About the Authors

Simon Urwyler

Affiliation Institute of Cell Biology, University of Bern, Switzerland

Erik Vassella

¤ Current address: Institute of Pathology. University of Bern, Switzerland

Affiliation Institute of Cell Biology, University of Bern, Switzerland

Jan Van Den Abbeele

Affiliation Department of Parasitology, Prince Leopold Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium

Christina Kunz Renggli

Affiliation Swiss Tropical Institute, Basel, Switzerland

Pat Blundell

Affiliation Wellcome Centre for Molecular Parasitology, University of Glasgow, United Kingdom

J. David Barry

Affiliation Wellcome Centre for Molecular Parasitology, University of Glasgow, United Kingdom

Isabel Roditi

To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: isabel.roditi@izb.unibe.ch

Affiliation Institute of Cell Biology, University of Bern, Switzerland

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

SU, EV, JVDA, JDB, and IR conceived and designed the experiments. SU, EV, JVDA, and CKR performed the experiments. SU, JVDA, and IR analysed the data. PB supervised SU for four months at beginning of project in JDB's lab. SU and IR wrote the paper.