About the Authors

Dineke Frentz

Affiliation Virology, Erasmus MC, University Medical Centre Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Charles A. B. Boucher

Affiliations Virology, Erasmus MC, University Medical Centre Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands, Medical Microbiology, University Medical Centre Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands

Matthias Assel

Affiliation High Performance Computing Center Stuttgart, University of Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany

Andrea De Luca

Affiliations Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Institute of Clinical Infectious Diseases, Rome, Italy, Infectious Diseases Unit 2, University Hospital of Siena, Siena, Italy

Massimiliano Fabbiani

Affiliation Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Institute of Clinical Infectious Diseases, Rome, Italy

Francesca Incardona

Affiliation Informa SrL, Rome, Italy

Pieter Libin

Affiliation MyBioData, Rotselaar, Belgium

Nino Manca

Affiliation Institute of Microbiology, School of Medicine, University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy

Viktor Müller

Affiliation Institute of Biology, Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, Hungary

Breanndán Ó. Nualláin

Affiliation Computational Science, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Roger Paredes

Affiliation Institut de Recerca de la SIDA irsiCaixa, Badalona, Spain

Mattia Prosperi

Affiliation Clinic of Infectious Diseases Catholic University, Rome, Italy

Eugenia Quiros-Roldan

Affiliation Institute of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, School of Medicine, University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy

Lidia Ruiz

Affiliation Institut de Recerca de la SIDA irsiCaixa, Badalona, Spain

Peter M. A. Sloot

Affiliation Computational Science, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Carlo Torti

Affiliation Institute of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, School of Medicine, University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy

Anne-Mieke Vandamme

Affiliation Rega Institute, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium

Kristel Van Laethem

Affiliation Rega Institute, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium

Maurizio Zazzi

Affiliation Department of Molecular Biology, University of Siena, Siena, Italy

David A. M. C. van de Vijver

d.vandevijver@erasmusmc.nl

Affiliation Virology, Erasmus MC, University Medical Centre Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Competing Interests

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Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: CABB MA ADL MF FI PL NM VM BN RP MCP EQR LR PS CT AMV KVL MZ DAMCvdV. Performed the experiments: DF DAMCvdV. Analyzed the data: DF DAMCvdV. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: DF MA PL BN DAMCvdV. Wrote the paper: DF DAMCvdV.