About the Authors

Akira C. Saito

Affiliation Department of Bioengineering and Robotics, Tohoku University, Aoba-ku, Sendai, Japan

Toshihiko Ogura

Affiliations Department of Developmental Neurobiology, Institute of Development, Aging and Cancer (IDAC), Tohoku University, Aoba-ku, Sendai, Japan, CREST, JST, Tohoku University, Sendai, Miyagi, Japan

Kei Fujiwara

Affiliations Department of Biosciences and Informatics, Keio University, Hiyoshi, Kohokuku, Yokohama, Japan, JSPS Research Fellow, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, Japan

Satoshi Murata

Affiliation Department of Bioengineering and Robotics, Tohoku University, Aoba-ku, Sendai, Japan

Shin-ichiro M. Nomura

nomura@molbot.mech.tohoku.ac.jp

Affiliation Department of Bioengineering and Robotics, Tohoku University, Aoba-ku, Sendai, Japan

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: ACS SMN TO. Performed the experiments: ACS SMN TO. Analyzed the data: ACS SMN TO. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: TO KF SM SMN. Contributed to the writing of the manuscript: ACS TO KF SM SMN.