About the Authors

Miriam A. Lynn

Affiliation Immunity and Infection Research Centre, Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute, and the Department of Medical Genetics, Vancouver, Canada

Jason Kindrachuk

Affiliation Centre for Microbial Diseases and Immunity Research and the Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

Alexandra K. Marr

Affiliation Immunity and Infection Research Centre, Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute, and the Department of Medical Genetics, Vancouver, Canada

Håvard Jenssen

Affiliations Centre for Microbial Diseases and Immunity Research and the Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada, Department of Science, Systems and Models, Roskilde University, Roskilde, Denmark

Nelly Panté

Affiliation Department of Zoology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

Melissa R. Elliott

Affiliation Centre for Microbial Diseases and Immunity Research and the Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

Scott Napper

Affiliations Vaccine and Infectious Disease Organization, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada, Department of Biochemistry, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada

Robert E. Hancock

Affiliation Centre for Microbial Diseases and Immunity Research and the Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

W. Robert McMaster

robm@interchange.ubc.ca

Affiliation Immunity and Infection Research Centre, Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute, and the Department of Medical Genetics, Vancouver, Canada

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MAL JK AKM HJ NP MRE SN REH WRM. Performed the experiments: MAL JK AKM HJ NP MRE SN. Analyzed the data: MAL JK AKM HJ NP MRE SN REH WRM. Wrote the paper: MAL JK REH WRM.