About the Authors

Giorgio Sirugo

Affiliation Department of Systems Pharmacology and Translational Therapeutics, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

Scott M. Williams

Affiliation Department of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, United States of America

Sarah A. Tishkoff

Affiliation Department of Genetics, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Heather J. Cordell

Affiliation Institute of Genetic Medicine, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

Jonathan Marchini

Affiliation Regeneron Genetics Center, Tarrytown, NY

Gregory S. Barsh

Affiliation HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology, Huntsville, Alabama, Department of Genetics, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, United States of America

Gregory P. Copenhaver


Affiliation Department of Biology and the Integrative Program for Biological and Genome Sciences, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America

Competing Interests

GPC and GSB are Editors-in-Chief of PLOS Genetics. HT and SMW are Section Editors for the Natural Variation Section of PLOS Genetics. GS, SAT, HJC and JM are Associate Editors of PLOS Genetics.