About the Authors

Dale J Hedges, Richard Cordaux, Jinchuan Xing, Mark A Batzer
Department of Biological Sciences, Biological Computation and Visualization Center, Center for Bio-Modular Microsystems, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States of America

David J Witherspoon, Lynn B Jorde
Department of Human Genetics, University of Utah Health Sciences Center, Salt Lake City, Utah, United States of America

Alan R Rogers
Department of Anthropology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, United States of America

Corresponding Author

mbatzer@lsu.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

DJH and RC conceived and designed the experiments. DJH performed the experiments. DJH, RC, JX, DJW, ARR, LBJ, and MAB analyzed the data. LBJ and MAB contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools. DJH and RC wrote the paper.