About the Authors

Jie Sun, Amber Cardani, Thomas J. Braciale
The Beirne B. Carter Center for Immunology Research, The University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, United States of America

Ashish K. Sharma, Victor E. Laubach
Department of Surgery, The University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, United States of America

Robert S. Jack
Department of Immunology, University of Greifswald, Germany

Werner Müller
Bill Ford Chair of Cellular Immunology, Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom

Thomas J. Braciale
Department of Microbiology, The University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, United States of America

Thomas J. Braciale
Department of Pathology, The University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, United States of America

Corresponding Author

tjb2r@virginia.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: JS TJB. Performed the experiments: JS AC AKS. Analyzed the data: JS VEL TJB. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: RSJ WM. Wrote the paper: JS TJB.