About the Authors

Priya Moorjani

moorjani@genetics.med.harvard.edu (PM); reich@genetics.med.harvard.edu (DR)

Affiliations Harvard Medical School, Department of Genetics, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, Broad Institute, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America

Nick Patterson

Affiliation Broad Institute, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America

Joel N. Hirschhorn

Affiliations Harvard Medical School, Department of Genetics, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, Broad Institute, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America, Children's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Alon Keinan

Affiliation Department of Biological Statistics and Computational Biology, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States of America

Li Hao

Affiliation Human Genetics Program, Department of Pediatrics, New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York, United States of America

Gil Atzmon

Affiliation Department of Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, United States of America

Edward Burns

Affiliation Department of Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, United States of America

Harry Ostrer

Affiliation Human Genetics Program, Department of Pediatrics, New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York, United States of America

Alkes L. Price

Affiliation Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

David Reich

moorjani@genetics.med.harvard.edu (PM); reich@genetics.med.harvard.edu (DR)

Affiliations Harvard Medical School, Department of Genetics, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, Broad Institute, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: PM NP JNH DR. Performed the experiments: PM NP DR. Analyzed the data: PM NP JNH ALP DR. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: PM NP AK LH GA EB HO ALP DR. Wrote the paper: PM NP DR.