M.O. is supported by grants from the Canadian Institutes in Health Research (CIHR) and is member of a CIHR Group in Host-Pathogen Interaction. M.O. is the recipient of a Fonds de la Recherche en Santé du Québec (FRSQ) Senior Scholarship and is a Burroughs Wellcome Fund Awardee in Molecular Parasitology. G.F. was the recipient of a CIHR Ph.D. studentship. D.J.G. is the recipient of a CIHR Training Grant postdoctoral award from the Centre for the Study of Host Resistance at McGill University Health Centre.
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