About the Authors

Mauricio Henriques Pontes

Address Current address: Section of Microbial Pathogenesis, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Yale University School of Medicine, Boyer Center for Molecular Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America

Affiliation Department of Biology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, United States of America

Kari Lyn Smith

Affiliation Department of Biology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, United States of America

Linda De Vooght

Affiliation Department of Biological Sciences, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium

Jan Van Den Abbeele

Affiliation Department of Biological Sciences, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium

Colin Dale

colin.dale@utah.edu

Affiliation Department of Biology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MHP KLS JVDA CD. Performed the experiments: MHP KLS LVD JVDA CD. Analyzed the data: MHP KLS CD. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: JVDA CD. Wrote the paper: MHP CD.