About the Authors

Gidon Felsen

Current address: Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, Cold Spring Harbor, New York, United States of America

Affiliations Division of Neurobiology, Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of California, Berkeley, California, United States of America, Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute, University of California, Berkeley, California, United States of America

Jon Touryan

Current address: Department of Neurobiology, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America

Affiliations Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute, University of California, Berkeley, California, United States of America, Group in Vision Science, University of California, Berkeley, California, United States of America

Feng Han

Affiliations Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute, University of California, Berkeley, California, United States of America, Group in Vision Science, University of California, Berkeley, California, United States of America

Yang Dan

To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: ydan@berkeley.edu

Affiliations Division of Neurobiology, Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of California, Berkeley, California, United States of America, Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute, University of California, Berkeley, California, United States of America, Group in Vision Science, University of California, Berkeley, California, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

GF, JT, and YD conceived and designed the experiments. GF, JT, and FH performed the experiments. GF and JT analyzed the data. GF, JT, and YD wrote the paper.