About the Authors

Anna Śledzińska

Affiliation Institute of Experimental Immunology, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

Saskia Hemmers

Current address: Howard Hughes Medical Institute and Immunology Program, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York, United States of America.

Affiliation Institute for Genetics, University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany

Florian Mair

Affiliation Institute of Experimental Immunology, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

Oliver Gorka

Affiliation Clinical Chemistry, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Technische Universität München, Germany

Jürgen Ruland

Affiliation Clinical Chemistry, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Technische Universität München, Germany

Lynsey Fairbairn

Affiliation Institute for Medical Microbiology, Immunology and Hygiene, Technische Universität München, Germany

Anja Nissler

Affiliation Institute of Experimental Immunology, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

Werner Müller

Current address: Bill Ford Chair of Cellular Immunology, Faculty of Life Science, University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom.

Affiliation Department of Experimental Immunology, Helmholtz Center for Infection Research, Braunschweig, Germany

Ari Waisman

Affiliations Institute for Genetics, University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany, Institute for Molecular Medicine, University Medical Center of the Johannes-Gutenberg University of Mainz, Mainz, Germany

Burkhard Becher

Contributed equally to this work with: Burkhard Becher, Thorsten Buch

Thorsten.Buch@mikrobio.med.tum.de (TB); becher@immunology.uzh.ch (BB)

Affiliation Institute of Experimental Immunology, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

Thorsten Buch

Contributed equally to this work with: Burkhard Becher, Thorsten Buch

Thorsten.Buch@mikrobio.med.tum.de (TB); becher@immunology.uzh.ch (BB)

Affiliations Institute of Experimental Immunology, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland, Institute for Genetics, University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany, Institute for Medical Microbiology, Immunology and Hygiene, Technische Universität München, Germany

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: AS SH TB BB. Performed the experiments: AS SH FM AN OG LF. Analyzed the data: AS SH FM AN OG LF. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: OG JR. Wrote the paper: AS TB BB. Supervised the work: TB BB AW WM JR.