About the Authors

Miranda S. Oakley

Affiliation Division of Bacterial, Parasitic, and Allergenic Products, Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research, Food and Drug Administration, Silver Spring, Maryland, United States

Nitin Verma

Affiliation Division of Bacterial, Parasitic, and Allergenic Products, Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research, Food and Drug Administration, Silver Spring, Maryland, United States

Hong Zheng

Affiliation Division of Emerging and Transfusion Transmitted Diseases, Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research, Food and Drug Administration, Silver Spring, Maryland, United States

Vivek Anantharaman

Affiliation National Center for Biotechnology Information, National Library of Medicine, NIH, Bethesda, Maryland, United States

Kazuyo Takeda

Affiliation Division of Viral Products, Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research, Food and Drug Administration, Silver Spring, Maryland, United States

Yamei Gao

Affiliation Division of Viral Products, Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research, Food and Drug Administration, Silver Spring, Maryland, United States

Timothy G. Myers

Affiliation Genomics Technologies Section, Research Technologies Branch, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, NIH, Bethesda, Maryland, United States

Phuong Thao Pham

Affiliation Division of Emerging and Transfusion Transmitted Diseases, Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research, Food and Drug Administration, Silver Spring, Maryland, United States

Babita Mahajan

Affiliation Division of Emerging and Transfusion Transmitted Diseases, Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research, Food and Drug Administration, Silver Spring, Maryland, United States

Nirbhay Kumar

Affiliation Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States

Davison Sangweme

Affiliation Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States

Abhai K. Tripathi

Affiliation Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States

Godfree Mlambo

Affiliation Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States

L. Aravind

Affiliation National Center for Biotechnology Information, National Library of Medicine, NIH, Bethesda, Maryland, United States

Sanjai Kumar

Sanjai.kumar@fda.hhs.gov

Affiliation Division of Emerging and Transfusion Transmitted Diseases, Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research, Food and Drug Administration, Silver Spring, Maryland, United States

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceptualization: MSO SK. Data curation: MSO VA LA. Formal analysis: MSO VA LA. Funding acquisition: SK. Investigation: MSO VA LA SK. Methodology: MSO NV HZ VA KT YG PTP BM DS AT GM. Project administration: MSO SK. Resources: NK TM SK. Software: VA TM LA. Supervision: SK. Validation: MSO VA LA. Visualization: NV KT. Writing – original draft: MSO LA SK. Writing – review & editing: MSO TM NK GM LA SK.