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Science  08 Jan 2016:
Vol. 351, Issue 6269, pp. 158-162
DOI: 10.1126/science.aad2646

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vol. 351 no. 6269 158-162

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  • Received for publication August 19, 2015
  • Accepted for publication November 25, 2015

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  1. Jessica L. Metcalf1,2,*,
  2. Zhenjiang Zech Xu2,
  3. Sophie Weiss3,
  4. Simon Lax4,5,
  5. Will Van Treuren6,
  6. Embriette R. Hyde2,
  7. Se Jin Song1,2,
  8. Amnon Amir2,
  9. Peter Larsen4,7,
  10. Naseer Sangwan4,7,8,
  11. Daniel Haarmann9,
  12. Greg C. Humphrey2,
  13. Gail Ackermann2,
  14. Luke R. Thompson2,
  15. Christian Lauber10,
  16. Alexander Bibat11,
  17. Catherine Nicholas11,
  18. Matthew J. Gebert11,
  19. Joseph F. Petrosino12,
  20. Sasha C. Reed13,
  21. Jack A. Gilbert4,5,7,8,14,
  22. Aaron M. Lynne9,
  23. Sibyl R. Bucheli9,
  24. David O. Carter15,
  25. Rob Knight2,16,*
  1. 1Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 80309, USA.
  2. 2Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Diego, San Diego, CA 92037, USA.
  3. 3Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 80303, USA.
  4. 4Department of Ecology and Evolution, University of Chicago, 1101 East 57th Street, Chicago, IL 60637, USA.
  5. 5Institute for Genomic and Systems Biology, University of Chicago, 900 East 57th Street, Chicago, IL 606037, USA.
  6. 6Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, USA.
  7. 7Biosciences Division, Argonne National Laboratory, South Cass Avenue, Argonne, IL 60439, USA.
  8. 8Department of Surgery, University of Chicago, A27 South Maryland Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637, USA.
  9. 9Department of Biological Sciences, Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, TX 77340, USA.
  10. 10Nestlé Institute of Health Sciences, École Polytechnique Fédérale Lausanne, Bâtiment H, 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland.
  11. 11BioFrontiers Institute, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 80303, USA.
  12. 12Alkek Center for Metagenomics and Microbiome Research, Department of Molecular Virology and Microbiology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA.
  13. 13U.S. Geological Survey, Southwest Biological Science Center, Moab, UT 84532, USA.
  14. 14Marine Biological Laboratory, 7 MBL St, Woods Hole, MA 02543, USA.
  15. 15Laboratory of Forensic Taphonomy, Forensic Sciences Unit, Division of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, Chaminade University of Honolulu, Honolulu, HI 96816, USA.
  16. 16Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of California, San Diego, San Diego, CA 92037, USA.
  1. *Corresponding author. E-mail: robknight{at}ucsd.edu (R.K.); jessica.metcalf{at}colorado.edu (J.L.M.)

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