About the Authors

Chaohong Liu

Affiliation Department of Cell Biology & Molecular Genetics, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, United States of America

Xiaoming Bai

Affiliation Division of Immunology, Children's Hospital of Chongqing Medical University, Chongqing, China

Junfeng Wu

Affiliation Division of Immunology, Children's Hospital of Chongqing Medical University, Chongqing, China

Shruti Sharma

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

Arpita Upadhyaya

Affiliation Department of Physics, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, United States of America

Carin I. M. Dahlberg

Affiliation Translational Immunology Unit, Department of Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden

Lisa S. Westerberg

Affiliation Translational Immunology Unit, Department of Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden

Scott B. Snapper

Affiliation Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Xiaodong Zhao

Affiliation Division of Immunology, Children's Hospital of Chongqing Medical University, Chongqing, China

Wenxia Song

wenxsong@umd.edu

Affiliations Department of Cell Biology & Molecular Genetics, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, United States of America, Division of Immunology, Children's Hospital of Chongqing Medical University, Chongqing, China

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.