About the Authors

Matthew S. Thimgan

Affiliation Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

Yasuko Suzuki

Affiliation Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

Laurent Seugnet

Current address: INSERM U628, Physiologie Intégrée du Système D'éveil, Département de Médecine Expérimentale, Faculté de Médecine, Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1, Lyon, France

Affiliation Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

Laura Gottschalk

Affiliation Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

Paul J. Shaw

shawp@pcg.wustl.edu

Affiliation Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, 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: MST PJS. Performed the experiments: MST YS LS LG PJS. Analyzed the data: MST YS LS LG PJS. Wrote the paper: MST PJS.