About the Authors

Michelle M. Thiboutot

Affiliations Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Senthil Kannan

Affiliation Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Omkar U. Kawalekar

Affiliation Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Devon J. Shedlock

Affiliation Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Amir S. Khan

Affiliation Inovio Biomedical Corporations, Blue Bell, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Gopalsamy Sarangan

Affiliation Department of Microbiology, Sri Ramachandra Medical Centre, Sri Ramachandra University, Tamil Nadu, India

Padma Srikanth

Affiliation Department of Microbiology, Sri Ramachandra Medical Centre, Sri Ramachandra University, Tamil Nadu, India

David B. Weiner

Affiliation Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Karuppiah Muthumani

muthuman@mail.med.upenn.edu

Affiliation Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors declare possible commercial conflicts, which may include advising, consulting, and collaborating with Wyeth, Inovio, BMS, Virxsys, Ichor, Merck, Althea, Johnson & Johnson, and Aldeveron.