About the Authors

Jason G. Smith

Contributed equally to this work with: Jason G. Smith, Mariena Silvestry

Current address: Department of Microbiology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

Affiliation Department of Immunology and Microbial Science, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, California, United States of America

Mariena Silvestry

Contributed equally to this work with: Jason G. Smith, Mariena Silvestry

Affiliation Department of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, United States of America

Steffen Lindert

Affiliation Department of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, United States of America

Wuyuan Lu

Affiliation Institute of Human Virology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

Glen R. Nemerow

Affiliation Department of Immunology and Microbial Science, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, California, United States of America

Phoebe L. Stewart

phoebe.stewart@vanderbilt.edu

Affiliation Department of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: JGS GRN PLS. Performed the experiments: JGS MS SL. Analyzed the data: JGS MS GRN PLS. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: WL. Wrote the paper: JGS GRN PLS.