About the Authors

Adrian Flierl

Affiliation The Parkinson’s Institute, Sunnyvale, California, United States of America

Luís M. A. Oliveira

Current address: Department of Pathology and Cell Biology, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, New York, United States of America

Affiliation Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry, Göttingen, Germany

Lisandro J. Falomir-Lockhart

Current address: Laboratory of Protein Biophysics, INIBIOLP - CCT La Plata (CONICET), Facultad de Cs. Medicas (UNLP), La Plata, Argentina

Affiliation Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry, Göttingen, Germany

Sally K. Mak

Affiliation The Parkinson’s Institute, Sunnyvale, California, United States of America

Jayne Hesley

Affiliation Molecular Devices, LLC, Sunnyvale, California, United States of America

Frank Soldner

Affiliation The Whitehead Institute and Department of Biology, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America

Donna J. Arndt-Jovin

Affiliation Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry, Göttingen, Germany

Rudolf Jaenisch

Affiliation The Whitehead Institute and Department of Biology, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America

J. William Langston

Affiliation The Parkinson’s Institute, Sunnyvale, California, United States of America

Thomas M. Jovin

Affiliation Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry, Göttingen, Germany

Birgitt Schüle

bschuele@thepi.org

Affiliation The Parkinson’s Institute, Sunnyvale, California, United States of America

Competing Interests

J. H. is an employee of Molecular Devices, LLC. B. S., J. W. L., S. K. M., L. J. F. L., D. J. A. -J., T. M. J. and A. F. have declared that no competing interests exist. This does not alter the authors' adherence to all the PLOS ONE policies on sharing data and materials.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: AF LJFL BS DJA-J TMJ. Performed the experiments: AF LJFL JH. Analyzed the data: AF LJFL JH. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: SKM LMAO LJFL FS RJ. Wrote the paper: BS AF LMAO LJFL SKM JH FS DJA-J RJ JWI TMJ.