About the Authors

Nicole Robbins

Contributed equally to this work with: Nicole Robbins, Priya Uppuluri

Affiliation Department of Molecular Genetics, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Priya Uppuluri

Contributed equally to this work with: Nicole Robbins, Priya Uppuluri

Affiliation Department of Biology and South Texas Center for Emerging Infectious Diseases, University of Texas at San Antonio, Texas, United States of America

Jeniel Nett

Affiliation Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, United States of America

Ranjith Rajendran

Affiliation College of Medicine, Veterinary and Life Science, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, United Kingdom

Gordon Ramage

Affiliation College of Medicine, Veterinary and Life Science, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, United Kingdom

Jose L. Lopez-Ribot

Affiliation Department of Biology and South Texas Center for Emerging Infectious Diseases, University of Texas at San Antonio, Texas, United States of America

David Andes

Affiliation Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, United States of America

Leah E. Cowen

leah.cowen@utoronto.ca

Affiliation Department of Molecular Genetics, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: NR PU GR DA LEC. Performed the experiments: NR PU JN RR. Analyzed the data: NR PU. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: NR LEC JLLR. Wrote the paper: NR LEC.