About the Authors

Tania Di Pietrantonio

Affiliations McGill Centre for the Study of Host Resistance, Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, Department of Human Genetics, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, Department of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Carmen Hernandez

Affiliation McGill Centre for the Study of Host Resistance, Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Manon Girard

Affiliation McGill Centre for the Study of Host Resistance, Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Annie Verville

Affiliation McGill Centre for the Study of Host Resistance, Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Marianna Orlova

Affiliations McGill Centre for the Study of Host Resistance, Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, Department of Human Genetics, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Adam Belley

Affiliation McGill Centre for the Study of Host Resistance, Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Marcel A. Behr

Affiliations McGill Centre for the Study of Host Resistance, Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, Department of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

J. Concepción Loredo-Osti

erwin.schurr@mcgill.ca (ES); jcloredoosti@mun.ca (JCLO)

These authors share senior authorship.

Affiliation Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St Johns, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada

Erwin Schurr

erwin.schurr@mcgill.ca (ES); jcloredoosti@mun.ca (JCLO)

These authors share senior authorship.

Affiliations McGill Centre for the Study of Host Resistance, Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, Department of Human Genetics, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, Department of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: TDP JCLO ES. Performed the experiments: TDP MG AV MO. Analyzed the data: TDP CH JCLO ES. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: AB MAB. Wrote the paper: TDP JCLO ES.