About the Authors

Felix M. Key

Affiliation Department of Evolutionary Genetics, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany

Benjamin Peter

Affiliation Department of Integrative Biology, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, California, United States of America

Megan Y. Dennis

Affiliation Department of Genome Sciences, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

Emilia Huerta-Sánchez

Affiliation School of Natural Sciences, University of California Merced, Merced, California, United States of America

Wei Tang

Affiliation Laboratory of Translational Genomics, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

Ludmila Prokunina-Olsson

Affiliation Laboratory of Translational Genomics, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

Rasmus Nielsen

Affiliation Department of Integrative Biology, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, California, United States of America

Aida M. Andrés

aida_andres@eva.mpg.de

Affiliation Department of Evolutionary Genetics, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived the project: AMA LPO. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: WT LPO. Wrote the manuscript: AMA FMK. Designed the study and performed the population genetics analyses: FMK AMA. Performed the comparative genomics analysis: MYD. Performed the ABC analyses: BP EHS FMK RN. Generated data: WT LPO. Supervised the project: AMA. All authors assisted in the writing of the manuscript.