About the Authors

Maulik R. Patel

Affiliation Division of Basic Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

Yueh-Ming Loo

Contributed equally to this work with: Yueh-Ming Loo, Stacy M. Horner

Affiliation Department of Immunology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

Stacy M. Horner

Contributed equally to this work with: Yueh-Ming Loo, Stacy M. Horner

Affiliation Department of Immunology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

Michael Gale Jr

Affiliation Department of Immunology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

Harmit S. Malik

hsmalik@fhcrc.org

Affiliations Division of Basic Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington, United States of America, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington, 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: MRP HSM. Performed the experiments: MRP Y-ML SMH. Analyzed the data: MRP Y-ML SMH MG HSM. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: Y-ML SMH MG. Wrote the paper: MRP HSM. Edited the manuscript: MRP Y-ML SMH MG HSM.