About the Authors

Yue Zhang

Affiliation Center for Infectious Diseases and Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, New York, United States of America

Jason W. Tam

Current address: Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America

Affiliation Center for Infectious Diseases and Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, New York, United States of America

Patricio Mena

Current address: Universidad de La Frontera, Temuco, Chile

Affiliation Center for Infectious Diseases and Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, New York, United States of America

Adrianus W. M. van der Velden

Affiliation Center for Infectious Diseases and Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, New York, United States of America

James B. Bliska

james.bliska@stonybrook.edu

Affiliation Center for Infectious Diseases and Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, New York, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: YZ JBB. Performed the experiments: YZ PM. Analyzed the data: YZ JBB. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: JWT AWMvdV. Wrote the paper: YZ JWT AWMvdV JBB.