About the Authors

Maelle Jospin

Affiliations Department of Biology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, United States of America, Physiologie Intégrative Cellulaire et Moléculaire, UMR CNRS 5123, Université Lyon 1, Villeurbanne, France

Yingchuan B. Qi

Contributed equally to this work with: Yingchuan B. Qi, Tamara M. Stawicki, Thomas Boulin

Affiliations Howard Hughes Medical Institute, University of California San Diego, San Diego, California, United States of America, Division of Biological Science, Section of Neurobiology, University of California San Diego, San Diego, California, United States of America

Tamara M. Stawicki

Contributed equally to this work with: Yingchuan B. Qi, Tamara M. Stawicki, Thomas Boulin

Affiliation Division of Biological Science, Section of Neurobiology, University of California San Diego, San Diego, California, United States of America

Thomas Boulin

Contributed equally to this work with: Yingchuan B. Qi, Tamara M. Stawicki, Thomas Boulin

Affiliation Ecole Normale Supérieure, Biology Department; INSERM U789, Biologie Cellulaire de la Synapse, Paris, France

Kim R. Schuske

Affiliation Department of Biology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, United States of America

H. Robert Horvitz

Affiliations Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America, Department of Biology, McGovern Institute For Brain Research, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America

Jean-Louis Bessereau

Affiliation Ecole Normale Supérieure, Biology Department; INSERM U789, Biologie Cellulaire de la Synapse, Paris, France

Erik M. Jorgensen

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

Yishi Jin

yijin@ucsd.edu

Affiliations Howard Hughes Medical Institute, University of California San Diego, San Diego, California, United States of America, Division of Biological Science, Section of Neurobiology, University of California San Diego, San Diego, California, 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: MJ YBQ TMS TB HRH JLB EMJ YJ. Performed the experiments: MJ YBQ TMS TB KRS YJ. Analyzed the data: MJ YBQ TMS TB HRH JLB EMJ YJ. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: KRS. Wrote the paper: MJ YBQ TMS TB HRH JLB EMJ YJ.