About the Authors

Ying Peng

Affiliations Department of Biology, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts, United States of America, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts, United States of America

Dan Stoleru

Affiliation Department of Biology, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts, United States of America

Joel D Levine

Affiliation Department of Biology, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts, United States of America

Jeffrey C Hall

Affiliation Department of Biology, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts, United States of America

Michael Rosbash

To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: rosbash@brandeis.edu

Affiliations Department of Biology, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts, United States of America, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no conflicts of interest exist.

Author Contributions

YP, DS, JCH, and MR conceived and designed the experiments. YP, DS, and JDL performed the experiments. YP, DS, JDL, and MR analyzed the data. YP, DS, JDL, and MR contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools. YP, DS, and MR wrote the paper.