About the Authors

Sandra Beleza, Sophie I. Candille, Tovi M. Anderson, Gregory S. Barsh, Hua Tang
Department of Genetics, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, United States of America

Sandra Beleza, Jailson Lopes, Joana Campos, Jorge Rocha
Instituto de Patologia e Imunologia Molecular da Universidade do Porto (IPATIMUP), Porto, Portugal

Nicholas A. Johnson
Department of Statistics, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States of America

Devin M. Absher, Gregory S. Barsh
HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology, Huntsville, Alabama, United States of America

Marc A. Coram
Department of Health Research and Policy, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, United States of America

Jailson Lopes, Jorge Rocha
Centro de Investigação em Biodiversidade e Recursos Genéticos (CIBIO), Vairão, Portugal

Jailson Lopes, Isabel Inês Araújo, António Correia e Silva
Universidade de Cabo Verde (Uni-CV), Praia, Santiago, Cabo Verde

Bjarni J. Vilhjálmsson, Magnus Nordborg
Gregor Mendel Institute, Austrian Academy of Sciences, Vienna, Austria

Mark D. Shriver
Department of Anthropology, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Jorge Rocha
Departamento de Biologia, Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade do Porto, Porto, Portugal

Corresponding Authors

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: SB JR HT ACeS MDS GSB. Performed the experiments: SB JC JL IIA TMA JR DMA. Analyzed the data: SB NAJ SIC HT. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: MAC NAJ BJV. Wrote the paper: SB HT GSB. Conceptualized and supported initiation of the study: ACeS MDS. Carried out the EMMAX analysis: BJV MN.