About the Authors

Nicole Brenner

Roles Formal analysis, Investigation, Visualization, Writing – original draft

Nicole.Brenner@dkfz-heidelberg.de (NB); T.Waterboer@dkfz-heidelberg.de (TW)

Affiliations Infections and Cancer Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany, Faculty of Biosciences, Heidelberg University, Heidelberg, Germany

Alexander J. Mentzer

Roles Formal analysis, Investigation, Project administration, Writing – review & editing

Affiliations The Wellcome Centre for Human Genetics, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom, Big Data Institute, Li Ka Shing Centre for Health Information and Discovery, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom

Julia Butt

Roles Methodology, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Infections and Cancer Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany

Angelika Michel

Roles Methodology, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Infections and Cancer Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany

Kristina Prager

Roles Methodology, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Infections and Cancer Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany

Johannes Brozy

Roles Methodology, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Infections and Cancer Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany

Benedikt Weißbrich

Roles Resources, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Institute of Virology and Immunobiology, Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg, Würzburg, Germany

Allison E. Aiello

Roles Resources, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Department of Epidemiology, Gillings School of Global Public Health and Carolina Population Center, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America

Helen C. S. Meier

Roles Resources, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Joseph J. Zilber School of Public Health, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI, United States of America

Judy Breuer

Roles Resources, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Division of Infection and Immunity, University College London, London, United Kingdom

Rachael Almond

Roles Conceptualization, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation UK Biobank, Stockport, United Kingdom

Naomi Allen

Roles Conceptualization, Writing – review & editing

Affiliations UK Biobank, Stockport, United Kingdom, Nuffield Department of Population Health, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom

Michael Pawlita

Roles Methodology, Supervision, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Molecular Diagnostics of Oncogenic Infections, German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany

Tim Waterboer

Roles Methodology, Supervision, Writing – review & editing

Nicole.Brenner@dkfz-heidelberg.de (NB); T.Waterboer@dkfz-heidelberg.de (TW)

Affiliation Infections and Cancer Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.