About the Authors

Biliana Lesic

Affiliations Department of Surgery, Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America , Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America , Shriners Burns Institute, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

François Lépine

Affiliation INRS-Institut Armand-Frappier, Laval, Québec, Canada

Eric Déziel

Affiliation INRS-Institut Armand-Frappier, Laval, Québec, Canada

Jiangwen Zhang

Affiliation Bauer Center for Genomics Research, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America

Qunhao Zhang

Affiliations Department of Surgery, Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America , Shriners Burns Institute, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Katie Padfield

Affiliations Department of Surgery, Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America , Shriners Burns Institute, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Marie-Hélène Castonguay

Affiliation INRS-Institut Armand-Frappier, Laval, Québec, Canada

Sylvain Milot

Affiliation INRS-Institut Armand-Frappier, Laval, Québec, Canada

Scott Stachel

Affiliation Department of Surgery, Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

A. Aria Tzika

Affiliations Department of Surgery, Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America , Shriners Burns Institute, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Ronald G Tompkins

Affiliations Department of Surgery, Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America , Shriners Burns Institute, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Laurence G Rahme

To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: rahme@amber.mgh.harvard.edu

Affiliations Department of Surgery, Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America , Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America , Shriners Burns Institute, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

BL, FL, ED, AAT, and LGR conceived and designed experiments. BL, FL, ED, QZ, KP, MHC, and SM performed experiments. BL, FL, ED, JZ, AAT, RGT, and LGR analyzed the data. BL, SS, and LGR wrote the manuscript.