About the Authors

Wilbert Bitter

w.bitter@vumc.nl (WB); roland.brosch@pasteur.fr (RB)

Affiliation VU University Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Edith N. G. Houben

Affiliation VU University Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Daria Bottai

Affiliation Dipartimento di Patologia Sperimentale, Biotecnologie Mediche, Infettivologia ed Epidemiologia, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy

Priscille Brodin

Affiliation Inserm Avenir Group, Institut Pasteur Korea, Seoul, Korea

Eric J. Brown

Affiliation Department of Microbial Pathogenesis, Genentech Inc., San Francisco, California, United States of America

Jeffery S. Cox

Affiliation Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of California, San Francisco, California, United States of America

Keith Derbyshire

Affiliation Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health, Albany, New York, United States of America

Sarah M. Fortune

Affiliation Department of Immunology and Infectious Diseases, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Lian-Yong Gao

Affiliation Department of Cell Biology and Molecular Genetics, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, United States of America

Jun Liu

Affiliation Department of Molecular Genetics, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Nicolaas C. Gey van Pittius

Affiliation Department of Biomedical Sciences, Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch, South Africa

Alexander S. Pym

Affiliation Unit for Clinical and Biomedical TB Research, South African MRC, Durban, South Africa

Eric J. Rubin

Affiliation Department of Immunology and Infectious Diseases, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

David R. Sherman

Affiliation Seattle Biomedical Research Institute, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

Stewart T. Cole

Affiliation Global Health Institute, EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland

Roland Brosch

w.bitter@vumc.nl (WB); roland.brosch@pasteur.fr (RB)

Affiliation Institut Pasteur, Integrated Mycobacterial Pathogenomics, Paris, France

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.