About the Authors

Cecilia S. Lindestam Arlehamn

Affiliation La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology, La Jolla, California, United States of America

Anna Gerasimova

Affiliation La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology, La Jolla, California, United States of America

Federico Mele

Affiliation Institute for Research in Biomedicine, Bellinzona, Switzerland

Ryan Henderson

Affiliation La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology, La Jolla, California, United States of America

Justine Swann

Affiliation La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology, La Jolla, California, United States of America

Jason A. Greenbaum

Affiliation La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology, La Jolla, California, United States of America

Yohan Kim

Affiliation La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology, La Jolla, California, United States of America

John Sidney

Affiliation La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology, La Jolla, California, United States of America

Eddie A. James

Affiliation Benaroya Research Institute, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

Randy Taplitz

Affiliation Antiviral Research Centre, University of California, San Diego, San Diego, California, United States of America

Denise M. McKinney

Affiliation La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology, La Jolla, California, United States of America

William W. Kwok

Affiliation Benaroya Research Institute, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

Howard Grey

Affiliation La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology, La Jolla, California, United States of America

Federica Sallusto

Affiliation Institute for Research in Biomedicine, Bellinzona, Switzerland

Bjoern Peters

Affiliation La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology, La Jolla, California, United States of America

Alessandro Sette

alex@liai.org

Affiliation La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology, La Jolla, California, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: C.S. Lindestam Arlehamn, A. Sette, A. Gerasimova, F. Mele, F. Sallusto, B. Peters, H. Grey. Performed the experiments: C.S. Lindestam Arlehamn, F. Mele, R. Henderson, J. Swann, J.A. Greenbaum, J. Sidney, D.M. McKinney. Analyzed the data: C.S. Lindestam Arlehamn, A. Gerasimova, F. Mele, Y. Kim. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: E.A. James, R. Taplitz, W.W. Kwok. Wrote the paper: C.S. Lindestam Arlehamn, A. Sette, F. Sallusto. All authors discussed the results and implications and commented on the manuscript at all stages. Critically read and edited the manuscript: D.M. McKinney, H. Grey.