About the Authors

Lina E Tze

Address ¤ Current address: Division of Immunology and Genetics, The John Curtin School of Medical Research, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia

Affiliation Center for Immunology, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America

Brian R Schram

Affiliation Center for Immunology, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America

Kong-Peng Lam

Affiliation Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology, Singapore

Kristin A Hogquist

Affiliation Center for Immunology, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America

Keli L Hippen

Affiliation Center for Immunology, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America

Jiabin Liu

Affiliation Center for Immunology, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America

Susan A Shinton

Affiliation Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Kevin L Otipoby

Affiliation Center for Blood Research, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Peter R Rodine

Affiliation Center for Immunology, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America

Amanda L Vegoe

Affiliation Center for Immunology, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America

Manfred Kraus

Affiliation Center for Blood Research, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Richard R Hardy

Affiliation Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Mark S Schlissel

Affiliation Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of California, Berkeley, California, United States of America

Klaus Rajewsky

Affiliation Center for Blood Research, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Timothy W Behrens

To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: behre001@umn.edu

Affiliation Center for Immunology, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

LET, BRS, KAH, MK, MSS, KR, and TWB conceived and designed the experiments. LET, BRS, KAH, JL, SAS, PRR, ALV, RRH, and MSS performed the experiments. LET, BRS, KPL, KAH, KLH, JL, SAS, MK, RRH, MSS, KR, and TWB analyzed the data. KPL, KLO, and MK contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools. LET, MK, MSS, KR, and TWB wrote the paper.