About the Authors

Reem Al-Mubarak

Affiliation Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Pathology, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado, United States of America

Jason Vander Heiden

Affiliation Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Pathology, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado, United States of America

Corey D. Broeckling

Affiliation Proteomics and Metabolomics Facility, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado, United States of America

Marivic Balagon

Affiliation Leonard Wood Memorial Center for Leprosy Research, Cebu, Philippines

Patrick J. Brennan

Affiliation Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Pathology, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado, United States of America

Varalakshmi D. Vissa

vvissa@colostate.edu

Affiliation Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Pathology, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: RA-M VDV. Performed the experiments: RA-M CDB. Analyzed the data: RA-M JVH CDB VDV. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: MB VDV. Wrote the paper: RA-M JVH PJB VDV.