About the Authors

Haisun Zhu

Affiliation Department of Neurobiology, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States of America

Ivo Sauman

Affiliation Biology Center, Institute of Entomology, Czech Academy of Sciences, Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic

Quan Yuan

Affiliation Department of Neurobiology, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States of America

Amy Casselman

Affiliation Department of Neurobiology, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States of America

Myai Emery-Le

Affiliation Department of Neurobiology, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States of America

Patrick Emery

Affiliation Department of Neurobiology, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States of America

Steven M Reppert

To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: steven.reppert@umassmed.edu

Affiliation Department of Neurobiology, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

SR, HZ, IS, QY, AC, and PE conceived and designed the experiments and wrote the paper. HZ, IS, QY, AC, and ME performed the experiments. HZ, IS, QY, AC, ME, PE, and SR analyzed the data and contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools.