About the Authors

Marianne A. Bryan

Affiliation Department of Immunology, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Siobhan E. Guyach

Affiliation Department of Immunology, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Karen A. Norris

kan1@pitt.edu

Affiliation Department of Immunology, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MAB. Performed the experiments: MAB SEG. Analyzed the data: MAB. Wrote the paper: MAB. Principle investigator responsible for procuring funding: KAN. Reviewed experimental design and data analysis: KAN. Edited the paper: KAN.