About the Authors

Joshua Mark Galanter

joshua.galanter@ucsf.edu

Affiliation University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America

Juan Carlos Fernandez-Lopez

Affiliation Instituto Nacional de Medicina Genómica, Mexico City, Mexico

Christopher R. Gignoux

Affiliation University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America

Jill Barnholtz-Sloan

Affiliation Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America

Ceres Fernandez-Rozadilla

Affiliation Fundación Pública Galega de Medicina Xenómica (SERGAS)-CIBERER, Universidade de Santiago de Compostela, Santiago de Compostela, Spain

Marc Via

Affiliation Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain

Alfredo Hidalgo-Miranda

Affiliation Instituto Nacional de Medicina Genómica, Mexico City, Mexico

Alejandra V. Contreras

Affiliation Instituto Nacional de Medicina Genómica, Mexico City, Mexico

Laura Uribe Figueroa

Affiliation Instituto Nacional de Medicina Genómica, Mexico City, Mexico

Paola Raska

Affiliation Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America

Gerardo Jimenez-Sanchez

Affiliation Instituto Nacional de Medicina Genómica, Mexico City, Mexico

Irma Silva Zolezzi

Affiliation Instituto Nacional de Medicina Genómica, Mexico City, Mexico

Maria Torres

Affiliation Fundación Pública Galega de Medicina Xenómica (SERGAS)-CIBERER, Universidade de Santiago de Compostela, Santiago de Compostela, Spain

Clara Ruiz Ponte

Affiliation Fundación Pública Galega de Medicina Xenómica (SERGAS)-CIBERER, Universidade de Santiago de Compostela, Santiago de Compostela, Spain

Yarimar Ruiz

Affiliation Fundación Pública Galega de Medicina Xenómica (SERGAS)-CIBERER, Universidade de Santiago de Compostela, Santiago de Compostela, Spain

Antonio Salas

Affiliation Fundación Pública Galega de Medicina Xenómica (SERGAS)-CIBERER, Universidade de Santiago de Compostela, Santiago de Compostela, Spain

Elizabeth Nguyen

Affiliation University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America

Celeste Eng

Affiliation University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America

Lisbeth Borjas

Affiliation Universidad del Zulia, Maracaibo, Venezuela

William Zabala

Affiliations Fundación Pública Galega de Medicina Xenómica (SERGAS)-CIBERER, Universidade de Santiago de Compostela, Santiago de Compostela, Spain, Universidad del Zulia, Maracaibo, Venezuela

Guillermo Barreto

Affiliation Universidad del Valle, Santiago de Cali, Colombia

Fernando Rondón González

Affiliation Universidad Industrial de Santander, Bucaramanga, Colombia

Adriana Ibarra

Affiliation Universidad de Antioquia, Medellín, Colombia

Patricia Taboada

Affiliations Fundación Pública Galega de Medicina Xenómica (SERGAS)-CIBERER, Universidade de Santiago de Compostela, Santiago de Compostela, Spain, Instituto de Investigaciones Forenses, Sucre, Bolivia

Liliana Porras

Affiliations Fundación Pública Galega de Medicina Xenómica (SERGAS)-CIBERER, Universidade de Santiago de Compostela, Santiago de Compostela, Spain, Universidad Tecnológica de Pereira, Pereira, Colombia

Fabián Moreno

Affiliation Unidad de Genética Forense, Servicio Médico-Legal de Chile, Santiago de Chile, Chile

Abigail Bigham

Affiliation University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States of America

Gerardo Gutierrez

Affiliation University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, Colorado, United States of America

Tom Brutsaert

Affiliation Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York, United States of America

Fabiola León-Velarde

Affiliation Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru

Lorna G. Moore

Affiliation Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States of America

Enrique Vargas

Affiliation Universidad Mayor de San Andrés, La Paz, Bolivia

Miguel Cruz

Affiliation Centro Medico Nacional Siglo XXI, Mexican Social Security Institute (IMSS), Mexico City, Mexico

Jorge Escobedo

Affiliation Hospital General Regional 1, IMSS, Mexico City, Mexico

José Rodriguez-Santana

Affiliation Centro de Neumología Pediátrica, San Juan, Puerto Rico

William Rodriguez-Cintrón

Affiliation VA Caribbean Health System, San Juan, Puerto Rico

Rocio Chapela

Affiliation Instituto Nacional de Enfermedades Respiratorias (INER), Mexico City, Mexico

Jean G. Ford

Affiliation Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

Carlos Bustamante

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

Daniela Seminara

Affiliation National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

Mark Shriver

Affiliation Penn State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Elad Ziv

Affiliation University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America

Esteban Gonzalez Burchard

Affiliation University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America

Robert Haile

Affiliation University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Esteban Parra

Contributed equally to this work with: Esteban Parra, Angel Carracedo

Affiliation University of Toronto at Mississauga, Mississauga, Canada

Angel Carracedo

Contributed equally to this work with: Esteban Parra, Angel Carracedo

Affiliation Fundación Pública Galega de Medicina Xenómica (SERGAS)-CIBERER, Universidade de Santiago de Compostela, Santiago de Compostela, Spain

for the LACE Consortium

Competing Interests

CB and EGB are on the Scientific Advisory Board of 23andme's project "Roots into the Future." 23andme is a Mountain View, CA, company that provides direct-to-consumer genetic products. CB is also on the SAB of Ancestry.com, a company in Provo, UT, that provides direct-to-consumer genetic products. Neither company played a part in the research described here or has a financial stake in the results. The remaining authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: JMG JCF-L CRG DS CB EZ EGB RH EP AC. Performed the experiments: JMG JCF-L CRG CF-R LUF GJ-S MT CRP YR AS EN CE EP AC. Analyzed the data: JMG JCF-L CRG EP AC. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: JCF-L CF-R AH-M AVC LUF PR GJ-S ISZ MT CRP YR AS LB WZ GB FRG AI PT LP FM AB GG TB FL-V LGM EV MC JE JR-S WR-C RC JGF MS EGB EP AC. Wrote the paper: JMG JCF-L CRG JB-S CF-R MV GJ-S EN DS CB EZ EGB RH EP AC.