About the Authors

Chaohong Liu, Wenxia Song
Department of Cell Biology & Molecular Genetics, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, United States of America

Xiaoming Bai, Junfeng Wu, Xiaodong Zhao, Wenxia Song
Division of Immunology, Children's Hospital of Chongqing Medical University, Chongqing, China

Shruti Sharma
Division of Infectious Diseases and Immunology, Department of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States of America

Arpita Upadhyaya
Department of Physics, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, United States of America

Carin I. M. Dahlberg, Lisa S. Westerberg
Translational Immunology Unit, Department of Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden

Scott B. Snapper
Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Corresponding Author

wenxsong@umd.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: CL AU LSW SBS XZ WS. Performed the experiments: CL XB JW SS CIMD. Analyzed the data: CL XB JW SS WS. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: AU CIMD LSW SBS. Wrote the paper: CL AU LSW XZ WS.