About the Authors

Long Nam Nguyen

ngnlong@gmail.com (LNN); josh.nosanchuk@einstein.yu.edu (JDN)

Affiliations Department of Medicine (Division of Infectious Diseases), Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, New York, United States of America, Signature Research Program in Cardiovascular & Metabolic Disorders, DUKE-NUS Graduate Medical School, Singapore

Gabriele Vargas Cesar

Affiliation Laboratório de Estudos Integrados em Bioquímica Microbiana, Instituto de Microbiologia Professor Paulo de Góes, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Giang Thi Thu Le

Address Current address: Singapore Immunological Networks, A*STAR, Singapore.

Affiliation University of Hamburg, Biocenter Klein Flottbek, Department of Molecular Phytopathology and Genetics, Hamburg, Germany

David L. Silver

Affiliation Signature Research Program in Cardiovascular & Metabolic Disorders, DUKE-NUS Graduate Medical School, Singapore

Leonardo Nimrichter

Affiliation Laboratório de Estudos Integrados em Bioquímica Microbiana, Instituto de Microbiologia Professor Paulo de Góes, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Joshua D. Nosanchuk

ngnlong@gmail.com (LNN); josh.nosanchuk@einstein.yu.edu (JDN)

Affiliations Department of Medicine (Division of Infectious Diseases), Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, New York, United States of America, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, New York, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: L. Nguyen. Performed the experiments: L. Nguyen, G. Cesar, G. Le. Analyzed the data: L. Nguyen, J. Nosanchuk. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: J. Nosanchuk, L. Nimrichter, D. Silver. Wrote the paper: L. Nguyen.