About the Authors

Sijia Wang

Affiliation The Galton Laboratory, Department of Biology, University College London, London, United Kingdom

Nicolas Ray

Affiliation Computational and Molecular Population Genetics Laboratory, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland

Winston Rojas

Affiliation Laboratorio de Genética Molecular, Universidad de Antioquia, Medellín, Colombia

Maria V. Parra

Affiliation Laboratorio de Genética Molecular, Universidad de Antioquia, Medellín, Colombia

Gabriel Bedoya

Affiliation Laboratorio de Genética Molecular, Universidad de Antioquia, Medellín, Colombia

Carla Gallo

Affiliation Laboratorios de Investigación y Desarrollo, Facultad de Ciencias y Filosofía, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Perú

Giovanni Poletti

Affiliation Laboratorios de Investigación y Desarrollo, Facultad de Ciencias y Filosofía, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Perú

Guido Mazzotti

† Deceased.

Affiliation Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Perú

Kim Hill

Affiliation Department of Anthropology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States of America

Ana M. Hurtado

Affiliation Department of Anthropology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States of America

Beatriz Camrena

Affiliation Departamento de Ciencias Genómicas, Universidad Autónoma de la Ciudad de México, México D.F., México

Humberto Nicolini

Affiliation Departamento de Ciencias Genómicas, Universidad Autónoma de la Ciudad de México, México D.F., México

William Klitz

Affiliations School of Public Health, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, California, United States of America, Public Health Institute, Oakland, California, United States of America

Ramiro Barrantes

Affiliation Escuela de Biología, Universidad de Costa Rica, San José, Costa Rica

Julio A. Molina

Affiliation Center for Neurobehavioral Genetics, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Nelson B. Freimer

Affiliation Center for Neurobehavioral Genetics, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Maria Cátira Bortolini

Affiliation Departamento de Genética, Instituto de Biociências, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brasil

Francisco M. Salzano

Affiliation Departamento de Genética, Instituto de Biociências, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brasil

Maria L. Petzl-Erler

Affiliation Departamento de Genética, Universidade Federal do Paraná, Curitiba, Brazil

Luiza T. Tsuneto

Affiliation Departamento de Genética, Universidade Federal do Paraná, Curitiba, Brazil

José E. Dipierri

Affiliation Instituto de Biología de la Altura, Facultad de Humanidades y Ciencias Sociales, Universidad Nacional de Jujuy, San Salvador de Jujuy, Argentina

Emma L. Alfaro

Affiliation Instituto de Biología de la Altura, Facultad de Humanidades y Ciencias Sociales, Universidad Nacional de Jujuy, San Salvador de Jujuy, Argentina

Graciela Bailliet

Affiliation Laboratory of Human Molecular Population Genetics, IMBICE, La Plata, Argentina

Nestor O. Bianchi

Affiliation Laboratory of Human Molecular Population Genetics, IMBICE, La Plata, Argentina

Elena Llop

Affiliation Programa de Genética Humana, Instituto de Ciencias Biomédicas, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de Chile, Santiago, Chile

Francisco Rothhammer

Affiliations Programa de Genética Humana, Instituto de Ciencias Biomédicas, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de Chile, Santiago, Chile, Instituto de Alta Investigación, Universidad de Tarapacá, Arica, Chile

Laurent Excoffier

Affiliation Computational and Molecular Population Genetics Laboratory, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland

Andrés Ruiz-Linares

a.ruizlin@ucl.ac.uk

Affiliation The Galton Laboratory, Department of Biology, University College London, London, United Kingdom

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: ARL. Analyzed the data: SW NR LE ARL. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: WR MP GB CG GP GM KH AH BC HN WK RB JM NF MB FS MP LT JD EA GB NB EL FR ARL. Wrote the paper: ARL. Designed and produced the figures SW NR ARL. Supervised data analysis: LE ARL.