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Research Article

Localizing Recent Adaptive Evolution in the Human Genome

  • Scott H Williamson mail,

    To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: sw292@cornell.edu

    Affiliation: Department of Biological Statistics and Computational Biology, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States of America

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  • Melissa J Hubisz,

    Affiliation: Department of Biological Statistics and Computational Biology, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States of America

    ¤a Current address: Department of Human Genetics, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinoins, United States of America,

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  • Andrew G Clark,

    Affiliation: Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States of America

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  • Bret A Payseur,

    Affiliation: Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States of America

    ¤b Current address: Laboratory of Genetics, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, United States of America

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  • Carlos D Bustamante,

    Affiliation: Department of Biological Statistics and Computational Biology, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States of America

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  • Rasmus Nielsen

    Affiliation: Center for Bioinformatics and Department of Biology, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark

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  • Published: June 01, 2007
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pgen.0030090

About the Authors

Scott H Williamson, Melissa J Hubisz, Carlos D Bustamante
Department of Biological Statistics and Computational Biology, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States of America
Andrew G Clark, Bret A Payseur
Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States of America
Rasmus Nielsen
Center for Bioinformatics and Department of Biology, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark

Corresponding Author

Email: sw292@cornell.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

SHW, MJH, and BP analyzed the data. SHW wrote the first draft of the manuscript. All authors contributed to conceiving the idea and editing the manuscript.