About the Authors

Hongquan Wan, Erin M. Sorrell, Haichen Song, Md Jaber Hossain, Gloria Ramirez-Nieto, Daniel R. Perez
Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Maryland, College Park and Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, College Park, Maryland, United States of America

Isabella Monne, Giovanni Cattoli, Ilaria Capua
OIE, FAO and National Reference Laboratory for Avian Influenza and Newcastle Disease, Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Venezie, Viale dell'Università, Legnaro, Padova, Italy

James Stevens, Li-Mei Chen, Ruben O. Donis
Molecular Virology and Vaccines Branch, Influenza Division, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Julia Busch, James C. Paulson
Department of Chemical Physiology, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, California, United States of America

Julia Busch, James C. Paulson
Department of Molecular Biology, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, California, United States of America

Christy Brockwell, Richard Webby
Division of Virology, Department of Infectious Diseases, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee, United States of America

Jorge Blanco
Virion Systems, Inc., Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

Mohammad Q. Al-Natour
Department of Pathology and Animal Health, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Irbid, Jordan

Corresponding Author

dperez1@umd.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: DRP. Performed the experiments: HW EMS HS MJH GRN JCS Jb JP CB. Analyzed the data: HW EMS HS JCS ROD Jb JP RJW DRP. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: IM JCS GC IC LMC JP RJW JB MQAN. Wrote the paper: HW EMS JCS JP DRP.