About the Authors

Wendelien B Oswald

Affiliation Departments of Immunology and Molecular Biology, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, California, United States of America

Thomas W Geisbert

Affiliation United States Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, Fort Detrick, Maryland, United States of America

Kelly J Davis

Current address: Charles River Laboratories, Preclinical Services, Redfield, Arkansas, United States of America

Affiliation United States Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, Fort Detrick, Maryland, United States of America

Joan B Geisbert

Affiliation United States Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, Fort Detrick, Maryland, United States of America

Nancy J Sullivan

Affiliation Vaccine Research Center, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

Peter B Jahrling

Current address: Integrated Research Facility, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

Affiliation United States Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, Fort Detrick, Maryland, United States of America

Paul W. H. I Parren

Current address: Genmab, Utrecht, The Netherlands

Affiliation Departments of Immunology and Molecular Biology, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, California, United States of America

Dennis R Burton

To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: burton@scripps.edu

Affiliation Departments of Immunology and Molecular Biology, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, California, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

TWG, PBJ, PWHIP, and DRB conceived and designed the experiments. TWG, KJD, JBG, NJS, PBJ, and PWHIP performed the experiments. WBO, TWG, PBJ, PWHIP, and DRB analyzed the data. TWG, KJD, and NJS contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools. WBO and DRB wrote the paper.