About the Authors

Xiaoxia Ren

Affiliations The Johns Hopkins Malaria Research Institute, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America, The W. Harry Feinstone Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

Egbert Hoiczyk

Affiliation The W. Harry Feinstone Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

Jason L. Rasgon

jrasgon@jhsph.edu

Affiliations The Johns Hopkins Malaria Research Institute, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America, The W. Harry Feinstone Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: XR JLR. Performed the experiments: XR EH JLR. Analyzed the data: XR JLR. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: XR. Wrote the paper: XR JLR.