About the Authors

Jennifer M. Bomberger

jbomberger@dartmouth.edu

Affiliation Microbiology and Immunology, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, New Hampshire, United States of America

Siying Ye

Affiliation Microbiology and Immunology, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, New Hampshire, United States of America

Daniel P. MacEachran

Affiliation Biology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America

Katja Koeppen

Affiliation Microbiology and Immunology, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, New Hampshire, United States of America

Roxanna L. Barnaby

Affiliation Microbiology and Immunology, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, New Hampshire, United States of America

George A. O'Toole

Affiliation Microbiology and Immunology, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, New Hampshire, United States of America

Bruce A. Stanton

Affiliation Microbiology and Immunology, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, New Hampshire, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: JMB DPM GAO BAS. Performed the experiments: JMB SY DPM KK RLB. Analyzed the data: JMB SY RLB. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: GAO. Wrote the paper: JMB GAO BAS.