About the Authors

Frédéric Bringaud

Contributed equally to this work with: Frédéric Bringaud, Michaela Müller

To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: bringaud@u-bordeaux2.fr (FB); barbara.papadopoulou@crchul.ulaval.ca (BP); ghedine@dom.pitt.edu (EG)

Affiliations Laboratoire de Génomique Fonctionnelle des Trypanosomatides, Université Victor Segalen Bordeaux 2, Bordeaux, France , UMR-5234 CNRS, Bordeaux, France

Michaela Müller

Contributed equally to this work with: Frédéric Bringaud, Michaela Müller

Affiliations Infectious Diseases Research Center, Centre Hospitalier de l'Université Laval Research Center, Quebec, Canada , Department of Medical Biology, Faculty of Medicine, Laval University, Quebec, Canada

Gustavo Coutinho Cerqueira

Affiliations The Institute for Genomic Research, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America , Departamento de Bioquimica e Imunologica, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Martin Smith

Affiliations Infectious Diseases Research Center, Centre Hospitalier de l'Université Laval Research Center, Quebec, Canada , Department of Medical Biology, Faculty of Medicine, Laval University, Quebec, Canada

Annie Rochette

Affiliations Infectious Diseases Research Center, Centre Hospitalier de l'Université Laval Research Center, Quebec, Canada , Department of Medical Biology, Faculty of Medicine, Laval University, Quebec, Canada

Najib M. A El-Sayed

Affiliations The Institute for Genomic Research, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America , Department of Cell Biology and Molecular Genetics, The University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, United States of America , Center for Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, The University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, United States of America

Barbara Papadopoulou

To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: bringaud@u-bordeaux2.fr (FB); barbara.papadopoulou@crchul.ulaval.ca (BP); ghedine@dom.pitt.edu (EG)

Affiliations Infectious Diseases Research Center, Centre Hospitalier de l'Université Laval Research Center, Quebec, Canada , Department of Medical Biology, Faculty of Medicine, Laval University, Quebec, Canada

Elodie Ghedin

To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: bringaud@u-bordeaux2.fr (FB); barbara.papadopoulou@crchul.ulaval.ca (BP); ghedine@dom.pitt.edu (EG)

Affiliations The Institute for Genomic Research, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America , Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

FB, GCC, MS, NMAES, and EG performed the bioinformatic analyses. MM, AR, and BP conceived and designed the biological experiments.