About the Authors

Sebastian Haesler, Christelle Rochefort, Benjamin Georgi, Constance Scharff
Max-Planck-Institute for Molecular Genetics, Berlin, Germany

Sebastian Haesler, Christelle Rochefort, Constance Scharff
Institut für Verhaltensbiologie, Freie Universität Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Pawel Licznerski
Max-Planck-Institute for Medical Research, Heidelberg, Germany

Pavel Osten
Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

Corresponding Author

scharff@zedat.fu-berlin.de

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

SH and CS conceived and designed the experiments. SH and CR performed the experiments. SH analyzed the data. CR performed analysis of long-term changes in neuronal viability after knockdown. BG performed song sequence analysis. BG, PL, PO, and CS contributed reagents/materials and analysis tools. SH and CS wrote the paper.