About the Authors

Christina L. Gardner, Chengqun Sun, Timothy Y. Song, Elodie Ghedin, William B. Klimstra, Kate D. Ryman
Center for Vaccine Research, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Christina L. Gardner, Chengqun Sun, William B. Klimstra, Kate D. Ryman
Department of Microbiology & Molecular Genetics, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Jozef Hritz
CEITEC, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic

Dana L. Vanlandingham, Stephen Higgs
Department of Diagnostic Medicine & Pathobiology, Biosecurity Research Institute, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas, United States of America

Timothy Y. Song, Elodie Ghedin
Department of Computational and Systems Biology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Corresponding Author

ryman@pitt.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: CLG JH CS DLV SH WBK KDR. Performed the experiments: CLG JH CS DLV TYS. Analyzed the data: CLG JH CS TYS WBK KDR. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: EG DLV SH. Wrote the paper: CLG JH WBK KDR.