About the Authors

Sophie I. Candille

scand@stanford.edu (SIC); huatang@stanford.edu (HT)

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

Devin M. Absher

Affiliation HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology, Huntsville, Alabama, United States of America

Sandra Beleza

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

Marc Bauchet

Affiliation Department of Anthropology, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Brian McEvoy

Affiliation Smurfit Institute of Genetics, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland

Nanibaa’ A. Garrison

Address Current address: Stanford Center for Biomedical Ethics, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States of America

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

Jun Z. Li

Affiliation Department of Human Genetics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States of America

Richard M. Myers

Affiliation HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology, Huntsville, Alabama, United States of America

Gregory S. Barsh

Affiliation HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology, Huntsville, Alabama, United States of America

Hua Tang

scand@stanford.edu (SIC); huatang@stanford.edu (HT)

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

Mark D. Shriver

Affiliation Department of Anthropology, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: SIC DMA MB JZL RMM GSB HT MDS. Performed the experiments: DMA MB BM SB NAG MDS. Analyzed the data: SIC SB MB BM NAG JZL DMA HT. Wrote the paper: SIC HT MDS.