About the Authors

Subhash C. Verma

scverma@medicine.nevada.edu (SCV); erle@mail.med.upenn.edu (ESR); carl.schildkraut@einstein.yu.edu (CLS)

Affiliation Department of Microbiology & Immunology, University of Nevada, Reno, School of Medicine, Center for Molecular Medicine, Reno, Nevada, United States of America

Jie Lu

Affiliation Department of Microbiology and Tumor Virology Program of the Abramson Cancer Center, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Qiliang Cai

Affiliation Department of Microbiology and Tumor Virology Program of the Abramson Cancer Center, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Settapong Kosiyatrakul

Affiliation Department of Cell Biology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, United States of America

Maria E. McDowell

Affiliation Department of Microbiology & Immunology, University of Nevada, Reno, School of Medicine, Center for Molecular Medicine, Reno, Nevada, United States of America

Carl L. Schildkraut

scverma@medicine.nevada.edu (SCV); erle@mail.med.upenn.edu (ESR); carl.schildkraut@einstein.yu.edu (CLS)

Affiliation Department of Cell Biology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, United States of America

Erle S. Robertson

scverma@medicine.nevada.edu (SCV); erle@mail.med.upenn.edu (ESR); carl.schildkraut@einstein.yu.edu (CLS)

Affiliation Department of Microbiology and Tumor Virology Program of the Abramson Cancer Center, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: SCV ESR. Performed the experiments: SCV QC JL MEM. Analyzed the data: SCV SK CLS ESR. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: SCV CLS ESR. Wrote the paper: SCV CLS ESR.