About the Authors

Amy F. Savage

Affiliation Division of Epidemiology of Microbial Diseases, Yale School of Public Health, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America

Gustavo C. Cerqueira

Affiliation Department of Cell Biology and Molecular Genetics, Maryland Pathogen Research Institute (MPRI), University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, United States of America

Sandesh Regmi

Affiliation Division of Epidemiology of Microbial Diseases, Yale School of Public Health, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America

Yineng Wu

Affiliation Division of Epidemiology of Microbial Diseases, Yale School of Public Health, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America

Najib M. El Sayed

Affiliations Department of Cell Biology and Molecular Genetics, Maryland Pathogen Research Institute (MPRI), University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, United States of America, Center for Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, College of Chemical & Life Sciences, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, United States of America

Serap Aksoy

serap.aksoy@yale.edu

Affiliation Division of Epidemiology of Microbial Diseases, Yale School of Public Health, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America

Competing Interests

Serap Aksoy is Editor-in-Chief of PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: NME SA. Performed the experiments: AFS GCC SR YW. Analyzed the data: AFS GCC SR NME SA. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: SA NME. Wrote the paper: AFS SA.