About the Authors

Lav R. Varshney

Affiliation Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America

Beth L. Chen

Affiliation Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, Cold Spring Harbor, New York, United States of America

Eric Paniagua

Affiliation California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California, United States of America

David H. Hall

Affiliation Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, United States of America

Dmitri B. Chklovskii


Affiliation Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Janelia Farm Research Campus, Ashburn, Virginia, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: BLC DHH DBC. Performed the experiments: BLC DHH. Analyzed the data: LRV BLC EP DBC. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: LRV BLC EP DHH DBC. Wrote the paper: LRV DBC.