About the Authors

Matheswaran Kandasamy

Affiliation Department of Microbiology, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

Amol Suryawanshi

Affiliation Cancer Immunology, Inflammation, and Tolerance Program, GRU Cancer Center, Georgia Regents University, Augusta, Georgia, United States of America

Smanla Tundup

Affiliation Department of Microbiology, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

Jasmine T. Perez

Affiliation Department of Microbiology, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

Mirco Schmolke

Affiliation Department of Microbiology and Molecular Medicine, University of Geneva Medical Faculty, CMU, Geneva, Switzerland

Santhakumar Manicassamy

Affiliation Cancer Immunology, Inflammation, and Tolerance Program, GRU Cancer Center, Georgia Regents University, Augusta, Georgia, United States of America

Balaji Manicassamy

bmanicassamy@bsd.uchicago.edu

Affiliation Department of Microbiology, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MK SM BM. Performed the experiments: MK AS ST MS. Analyzed the data: MK SM BM. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: SM BM. Wrote the paper: MK JTP SM BM.