About the Authors

Brigitte Ritter

britter@bu.edu (BR); peter.mcpherson@mcgill.ca (PSM)

Affiliations Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, Montreal Neurological Institute, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, Department of Biochemistry, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Sebastian Murphy

Affiliation Department of Biochemistry, Groupe de Recherche Axé sur la Structure des Protéines, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Hatem Dokainish

Affiliation Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, Montreal Neurological Institute, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Martine Girard

Affiliation Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, Montreal Neurological Institute, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Manasa V. Gudheti

Affiliations Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Department of Biology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, United States of America, Vutara, Inc., Salt Lake City, Utah, United States of America

Guennadi Kozlov

Affiliation Department of Biochemistry, Groupe de Recherche Axé sur la Structure des Protéines, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Marilene Halin

Affiliation Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, Montreal Neurological Institute, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Jacynthe Philie

Affiliation Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, Montreal Neurological Institute, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Erik M. Jorgensen

Affiliation Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Department of Biology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, United States of America

Kalle Gehring

Affiliation Department of Biochemistry, Groupe de Recherche Axé sur la Structure des Protéines, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Peter S. McPherson

britter@bu.edu (BR); peter.mcpherson@mcgill.ca (PSM)

Affiliation Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, Montreal Neurological Institute, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Competing Interests

MVG is an employee of Vutara Inc. The authors used Vutara microscopes and software to collect images and analyze the data.

Author Contributions

The author(s) have made the following declarations about their contributions: Conceived and designed the experiments: BR SM HD MG MVG GK EMJ KG PSM. Performed the experiments: BR SM HD MG MVG GK MH JP. Analyzed the data: BR SM HD MG MVG GK EMJ KG PSM. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: EMJ. Wrote the paper: BR PSM.