About the Authors

Christa Buckheit Sturdevant, Ronald Swanstrom
Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America

Anna Dow, Annelies Van Rie
Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Gillings School of Global Public Health, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America

Cassandra B. Jabara
Department of Biology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America

Cassandra B. Jabara, Ronald Swanstrom
UNC Center for AIDS Research, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America

Cassandra B. Jabara, Sarah B. Joseph, Ronald Swanstrom
Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America

Gretja Schnell
Department of Immunology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

Nobutoki Takamune
Department of Pharmaceutical Biochemistry, Kumamoto University, Kumamoto, Japan

Macpherson Mallewa, Robert S. Heyderman
Malawi-Liverpool-Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Program, University of Malawi College of Medicine, Blantyre, Malawi

Ronald Swanstrom
Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America

Corresponding Author

risunc@med.unc.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: CBS AD CBJ SBJ GS MM RSH AVR RS. Performed the experiments: CBS AD CBJ SBJ GS NT MM RSH. Analyzed the data: CBS AD CBJ SBJ GS NT MM RSH AVR RS. Wrote the paper: CBS AD CBJ SBJ GS NT MM RSH AVR RS.