About the Authors

Ian A. Cockburn

Affiliation Johns Hopkins Malaria Research Institute and Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

Yun-Chi Chen

Affiliation Johns Hopkins Malaria Research Institute and Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

Michael G. Overstreet

Address Current address: David H. Smith Center for Vaccine Biology and Immunology, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York, United States of America

Affiliation Johns Hopkins Malaria Research Institute and Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

Jason R. Lees

Affiliation Department of Surgery, University of Maryland at Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

Nico van Rooijen

Affiliation Vrije Universiteit, VUMC, Department of Molecular Cell Biology, Faculty of Medicine, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Donna L. Farber

Affiliation Department of Surgery, University of Maryland at Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

Fidel Zavala

fzavala@jhsph.edu

Affiliation Johns Hopkins Malaria Research Institute and Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: IAC YCC JRL DLF FZ. Performed the experiments: IAC YCC MGO JRL. Analyzed the data: IAC YCC MGO. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: JRL NvR DLF. Wrote the paper: IAC FZ.