About the Authors

Ana Lisa V. Gomes

Contributed equally to this work with: Ana Lisa V. Gomes, Lawrence J. K. Wee

Affiliation Department of Virology and Experimental Therapy, Aggeu Magalhães Research Center-CPqAM/FIOCRUZ, Recife, Brazil

Lawrence J. K. Wee

Contributed equally to this work with: Ana Lisa V. Gomes, Lawrence J. K. Wee

Affiliation Department of Biochemistry, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore, Singapore

Asif M. Khan

Affiliation Department of Biochemistry, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore, Singapore

Laura H. V. G. Gil

Affiliation Department of Virology and Experimental Therapy, Aggeu Magalhães Research Center-CPqAM/FIOCRUZ, Recife, Brazil

Ernesto T. A. Marques Jr

Affiliations Department of Virology and Experimental Therapy, Aggeu Magalhães Research Center-CPqAM/FIOCRUZ, Recife, Brazil, Center for Vaccine Research, Department of Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Carlos E. Calzavara-Silva

Affiliation Department of Cellular and Molecular Immunology, Rene Rachou Research Center - CPqRR/FIOCRUZ, Belo Horizonte-MG, Brazil

Tin Wee Tan

tinwee@bic.nus.edu.sg

Affiliation Department of Biochemistry, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore, Singapore

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: ALVG LJW AMK LHVGG CECS. Performed the experiments: ALVG. Analyzed the data: ALVG LJW AMK LHVGG ETMJ CECS TWT. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: LHVGG ETMJ. Wrote the paper: ALVG LJW AMK LHVGG ETMJ CECS TWT.