About the Authors

Joshua T. Herbeck

herbeck@uw.edu

Affiliation Department of Microbiology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

John E. Mittler

Affiliation Department of Microbiology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

Geoffrey S. Gottlieb

Affiliation Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

James I. Mullins

Affiliations Department of Microbiology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America, Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: JTH. Performed the experiments: JTH JEM. Analyzed the data: JTH. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: JTH JEM GSG JIM. Wrote the paper: JTH JEM GSG JIM. Developed the modeling framework: JTH JEM.