About the Authors

Bo Xiong

Affiliation Program in Developmental Biology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, United States of America

Vafa Bayat

Affiliations Program in Developmental Biology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, United States of America, Medical Scientist Training Program, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, United States of America

Manish Jaiswal

Affiliation Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, United States of America

Ke Zhang

Affiliation Program in Structural and Computational Biology and Molecular Biophysics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, United States of America

Hector Sandoval

Affiliation Department of Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, United States of America

Wu-Lin Charng

Affiliation Program in Developmental Biology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, United States of America

Tongchao Li

Affiliation Program in Developmental Biology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, United States of America

Gabriela David

Affiliation Program in Developmental Biology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, United States of America

Lita Duraine

Affiliation Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, United States of America

Yong-Qi Lin

Affiliation Neuroscience Program, Garvan Institute of Medical Research, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

G. Gregory Neely

Affiliation Neuroscience Program, Garvan Institute of Medical Research, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Shinya Yamamoto

Affiliations Program in Developmental Biology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, United States of America, Department of Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, United States of America

Hugo J. Bellen

hbellen@bcm.edu

Affiliations Program in Developmental Biology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, United States of America, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, United States of America, Program in Structural and Computational Biology and Molecular Biophysics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, United States of America, Department of Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, United States of America, Department of Neuroscience, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, United States of America, Neurological Research Institute, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, United States of America

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: BX HJB. Performed the experiments: BX VB MJ KZ HS WLC TL GD LD SY YQL GGN. Analyzed the data: BX YQL HJB. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: MJ LD SY. Wrote the paper: BX HJB.