About the Authors

Michael F. Criscitiello

mcriscitiello@cvm.tamu.edu

Affiliations Comparative Immunogenetics Laboratory, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, United States of America, Department of Veterinary Pathobiology, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, United States of America

Paul de Figueiredo

Affiliations Department of Veterinary Pathobiology, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, United States of America, Borlaug Center, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, United States of America, Department of Microbial and Molecular Pathogenesis, Texas A&M Health Science Center, College Station, Texas, United States of America, Department of Plant Pathology & Microbiology, College Station, Texas, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.