About the Authors

Beatriz Mothe

Affiliations IrsiCaixa AIDS Research Institute - HIVACAT, Hospital Germans Trias i Pujol, Badalona, Barcelona, Spain, Lluita contra la Sida' Foundation, Hospital Germans Trias i Pujol, Badalona, Barcelona, Spain, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain

Anuska Llano

Affiliation IrsiCaixa AIDS Research Institute - HIVACAT, Hospital Germans Trias i Pujol, Badalona, Barcelona, Spain

Javier Ibarrondo

Address Current address: University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Affiliation IrsiCaixa AIDS Research Institute - HIVACAT, Hospital Germans Trias i Pujol, Badalona, Barcelona, Spain

Jennifer Zamarreño

Affiliation IrsiCaixa AIDS Research Institute - HIVACAT, Hospital Germans Trias i Pujol, Badalona, Barcelona, Spain

Mattia Schiaulini

Affiliations IrsiCaixa AIDS Research Institute - HIVACAT, Hospital Germans Trias i Pujol, Badalona, Barcelona, Spain, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain

Cristina Miranda

Affiliation Lluita contra la Sida' Foundation, Hospital Germans Trias i Pujol, Badalona, Barcelona, Spain

Marta Ruiz-Riol

Affiliation IrsiCaixa AIDS Research Institute - HIVACAT, Hospital Germans Trias i Pujol, Badalona, Barcelona, Spain

Christoph T. Berger

Affiliation Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT and Harvard, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

M. José Herrero

Affiliation Department of Immunology, LIRAD-Banc de Sang i Teixits, Hospital Germans Trias i Pujol, Badalona, Barcelona, Spain

Eduard Palou

Affiliation Department of Immunology, LIRAD-Banc de Sang i Teixits, Hospital Germans Trias i Pujol, Badalona, Barcelona, Spain

Montse Plana

Affiliation AIDS Research Group-IDIBAPS, Hospital Clinic, HIVACAT, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain

Morgane Rolland

Address Current address: HIV Military Research Program, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

Affiliation Department of Microbiology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

Ashok Khatri

Affiliation Massachusetts General Hospital, Peptide/Protein Core Facility, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

David Heckerman

Affiliation Microsoft Research, Redmond, Washington, United States of America

Florencia Pereyra

Affiliation Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT and Harvard, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Bruce D. Walker

Affiliations Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT and Harvard, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Chevy Chase, Maryland, United States of America

David Weiner

Affiliation University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Roger Paredes

Affiliations IrsiCaixa AIDS Research Institute - HIVACAT, Hospital Germans Trias i Pujol, Badalona, Barcelona, Spain, Lluita contra la Sida' Foundation, Hospital Germans Trias i Pujol, Badalona, Barcelona, Spain

Bonaventura Clotet

Affiliations IrsiCaixa AIDS Research Institute - HIVACAT, Hospital Germans Trias i Pujol, Badalona, Barcelona, Spain, Lluita contra la Sida' Foundation, Hospital Germans Trias i Pujol, Badalona, Barcelona, Spain

Barbara K. Felber

Affiliation NCI-Frederick, Frederick, Maryland, United States of America

George N. Pavlakis

Affiliation NCI-Frederick, Frederick, Maryland, United States of America

James I. Mullins

Affiliation Department of Microbiology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

Christian Brander

cbrander@irsicaixa.es

Affiliations IrsiCaixa AIDS Research Institute - HIVACAT, Hospital Germans Trias i Pujol, Badalona, Barcelona, Spain, Institució Catalana de Recerca i Estudis Avançats (ICREA), Barcelona, Spain

Competing Interests

DH is employed by Microsoft Research. This does not alter the authors' adherence to all the PLoS ONE policies on sharing data and materials.

Author Contributions

Performed the experiments: BM AL JI JZ MS MRR CTB. Analyzed the data: BM CM CB. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: MJH EP AK DH MR FP BW DW BF GP. Wrote the paper: BM JM BC RP MP CB. Reviewed the final manuscript: BC.