About the Authors

Graham Coop

Contributed equally to this work with: Graham Coop, Joseph K. Pickrell

gmcoop@ucdavis.edu (GC); pickrell@uchicago.edu (JKP); pritch@uchicago.edu (JKP)

Address Current address: Section of Evolution and Ecology and Center for Population Biology, University of California Davis, Davis, California, United States of America

Affiliation Department of Human Genetics, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

Joseph K. Pickrell

Contributed equally to this work with: Graham Coop, Joseph K. Pickrell

gmcoop@ucdavis.edu (GC); pickrell@uchicago.edu (JKP); pritch@uchicago.edu (JKP)

Affiliation Department of Human Genetics, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

John Novembre

Address Current address: Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Affiliation Department of Human Genetics, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

Sridhar Kudaravalli

Affiliation Department of Human Genetics, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

Jun Li

Affiliation Department of Human Genetics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States of America

Devin Absher

Affiliation HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology, Huntsville, Alabama, United States of America

Richard M. Myers

Affiliation HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology, Huntsville, Alabama, United States of America

Luigi Luca Cavalli-Sforza

Affiliation Department of Genetics, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States of America

Marcus W. Feldman

Affiliation Department of Biological Sciences, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States of America

Jonathan K. Pritchard

gmcoop@ucdavis.edu (GC); pickrell@uchicago.edu (JKP); pritch@uchicago.edu (JKP)

Affiliations Department of Human Genetics, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Analyzed the data: G. Coop, J. Pickrell, J. Novembre, S. Kudaravalli, J. Pritchard. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: J. Li, D. Absher, R. Myers, L. Cavalli-Sforza, M. Feldman. Wrote the paper: G. Coop, J. Pickrell, J. Novembre, M. Feldman, J. Pritchard. Conceived and designed the project: J. Pickrell, J. Novembre, S. Kudaravalli, J. Pritchard, G. Coop.