About the Authors

Anna Kalinovsky

Contributed equally to this work with: Anna Kalinovsky, Fatiha Boukhtouche

Affiliation Department of Physiology & Cellular Biophysics and Department of Neuroscience, Columbia University, New York, New York, United States of America

Fatiha Boukhtouche

Contributed equally to this work with: Anna Kalinovsky, Fatiha Boukhtouche

Affiliation Biozentrum, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland

Richard Blazeski

Affiliation Department of Pathology & Cell Biology and Department of Neuroscience and Ophthalmology, Columbia University, New York, New York, United States of America

Caroline Bornmann

Affiliation Biozentrum, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland

Noboru Suzuki

Affiliation Mie University Life Science Research Center of Animal Genomics, Functional Genomics Institute, Japan

Carol A. Mason

Affiliation Department of Pathology & Cell Biology and Department of Neuroscience and Ophthalmology, Columbia University, New York, New York, United States of America

Peter Scheiffele

peter.scheiffele@unibas.ch

Affiliations Department of Physiology & Cellular Biophysics and Department of Neuroscience, Columbia University, New York, New York, United States of America, Biozentrum, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

The author(s) have made the following declarations about their contributions: Conceived and designed the experiments: AK FB CAM PS. Performed the experiments: AK, FB, RB, CB. Analyzed the data: AK FB RB CAM PS. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: AK, FB, NS, CAM, PS. Wrote the paper: AK FB CAM PS.