About the Authors

Sunil Suchindran

Affiliations Institute for Genome Sciences and Policy, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, United States of America, Bioinformatics Research Center, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, United States of America

David Rivedal

Affiliation Institute for Genome Sciences and Policy, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, United States of America

John R. Guyton

Affiliation Department of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Nutrition, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, United States of America

Tom Milledge

Affiliation Scalable Computing Support Center, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, United States of America

Xiaoyi Gao

Affiliation Division of Statistical Genomics, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

Ashlee Benjamin

Affiliation Institute for Genome Sciences and Policy, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, United States of America

Jennifer Rowell

Affiliation Department of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Nutrition, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, United States of America

Geoffrey S. Ginsburg

Affiliation Institute for Genome Sciences and Policy, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, United States of America

Jeanette J. McCarthy

jeanette.mccarthy@duke.edu

Affiliations Institute for Genome Sciences and Policy, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, United States of America, Department of Community and Family Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: SS DR. Analyzed the data: SS AMB. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: TM XG. Wrote the paper: SS JRG JR GSG JJM.