About the Authors

Gunnar R. Mair

gmair@fm.ul.pt (GRM); a.waters@bio.gla.ac.uk (APW)

Affiliations Leiden Malaria Research Group, Department of Parasitology, Centre for Infectious Diseases, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands, Instituto de Medicina Molecular, Unidade de Parasitologia Molecular, Lisboa, Portugal

Edwin Lasonder

Affiliation Centre for Molecular and Biomolecular Informatics, NCMLS, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands

Lindsey S. Garver

Current address: Laboratory of Malaria and Vector Research, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

Affiliation W. Harry Feinstone Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

Blandine M. D. Franke-Fayard

Affiliation Leiden Malaria Research Group, Department of Parasitology, Centre for Infectious Diseases, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands

Céline K. Carret

Affiliation Instituto de Medicina Molecular, Unidade de Parasitologia Molecular, Lisboa, Portugal

Joop C. A. G. Wiegant

Affiliation Department of Molecular Cell Biology, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands

Roeland W. Dirks

Affiliation Department of Molecular Cell Biology, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands

George Dimopoulos

Affiliation W. Harry Feinstone Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

Chris J. Janse

Affiliation Leiden Malaria Research Group, Department of Parasitology, Centre for Infectious Diseases, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands

Andrew P. Waters

gmair@fm.ul.pt (GRM); a.waters@bio.gla.ac.uk (APW)

Affiliations Leiden Malaria Research Group, Department of Parasitology, Centre for Infectious Diseases, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands, Division of Infection and Immunity, Faculty of Biomedical Life Sciences, and Wellcome Centre for Molecular Parasitology, Glasgow Biomedical Research Centre, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: GRM EL LSG BMDFF GD CJJ APW. Performed the experiments: GRM EL LSG BMDFF CJJ. Analyzed the data: GRM EL LSG BMDFF CKC GD CJJ APW. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: GRM EL BMDFF JCAGW RWD GD CJJ APW. Wrote the paper: GRM EL LSG BMDFF GD CJJ APW.