About the Authors

Souheil-Antoine Younes

Affiliation Laboratory of Immunology, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

George Punkosdy

Affiliation Laboratory of Immunology, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

Stephane Caucheteux

Affiliation Laboratory of Immunology, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

Tao Chen

Affiliation Laboratory of Immunology, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

Zvi Grossman

Affiliation Laboratory of Immunology, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

William E. Paul

wpaul@niaid.nih.gov

Affiliation Laboratory of Immunology, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

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: S-AY GP ZG WEP. Performed the experiments: S-AY GP SC. Analyzed the data: S-AY GP SC TC ZG WEP. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: S-AY GP SC TC. Wrote the paper: S-AY ZG WEP.