About the Authors

Laura C. Wieland Brown, Brianna B. Williams, Michael A. Fischbach
Department of Bioengineering and Therapeutic Sciences and the California Institute for Quantitative Biosciences, University of California, San Francisco, California, United States of America

Laura C. Wieland Brown, Jon Clardy
Department of Biological Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Cristina Penaranda, Jeffrey A. Bluestone
Diabetes Center and the Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, California, United States of America

Purna C. Kashyap, Justin L. Sonnenburg
Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, United States of America

Mitchell Kronenberg
La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology, La Jolla, California, United States of America

Laurie E. Comstock
Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Corresponding Authors

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: LCB CP PCK BBW JC MK JLS LEC JAB MAF. Performed the experiments: LCB CP PCK BBW. Analyzed the data: LCB CP PCK BBW JC MK JLS LEC JAB MAF. Wrote the paper: LCB CP JAB MAF.