About the Authors

J. Kim Holloway

Affiliation Department of Biomedical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States of America

Swapna Mohan

Affiliation Department of Biomedical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States of America

Gabriel Balmus

Affiliation Department of Biomedical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States of America

Xianfei Sun

Affiliation Department of Biomedical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States of America

Andrew Modzelewski

Affiliation Department of Biomedical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States of America

Peter L. Borst

Affiliation Department of Biomedical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States of America

Raimundo Freire

Affiliation Unidad de Investigacion, Hospital Universitario de Canarias, Tenerife, Spain

Robert S. Weiss

Affiliation Department of Biomedical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States of America

Paula E. Cohen

paula.cohen@cornell.edu

Affiliation Department of Biomedical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: RF RSW PEC. Performed the experiments: JKH SM GB XS AM PEC. Analyzed the data: JKH PEC. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: PLB RF. Wrote the paper: JKH GB RSW PEC.