About the Authors

Joel Vega-Rodríguez

Affiliation Department of Microbiology and Medical Zoology, University of Puerto Rico, School of Medicine, San Juan, Puerto Rico

Blandine Franke-Fayard

Contributed equally to this work with: Blandine Franke-Fayard, Rhoel R. Dinglasan

Affiliation Department of Parasitology, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands

Rhoel R. Dinglasan

Contributed equally to this work with: Blandine Franke-Fayard, Rhoel R. Dinglasan

Affiliation Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, United States of America

Chris J. Janse

Affiliation Department of Parasitology, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands

Rebecca Pastrana-Mena

Affiliation Department of Microbiology and Medical Zoology, University of Puerto Rico, School of Medicine, San Juan, Puerto Rico

Andrew P. Waters

Affiliations Department of Parasitology, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands, Wellcome Trust Centre of Molecular Parasitology and Division of Infection and Immunity, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, United Kingdom

Isabelle Coppens

Affiliation Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, United States of America

José F. Rodríguez-Orengo

Affiliation Department of Biochemistry, University of Puerto Rico, School of Medicine, San Juan, Puerto Rico

Marcelo Jacobs-Lorena

Affiliation Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, United States of America

Adelfa E. Serrano

adelfa.serrano@upr.edu

Affiliation Department of Microbiology and Medical Zoology, University of Puerto Rico, School of Medicine, San Juan, Puerto Rico

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: JVR BFF RRD CJJ MJL AES. Performed the experiments: JVR BFF RRD CJJ RPM IC. Analyzed the data: JVR BFF RRD CJJ RPM APW IC JFRO MJL AES. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: CJJ APW MJL AES. Wrote the paper: JVR AES. Revised the article critically: BFF RRD CJJ APW IC MJL.