About the Authors

Keith H. Turner

Affiliation Department of Molecular Biosciences, Institute of Cellular and Molecular Biology, Center for Infectious Disease, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, United States of America

Jake Everett

Affiliation Department of Surgery, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, Texas, United States of America

Urvish Trivedi

Affiliation Department of Surgery, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, Texas, United States of America

Kendra P. Rumbaugh

Affiliation Department of Surgery, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, Texas, United States of America

Marvin Whiteley

mwhiteley@austin.utexas.edu

Affiliation Department of Molecular Biosciences, Institute of Cellular and Molecular Biology, Center for Infectious Disease, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: KHT KPR MW. Performed the experiments: KHT JE UT. Analyzed the data: KHT JE UT KPR MW. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: KHT JE UT KPR MW. Wrote the paper: KHT JE KPR MW. Designed the software used in analysis: KHT.