About the Authors

Sara K. B. Cassidy

Affiliation Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States of America

Jon A. Hagar

Affiliation Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States of America

Thirumala Devi Kanneganti

Affiliation Department of Immunology, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee, United States of America

Luigi Franchi

Affiliation Department of Pathology and Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States of America

Gabriel Nuñez

Affiliation Department of Pathology and Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States of America

Mary X. D. O'Riordan

oriordan@umich.edu

Affiliation Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: SKBC JAH MXDO. Performed the experiments: SKBC JAH. Analyzed the data: SKBC MXDO. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: TDK LF GN. Wrote the paper: SKBC MXDO.