About the Authors

Rossella Melchiotti

Affiliations Singapore Immunology Network (SIgN), Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), Singapore, Singapore, Doctoral School in Translational and Molecular Medicine (DIMET), University of Milano-Bicocca, Milan, Italy

Olaf Rötzschke

Affiliation Singapore Immunology Network (SIgN), Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), Singapore, Singapore

Michael Poidinger

rossella_melchiotti@immunol.a-star.edu.sg

Affiliation Singapore Immunology Network (SIgN), Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), Singapore, Singapore

Competing Interests

Dr. Olaf Rötzschke is a PLOS ONE Editorial Board member. This does not alter the authors' adherence to all the PLOS ONE policies on sharing data and materials.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: RM OR MP. Performed the experiments: RM. Wrote the paper: RM. Implemented the software: RM. Critically revised the manuscript: OR MP.