About the Authors

George Sakoulas

gsakoulas@ucsd.edu

Affiliation Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, United States of America

Sang-Jip Nam

Affiliation Center for Marine Biotechnology and Biomedicine, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, United States of America

Sandra Loesgen

Affiliation Center for Marine Biotechnology and Biomedicine, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, United States of America

William Fenical

Affiliations Center for Marine Biotechnology and Biomedicine, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, United States of America, School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, School of Medicine, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, United States of America

Paul R. Jensen

Affiliation Center for Marine Biotechnology and Biomedicine, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, United States of America

Victor Nizet

Affiliations Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, United States of America, School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, School of Medicine, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, United States of America

Mary Hensler

Affiliations Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, United States of America, School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, School of Medicine, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: GS S-JN SL WF PJ VN MH. Performed the experiments: GS S-JN SL. Analyzed the data: GS S-JN SL WF PJ VN MH. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: GS S-JN SL WF PJ VN MH. Wrote the paper: GS S-JN SL WF PJ VN MH.