About the Authors

Ian Goodhead

Affiliation Centre for Genomic Research, School of Biological Sciences, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, United Kingdom

Alan Archibald

Affiliation The Roslin Institute, University of Edinburgh, Roslin, United Kingdom

Peris Amwayi

Affiliation International Livestock Research Institute, Nairobi, Kenya

Andy Brass

Affiliations Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom, School of Computer Science, University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom

John Gibson

Current address: The Centre For Genetic Analysis and Applications, C.J. Hawkins Homestead, University of New England, Armidale, Australia

Affiliation International Livestock Research Institute, Nairobi, Kenya

Neil Hall

Affiliation Centre for Genomic Research, School of Biological Sciences, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, United Kingdom

Margaret A. Hughes

Affiliation Centre for Genomic Research, School of Biological Sciences, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, United Kingdom

Moses Limo

Affiliation Egerton University, Njoro, Nakuru, Kenya

Fuad Iraqi

Current address: Department of Clinical Microbiology and Immunology, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel

Affiliation International Livestock Research Institute, Nairobi, Kenya

Stephen J. Kemp

Affiliations Centre for Genomic Research, School of Biological Sciences, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, United Kingdom, International Livestock Research Institute, Nairobi, Kenya

Harry A. Noyes

harry@liv.ac.uk

Affiliation Centre for Genomic Research, School of Biological Sciences, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, United Kingdom

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: IG AA AB JG NH ML FI SJK HAN. Performed the experiments: IG PA MAH ML FI. Analyzed the data: IG AB JG HAN. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: AA NH HAN. Wrote the paper: IG HAN.