About the Authors

Raja Bhattacharya

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

Denis Touroutine

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

Belinda Barbagallo

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

Jason Climer

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

Christopher M. Lambert

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

Christopher M. Clark

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

Mark J. Alkema

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

Michael M. Francis

michael.francis@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

Conceived and designed the experiments: RB MMF. Performed the experiments: RB DT BB CMC JC. Analyzed the data: RB DT MMF. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: CML MJA. Contributed to the writing of the manuscript: MMF RB.