About the Authors

Ana M. Tomljenovic-Berube

Contributed equally to this work with: Ana M. Tomljenovic-Berube, David T. Mulder

Affiliation Michael G. DeGroote Institute for Infectious Disease Research and the Department of Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada

David T. Mulder

Contributed equally to this work with: Ana M. Tomljenovic-Berube, David T. Mulder

Affiliation Michael G. DeGroote Institute for Infectious Disease Research and the Department of Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada

Matthew D. Whiteside

Affiliation Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, Canada

Fiona S. L. Brinkman

Affiliation Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, Canada

Brian K. Coombes

coombes@mcmaster.ca

Affiliation Michael G. DeGroote Institute for Infectious Disease Research and the Department of Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: AMTB DTM BKC. Performed the experiments: AMTB DTM BKC. Analyzed the data: AMTB DTM MDW FSLB BKC. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: MDW FSLB. Wrote the paper: AMTB DTM MDW FSLB BKC.