About the Authors

Marcella Sarzotti-Kelsoe

msarzott@duke.edu

Affiliation Duke University, Center for AIDS Research Central QA Unit, Durham, North Carolina, United States of America

Josephine Cox

Contributed equally to this work with: Josephine Cox, Naana Cleland, Thomas Denny, John Hural, Leila Needham, Daniel Ozaki, Isaac R. Rodriguez-Chavez, Gwynneth Stevens, Timothy Stiles, Tony Tarragona-Fiol

Affiliation International AIDS Vaccine Initiative, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

Naana Cleland

Contributed equally to this work with: Josephine Cox, Naana Cleland, Thomas Denny, John Hural, Leila Needham, Daniel Ozaki, Isaac R. Rodriguez-Chavez, Gwynneth Stevens, Timothy Stiles, Tony Tarragona-Fiol

Affiliation Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine–Division of AIDS, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

Thomas Denny

Contributed equally to this work with: Josephine Cox, Naana Cleland, Thomas Denny, John Hural, Leila Needham, Daniel Ozaki, Isaac R. Rodriguez-Chavez, Gwynneth Stevens, Timothy Stiles, Tony Tarragona-Fiol

Affiliation Duke Human Vaccine Institute, Center for HIV/AIDS Vaccine Immunology, Durham, North Carolina, United States of America

John Hural

Contributed equally to this work with: Josephine Cox, Naana Cleland, Thomas Denny, John Hural, Leila Needham, Daniel Ozaki, Isaac R. Rodriguez-Chavez, Gwynneth Stevens, Timothy Stiles, Tony Tarragona-Fiol

Affiliation HIV Vaccine Trials Network, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

Leila Needham

Contributed equally to this work with: Josephine Cox, Naana Cleland, Thomas Denny, John Hural, Leila Needham, Daniel Ozaki, Isaac R. Rodriguez-Chavez, Gwynneth Stevens, Timothy Stiles, Tony Tarragona-Fiol

Affiliations Duke University, Center for AIDS Research Central QA Unit, Durham, North Carolina, United States of America, Duke Human Vaccine Institute, Center for HIV/AIDS Vaccine Immunology, Durham, North Carolina, United States of America

Daniel Ozaki

Contributed equally to this work with: Josephine Cox, Naana Cleland, Thomas Denny, John Hural, Leila Needham, Daniel Ozaki, Isaac R. Rodriguez-Chavez, Gwynneth Stevens, Timothy Stiles, Tony Tarragona-Fiol

Affiliation Duke University, Center for AIDS Research Central QA Unit, Durham, North Carolina, United States of America

Isaac R. Rodriguez-Chavez

Contributed equally to this work with: Josephine Cox, Naana Cleland, Thomas Denny, John Hural, Leila Needham, Daniel Ozaki, Isaac R. Rodriguez-Chavez, Gwynneth Stevens, Timothy Stiles, Tony Tarragona-Fiol

Address Current address: AIDS and Immunosuppression Program, Integrative Biology and Infectious Diseases Branch, Division of Extramural Research, National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America.

Affiliation Division of AIDS, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

Gwynneth Stevens

Contributed equally to this work with: Josephine Cox, Naana Cleland, Thomas Denny, John Hural, Leila Needham, Daniel Ozaki, Isaac R. Rodriguez-Chavez, Gwynneth Stevens, Timothy Stiles, Tony Tarragona-Fiol

Affiliation International AIDS Vaccine Initiative, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

Timothy Stiles

Contributed equally to this work with: Josephine Cox, Naana Cleland, Thomas Denny, John Hural, Leila Needham, Daniel Ozaki, Isaac R. Rodriguez-Chavez, Gwynneth Stevens, Timothy Stiles, Tony Tarragona-Fiol

Affiliation Qualogy Ltd, Kettering, United Kingdom

Tony Tarragona-Fiol

Contributed equally to this work with: Josephine Cox, Naana Cleland, Thomas Denny, John Hural, Leila Needham, Daniel Ozaki, Isaac R. Rodriguez-Chavez, Gwynneth Stevens, Timothy Stiles, Tony Tarragona-Fiol

Affiliation International AIDS Vaccine Initiative Core Laboratory, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom

Anita Simkins

Affiliation AlphaVax Human Vaccines, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: MSK JC NC TD JH LN DO IRRC GS TS TTF AS. Wrote the first draft of the paper: MSK IRRC AS. Contributed to the writing of the paper: MSK JC NC TD JH LN DO IRRC GS TS TTF AS.