About the Authors

Marco J. Morelli

Address Current address: Center for Genomic Science of IIT@SEMM, Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (IIT) at the IFOM-IEO Campus, Milan, Italy

Affiliation Institute of Biodiversity, Animal Health and Comparative Medicine, College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, United Kingdom

Gaël Thébaud

Affiliation INRA, UMR BGPI, Cirad TA A-54/K, Montpellier, France

Joël Chadœuf

Affiliation INRA, UR546 Biostatistics and Spatial Processes, Avignon, France

Donald P. King

Affiliation Institute for Animal Health, Pirbright, United Kingdom

Daniel T. Haydon

Daniel.Haydon@glasgow.ac.uk

Affiliation Institute of Biodiversity, Animal Health and Comparative Medicine, College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, United Kingdom

Samuel Soubeyrand

Affiliation INRA, UR546 Biostatistics and Spatial Processes, Avignon, France

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MJM DTH SS JC GT. Performed the experiments: MJM SS. Analyzed the data: MJM SS DTH. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: JC GT SS MJM DTH DPK. Wrote the paper: SS MJM DTH GT JC.