About the Authors

Joel C. Watts, Hairu Huo, Yu Bai, Sepehr Ehsani, Amy Hye Won, Tujin Shi, Gerold Schmitt-Ulms
Centre for Research in Neurodegenerative Diseases, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Joel C. Watts, Sepehr Ehsani, Amy Hye Won, Gerold Schmitt-Ulms
Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Nathalie Daude, Agnes Lau, David Westaway
Alberta Centre for Prions and Protein Folding Diseases, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Rebecca Young, Lei Xu, George A. Carlson
McLaughlin Research Institute, Great Falls, Montana, United States of America

David Williams
Department of Biochemistry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Corresponding Author

g.schmittulms@utoronto.ca

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: D. Westaway, G. Schmitt-Ulms. Performed the experiments: J. Watts, H. Huo, Y. Bai, A. Won, R. Young, L. Xu, G. Schmitt-Ulms. Analyzed the data: J. Watts, H. Huo, S. Ehsani, T. Shi, N. Daude, A. Lau, G. Carlson, G. Schmitt-Ulms. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: J. Watts, D. Williams, D. Westaway, G. Schmitt-Ulms. Wrote the paper: G. Schmitt-Ulms.