK TSL AM.