About the Authors

Sean M. Gibbons

Affiliations Graduate Program in Biophysical Sciences, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America, Institute for Genomics and Systems Biology, Argonne National Laboratory, Lemont, Illinois, United States of America, Biology Department, Chief Dull Knife College, Lame Deer, Montana, United States of America

Edwin Jones

Affiliation Biology Department, Chief Dull Knife College, Lame Deer, Montana, United States of America

Angelita Bearquiver

Affiliation Biology Department, Chief Dull Knife College, Lame Deer, Montana, United States of America

Frederick Blackwolf

Affiliation Biology Department, Chief Dull Knife College, Lame Deer, Montana, United States of America

Wayne Roundstone

Affiliation Biology Department, Chief Dull Knife College, Lame Deer, Montana, United States of America

Nicole Scott

Affiliation Institute for Genomics and Systems Biology, Argonne National Laboratory, Lemont, Illinois, United States of America

Jeff Hooker

Affiliation Biology Department, Chief Dull Knife College, Lame Deer, Montana, United States of America

Robert Madsen

Affiliation Biology Department, Chief Dull Knife College, Lame Deer, Montana, United States of America

Maureen L. Coleman

Affiliations Graduate Program in Biophysical Sciences, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America, Department of the Geophysical Sciences, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

Jack A. Gilbert

gilbertjack@anl.gov

Affiliations Graduate Program in Biophysical Sciences, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America, Institute for Genomics and Systems Biology, Argonne National Laboratory, Lemont, Illinois, United States of America, Department of Ecology and Evolution, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

Competing Interests

Jack Gilbert is a PLOS ONE Editorial Board member. This does not alter the authors' adherence to PLOS ONE Editorial policies and criteria.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: SMG RM JAG. Performed the experiments: SMG EJ AB FB WR RM. Analyzed the data: SMG NS MLC JAG. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: JAG RM JH MLC. Wrote the paper: SMG NS MLC JAG. Read and edited the final version of the manuscript: SMG EJ AB FB NS WR JH MLC JAG.