About the Authors

Mark D. Hicar

Affiliations Departments of Pediatrics, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York, United States of America, Departments of Microbiology and Immunology, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York, United States of America

Xuemin Chen

Affiliation Departments of Pediatrics, Microbiology and Immunology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Chidananda Sulli

Affiliation Integral Molecular, Inc., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Trevor Barnes

Affiliation Integral Molecular, Inc., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Jason Goodman

Affiliation Integral Molecular, Inc., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Hakimuddin Sojar

Affiliation Departments of Pediatrics, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York, United States of America

Bryan Briney

Affiliation Departments of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, United States of America

Jordan Willis

Affiliation The Program in Chemical Biology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, United States of America

Valentine U. Chukwuma

Affiliation Departments of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, United States of America

Spyros A. Kalams

Affiliations Departments of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, United States of America, The Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, United States of America

Benjamin J. Doranz

Affiliation Integral Molecular, Inc., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Paul Spearman

Affiliations Departments of Pediatrics, Microbiology and Immunology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

James E. Crowe Jr.

james.crowe@vanderbilt.edu

Affiliations Departments of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, United States of America, The Vanderbilt Vaccine Center, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, United States of America

Competing Interests

C.S, T.B, J.G., and B.J.D. are employees of Integral Molecular. B.J.D. is a shareholder of Integral Molecular. Integral Molecular offers proprietary eptiope mapping services similar to those shown in this paper on a commercial basis. This commercial affiliation of several authors does not alter the authors' adherence to PLOS ONE policies on sharing data and materials.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MDH XC BJD PS JEC. Performed the experiments: MDH XC CS TB JG HS BB JW VUC SAK. Analyzed the data: MDH XC CS TB JG HS BB JW BJD PS JEC. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: SAK. Wrote the paper: MDH BB JW BJD PS JEC.