About the Authors

Rebecca Danner

Affiliation US Military Malaria Vaccine Program, Naval Medical Research Center/Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, Silver Spring, Maryland, United States of America

Snehal N. Chaudhari

Affiliation US Military Malaria Vaccine Program, Naval Medical Research Center/Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, Silver Spring, Maryland, United States of America

John Rosenberger

Affiliation US Military Malaria Vaccine Program, Naval Medical Research Center/Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, Silver Spring, Maryland, United States of America

Jacqueline Surls

Affiliation Department of Medicine, Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

Thomas L. Richie

Affiliation US Military Malaria Vaccine Program, Naval Medical Research Center/Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, Silver Spring, Maryland, United States of America

Teodor-Doru Brumeanu

Affiliation Department of Medicine, Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

Sofia Casares

sofia.casares@med.navy.mil

Affiliations US Military Malaria Vaccine Program, Naval Medical Research Center/Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, Silver Spring, Maryland, United States of America, Department of Medicine, Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: SC TDB. Performed the experiments: RD JR SNC JS TDB SC. Analyzed the data: RD JR SNC JS TDB SC. Wrote the paper: SC. Commented on and edited the manuscript: TDB TLR.