About the Authors

Beena John

Affiliation Department of Pathobiology, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Tajie H. Harris

Affiliation Department of Pathobiology, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Elia D. Tait

Affiliation Department of Pathobiology, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Emma H. Wilson

Affiliations Department of Pathobiology, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America, Division of Biomedical Sciences, University of California, Riverside, California, United States of America

Beth Gregg

Affiliation Department of Biology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Lai Guan Ng

Affiliations The Wistar Institute, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America, The Centenary Institute for Cancer Medicine and Cell Biology, Newtown, New South Wales, Australia

Paulus Mrass

Affiliations The Wistar Institute, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America, The Centenary Institute for Cancer Medicine and Cell Biology, Newtown, New South Wales, Australia

David S. Roos

Affiliation Department of Biology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Florence Dzierszinski

Affiliation Institute of Parasitology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Wolfgang Weninger

Affiliations The Wistar Institute, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America, The Centenary Institute for Cancer Medicine and Cell Biology, Newtown, New South Wales, Australia

Christopher A. Hunter

chunter@vet.upenn.edu

Affiliation Department of Pathobiology, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: BJ WW CAH. Performed the experiments: BJ. Analyzed the data: BJ. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: THH EDT EHW BG LGN PM DSR FD WW. Wrote the paper: BJ CAH.