About the Authors

Shuzhen Sim

Current address: Genome Institute of Singapore, Singapore, Singapore

Affiliation W. Harry Feinstone Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

Natapong Jupatanakul

Affiliation W. Harry Feinstone Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

José L. Ramirez

Current address: Laboratory of Malaria and Vector Research, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

Affiliation W. Harry Feinstone Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

Seokyoung Kang

Affiliation W. Harry Feinstone Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

Claudia M. Romero-Vivas

Affiliation Laboratorio de Enfermedades Tropicales, Departamento de Medicina, Fundación Universidad del Norte, Barranquilla, Colombia

Hamish Mohammed

Current address: HIV & STI Department, Health Protection Agency, London, United Kingdom

Affiliation Health Sciences, University of Trinidad and Tobago, O'Meara Campus, Arima, Trinidad and Tobago

George Dimopoulos

gdimopou@jhsph.edu

Affiliation W. Harry Feinstone Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: SS JLR GD. Performed the experiments: SS NJ JLR SK CMRV HM. Analyzed the data: SS NJ JLR SK GD. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: SS NJ JLR CMRV HM GD. Wrote the paper: SS GD.