About the Authors

Sudipta Das

Affiliation Center for Molecular Parasitology, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Suyash Bhatanagar

Affiliation Center for Molecular Parasitology, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Joanne M. Morrisey

Affiliation Center for Molecular Parasitology, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Thomas M. Daly

Affiliation Center for Molecular Parasitology, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

James M. Burns Jr

Affiliation Center for Molecular Parasitology, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Isabelle Coppens

Affiliation Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

Akhil B. Vaidya

avaidya@drexelmed.edu

Affiliation Center for Molecular Parasitology, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: ABV SD JMM IC SB. Performed the experiments: SD SB JMM TMD IC. Analyzed the data: ABV SD SB JMM IC. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: JMB TMD. Wrote the paper: ABV SD IC.