About the Authors

Victoria Auerbuch

vastone@ucsc.edu

Address Current address: Department of Microbiology and Environmental Toxicology, University of California, Santa Cruz, California, United States of America

Affiliation Department of Molecular Biology and Microbiology, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Douglas T. Golenbock

Affiliation Department of Infectious Diseases and Immunology, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States of America

Ralph R. Isberg

Affiliations Department of Molecular Biology and Microbiology, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: VA DTG RRI. Performed the experiments: VA. Analyzed the data: VA RRI. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: VA DTG RRI. Wrote the paper: VA RRI.