About the Authors

Xiaozhen Liang

Affiliations Department of Microbiology & Immunology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America, Emory Vaccine Center, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Christopher M. Collins

Affiliations Department of Microbiology & Immunology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America, Emory Vaccine Center, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Justin B. Mendel

Affiliation Department of Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Neal N. Iwakoshi

Affiliation Department of Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Samuel H. Speck

sspeck@emory.edu

Affiliations Department of Microbiology & Immunology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America, Emory Vaccine Center, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: XL NNI SHS. Performed the experiments: XL JBM NNI. Analyzed the data: XL NNI SHS. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: CMC. Wrote the paper: XL SHS.