About the Authors

Fuan Wang, Xiujuan Gao, John W. Barrett, Timothy Irvine, Gregory A. Dekaban, Grant McFadden
BioTherapeutics Research Group, Robarts Research Institute, London, Ontario, Canada

Fuan Wang, Xiujuan Gao, John W. Barrett, Timothy Irvine, Gregory A. Dekaban, Grant McFadden
Department of Microbiology and Immunology, The University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada

Qing Shao
Department of Anatomy & Cell Biology, The University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada

Eric Bartee, Mohamed R. Mohamed, Masmudur Rahman, Steve Werden, Grant McFadden
Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, College of Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, United States of America

Jingxin Cao
National Microbiology Laboratory, Public Health Agency of Canada, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Corresponding Author

grantmcf@ufl.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived of the project: FW GM. Performed the experiments: FW XG JB QS EB MM MR SW TI JC. Analyzed the data: FW XG JB QS EB MM MR SW TI JC GM. Wrote the paper: FW GD GM. Designed the experiments: FW XG JB QS EB MM MR SW TI JC GM.