About the Authors

Victoria A. Meliopoulos

Contributed equally to this work with: Victoria A. Meliopoulos, Ghazi Kayali

Affiliation Department of Infectious Diseases, St Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee, United States of America

Ghazi Kayali

Contributed equally to this work with: Victoria A. Meliopoulos, Ghazi Kayali

Affiliation Department of Infectious Diseases, St Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee, United States of America

Andrew Burnham

Affiliation Department of Infectious Diseases, St Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee, United States of America

Christine M. Oshansky

Affiliation Department of Immunology, St Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee, United States of America

Paul G. Thomas

Affiliation Department of Immunology, St Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee, United States of America

Gregory C. Gray

Affiliation Department of Environmental and Global Health, College of Public Health Professions, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, United States of America

Melinda A. Beck

Affiliation Department of Nutrition, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America

Stacey Schultz-Cherry

stacey.schultz-cherry@stjude.org

Affiliation Department of Infectious Diseases, St Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: GK VAM AB GCG SSC. Performed the experiments: VAM AB CMO SSC. Analyzed the data: GK VAM AB CMO PGT GCG SSC. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: GK CMO PGT GCG MAB SSC. Wrote the paper: GK VAM AB CMO PGT GCG SSC.