About the Authors

Jianbing Mu, Junhui Duan, Deirdre A Joy, Xin-zhuan Su
Laboratory of Malaria and Vector Research, National Institutes of Health, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

Philip Awadalla, Kate M McGee
Department of Genetics, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, United States of America

Gilean A. T McVean
Department of Statistics, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom

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Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

XS conceived and designed the experiments. JM and JD performed the experiments. JM, PA, KMM, GATM, and XS analyzed the data. PA, DAJ, and XS wrote the paper.