About the Authors

Ben-Wen Li

bli@wustl.edu

Affiliation Infectious Diseases Division, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

Amy C. Rush

Affiliation Infectious Diseases Division, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

Dao-Jun Jiang

Affiliation Infectious Diseases Division, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

Makedonka Mitreva

Affiliation Department of Genetics, The Genome Center, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

Sahar Abubucker

Affiliation Department of Genetics, The Genome Center, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

Gary J. Weil

Affiliation Infectious Diseases Division, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: BWL GJW. Performed the experiments: BWL ACR DJJ GJW. Analyzed the data: BWL ACR DJJ MM SA GJW. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: GJW. Wrote the paper: BWL MM GJW.