About the Authors

Susan M. Rottschaefer, Brian P. Lazzaro
Department of Entomology, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States of America

Michelle M. Riehle
Department of Microbiology, University of Minnesota, Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States of America

Boubacar Coulibaly, Madjou Sacko, Oumou Niaré, Sekou F. Traoré
Malaria Research and Training Center, University of Bamako, Bamako, Mali

Isabelle Morlais
Laboratoire de Recherche sur le Paludisme, Institut de Recherche pour le Développement IRD-OCEAC, Yaoundé, Cameroun

Kenneth D. Vernick
Unit of Insect Vector Genetics and Genomics, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France

Corresponding Author

bplazzaro@cornell.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

The author(s) have made the following declarations about their contributions: Conceived and designed the experiments: SMR MMR KDV BPL. Performed the experiments: SMR MMR. Analyzed the data: SMR BPL. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: MMR BC MS ON IM SFT KDV. Wrote the paper: SMR MMR BC MS ON IM SFT KDV BPL.