About the Authors

Michael L. Vasil, Martin J. Stonehouse, Adriana I. Vasil
Department of Microbiology, University of Colorado Denver, Anschutz Medical Center, Aurora, Colorado, United States of America

Sandra J. Wadsworth, Howard Goldfine
Department of Microbiology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Robert E. Bolcome III, Joanne Chan
The Vascular Biology Program, Children's Hospital Boston, and Department of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Corresponding Author

mike.vasil@ucdenver.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MLV MJS HG JC. Performed the experiments: MLV MJS AIV SJW REB JC. Analyzed the data: MLV MJS AIV SJW HG REB JC. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: AIV SJW HG REB. Wrote the paper: MLV JC.