About the Authors

Michelle L. Castelletto

Affiliation Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Molecular Genetics, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Spencer S. Gang

Affiliation Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Molecular Genetics, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Ryo P. Okubo

Affiliation Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Molecular Genetics, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Anastassia A. Tselikova

Affiliation Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Molecular Genetics, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Thomas J. Nolan

Affiliation Department of Pathobiology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Edward G. Platzer

Affiliation Department of Nematology, University of California, Riverside, Riverside, California, United States of America

James B. Lok

Affiliation Department of Pathobiology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Elissa A. Hallem

ehallem@microbio.ucla.edu

Affiliation Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Molecular Genetics, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MLC SSG EAH. Performed the experiments: MLC SSG RPO AAT. Analyzed the data: MLC SSG EAH. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: TJN EGP JBL. Wrote the paper: EAH.