About the Authors

Edwin Choy, Roman Yelensky, Sasha Bonakdar, Robert M. Plenge, Richa Saxena, Philip L. De Jager, Stanley Y. Shaw, Cara S. Wolfish, Chris Cotsapas, Manuel Rivas, David Hafler, Mark J. Daly, David Altshuler
Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America

Edwin Choy, Roman Yelensky, Robert M. Plenge, Richa Saxena, Chris Cotsapas, Mark J. Daly, David Altshuler
Center for Human Genetic Research, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Edwin Choy
Division of Hematology Oncology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Edwin Choy, Roman Yelensky, Robert M. Plenge, Richa Saxena, David Altshuler
Department of Molecular Biology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Roman Yelensky
Harvard–MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America

Robert M. Plenge
Division of Rheumatology, Immunology, and Allergy, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Philip L. De Jager, Cara S. Wolfish, Jacqueline M. Slavik, David Hafler
Division of Molecular Immunology, Center for Neurologic Diseases, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Philip L. De Jager, Stanley Y. Shaw, Ellen Cahir-McFarland, Elliott Kieff
Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Philip L. De Jager
Harvard Medical School–Partners Healthcare Center for Genetics and Genomics, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Stanley Y. Shaw
Center for Systems Biology and Cardiovascular Research Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Jacqueline M. Slavik
Biomedical Research Institute, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Chris Cotsapas, Mark J. Daly, David Altshuler
Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Manuel Rivas
Department of Mathematics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United Sates of America

Emmanouil T. Dermitzakis
Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Wellcome Trust Genome Campus, Cambridge, United Kingdom

Ellen Cahir-McFarland, Elliott Kieff
Channing Laboratory and Infectious Disease Division, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

David Altshuler
Department of Genetics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

David Altshuler
Diabetes Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Corresponding Author

altshuler@molbio.mgh.harvard.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: EC RY SB SYS ECM EK DH MJD DA. Performed the experiments: EC SB RMP RS PLDJ CSW JMS. Analyzed the data: EC RY MJD DA. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: RY CC MR ETD. Wrote the paper: EC RY MJD DA. Jointly supervised the project: MJD DA.