About the Authors

Timothy Z Vitalis, Timothy Z Vitalis, Qian-Jin Zhang, Qian-Jin Zhang, Judie Alimonti, Judie Alimonti, Susan S Chen, Susan S Chen, Genc Basha, Genc Basha, Alex Moise, Alex Moise, Jacqueline Tiong, Jacqueline Tiong, Mei Mei Tian, Mei Mei Tian, Kyung Bok Choi, Kyung Bok Choi, Douglas Waterfield, Andy Jeffries, Andy Jeffries, Wilfred A Jefferies, Wilfred A Jefferies
The Michael Smith Laboratories, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Timothy Z Vitalis, Qian-Jin Zhang, Judie Alimonti, Susan S Chen, Genc Basha, Alex Moise, Jacqueline Tiong, Mei Mei Tian, Kyung Bok Choi, Andy Jeffries, Wilfred A Jefferies
Biomedical Research Centre, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Judie Alimonti, Jacqueline Tiong, Mei Mei Tian, Wilfred A Jefferies
Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Susan S Chen, Alex Moise, Wilfred A Jefferies
Department of Zoology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Douglas Waterfield
Department of Oral Biology, Faculty of Dentistry, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Wilfred A Jefferies
Department of Medical Genetics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Corresponding Author

wilf@brc.ubc.ca

Competing Interests

The University of British Columbia and its scientists (TZV, QZ, JA, and WAJ) received equity in GeneMax as part of a technology license agreement between the University of British Columbia and GeneMax. WAJ is a director of GeneMax. GeneMax provided partial financial support for this study.

Author Contributions

WAJ conceived and designed the experiments. TZV, QZ, JA, SSC, GB, AM, JT, MMT, KBC, DW, and AJ performed the experiments. TZV and WAJ analyzed the data and wrote the paper.