About the Authors

Zhiqiang Qin, Eduardo Freitas, Roger Sullivan, Sarumathi Mohan, Patricia Kearney, Jim Oates, Chris Parsons
Department of Medicine, Hollings Cancer Center, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina, United States of America

Zhiqiang Qin, Chris Parsons
Department of Craniofacial Biology, Hollings Cancer Center, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina, United States of America

Rocky Bacelieri, Drake Branch
Department of Dermatology, Hollings Cancer Center, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina, United States of America

Margaret Romano
Department of Pathology, Hollings Cancer Center, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina, United States of America

Jim Oates
Medical Service, Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center, Charleston, South Carolina, United States of America

Karlie Plaisance, Rolf Renne
Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, Shands Cancer Center, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, United States of America

Johnan Kaleeba
Departments of Microbiology and Immunology and Molecular/Cell Biology, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, F. Edward Herbert School of Medicine, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

Corresponding Authors

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: ZQ RR JK CP. Performed the experiments: ZQ EF RS SM MR PK KP. Analyzed the data: ZQ RB DB CP. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: JO JK. Wrote the paper: ZQ RR CP. Contributed to paper editing: JK.