About the Authors

Amy R. Bentley, Guanjie Chen, Daniel Shriner, Ayo P. Doumatey, Jie Zhou, Hanxia Huang, Adebowale Adeyemo, Charles N. Rotimi
Center for Research in Genomics and Global Health, National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

James C. Mullikin, Robert W. Blakesley, Gerard G. Bouffard, Baishali Maskeri, Alice C. Young
National Institutes of Health Intramural Sequencing Center, National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

Nancy F. Hansen
Genome Technology Branch, National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

Praveen F. Cherukuri
National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

Corresponding Authors

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: ARB AA CNR. Performed the experiments: APD HH JCM RWB NFH GGB PFC BM ACY. Analyzed the data: ARB GC DS JZ AA. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: GC JCM. Wrote the paper: ARB AA CNR.