About the Authors

Kimberly M. Cirelli

Affiliation Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Biology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America

Gezahegn Gorfu

Affiliation Molecular Parasitology Section, Laboratory of Parasitic Diseases, NIAID, NIH, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

Musa A. Hassan

Affiliation Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Biology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America

Morton Printz

Affiliation Department of Pharmacology, University of California-San Diego, La Jolla, California, United States of America

Devorah Crown

Affiliation Microbial Pathogenesis Section, Laboratory of Parasitic Diseases, NIAID, NIH, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

Stephen H. Leppla

Affiliation Microbial Pathogenesis Section, Laboratory of Parasitic Diseases, NIAID, NIH, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

Michael E. Grigg

griggm@niaid.nih.gov (MEG); jsaeij@mit.edu (JPJS); mmoayeri@niaid.nih.gov (MM)

Affiliation Molecular Parasitology Section, Laboratory of Parasitic Diseases, NIAID, NIH, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

Jeroen P. J. Saeij

griggm@niaid.nih.gov (MEG); jsaeij@mit.edu (JPJS); mmoayeri@niaid.nih.gov (MM)

Affiliation Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Biology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America

Mahtab Moayeri

griggm@niaid.nih.gov (MEG); jsaeij@mit.edu (JPJS); mmoayeri@niaid.nih.gov (MM)

Affiliation Microbial Pathogenesis Section, Laboratory of Parasitic Diseases, NIAID, NIH, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: KMC MEG JPJS MM. Performed the experiments: KMC GG MAH DC MEG JPJS MM. Analyzed the data: KMC GG MAH SHL MEG JPJS MM. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: MAH MP SHL MEG JPJS MM. Wrote the paper: KMC SHL MEG JPJS MM.