2017

Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR. 02/2017
Occupational Exposure and Brain Health in Latino Farmworkers.
Paul Laurienti
Franklin Foundation Fellows at University of Georgia
Networks, Interdependence, and the Complex Brain.
Paul Laurienti
NC Farmworker Institute
Current Farmworker Research: (1) Youth Farmworker Health and Safety; and (2) Effects of Pesticide Exposure on Child Neurocognitive Development
Andreina Malki, Thomas Arcury, Sara Quandt, Stephanie Daniel, and Paul Laurienti
American Diabetes Association’s Meeting 2017, San Diego, CA 6/2017
Lifestyle Interventions and Brain Health
Paul Laurienti

 2016

NC Cognigiton Conference, Winston Salem, NC.
The Brain as a Complex Network
Paul Laurienti
Ashby Dialogues at UNC-G, Greensboro, NC
Complexity, Networks, and the Human Brain
Paul Laurienti
Triangle Imaging Symposium, UNC BRIC, Chapel Hill, NC
Complexity Theory and Brain Networks
Paul Laurienti
samsi CCNS conference, Research Triangle Park, NC
Interdependece and Brain Networks
Paul Laurienti
Music in Winston-Salem, Salon Series, New Winston Museum, Winston-Salem, NC. 11/17/2016
Music, The Brain, & Medicine
Jonathan Burdette

 2015

Department of Biostatistics, Columbia University, New York, NY.
A Two-Part Mixed-Effects Modeling Framework for Analyzing Whole-Brain Network Data
Sean Simpson
Joint Statistical Meetings, Seattle, WA.
Disentangling Brain Graphs: The Conflation of Network and Connectivity Analyses
Sean Simpson
The Swift School, Roswell, GA
Complexity, Brain Networks, and Dyslexia
Paul Laurienti
Winston Salem Rotary Club
Friends of Friends of Your Facebook Friends
Paul Laurienti

 2014

Frameworks series, Wake Forest School of Business, Winston Salem, NC
Complexity and Networks
Paul Laurienti
Radiological Society of North America 2014
The Brain: A Case-based Review of Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Jonathan Burdette
Academy or Orton-Gillingham Practitioners and Educators Annual Conference, Winston Salem, NC.
It Takes the Whole Brain
Paul Laurienti
Dean's Forum, Bridger Field House, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, NC.
Memory: It's About Your Brain and Your Body
Paul Laurienti
Winston Salem Forsyth County Schools, Hanes Middle School STEM Retreat, Winston Salem, NC.
Network Science, Complexity, and Brain Research
Paul Laurienti
Lexington Medical Center Foundation, Lexington, NC.
Memory: It's About Your Brain and Your Body
Paul Laurienti
Small Boarding School Association Annual Conference, Winston Salem, NC.
Keynote Lecture: The Connected Brain
Paul Laurienti
Utah National Association of Therapeutic Schools and Programs, Provo, UT.
The Connected Brain
Paul Laurienti
Chawumba, Stakeholder Health Annual Meeting, Winston Salem, NC.
Complexity
Paul Laurienti
United States Government Accountability Office, Washington DC.
Health as a Complex Adaptive System
Paul Laurienti
World Future Society, Orlando, FL.
Complexity and the Human Brain
Paul Laurienti
Late Breaking Invited Session: Statistical Science and the President.s Brain Initiative at the Joint Statistical Meetings, Boston, MA.
Analyzing fMRI Whole-Brain Networks: Fusing Statistics and Network Science to Understand the Brain
Sean Simpson
Joint Statistical Meetings, Boston, MA.
A Two-Part Mixed-Effects Modeling Framework for Analyzing Whole-Brain Network Data
Sean Simpson

 2013

SXSW
Synthetic Brains, Facebook & The New Revolution
Paul Laurienti
Department of Biostatistics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Analyzing Complex Functional Brain Networks: Fusing Statistics and Network Science to Understand the Brain
Sean Simpson
Joint Statistical Meetings - Challenges and Statistical Approaches of Resting-State fMRI, Montreal, Canada
Analyzing Resting-State fMRI Brain Networks: Fusing Statistics and Network Science to Understand the Brain
Sean Simpson
University of Tennessee College of Medicine Alumni Weekend in Memphis
Keynote Speaker
Jonathan Burdette
NetSciEd2: Satellite Symposium on Network Science in Education
Network Science, Music and the Brain: Community Structure Shows Potential for Music to Affect Learning and Memory
Robin Wilkins
The Improvising Brain at Georgia State University
The Effects of Music on the Brain: Investigating Music Preference Using Network Science Methods
Robin Wilkins
The Improvising Brain and Georgia State University
Network Science: A New Method for Investigating the Complexity of Musical Experiences in the Brain
Robin Wilkins
Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, NY.
Analysis of 24-Hour Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring Data using Orthonormal Polynomials in the Linear Mixed Model
L J Edwards, Sean Simpson
Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.
Analyzing Complex Functional Brain Networks: Fusing Statistics and Network Science to Understand the Brain
Sean Simpson

 2012

Rocky Mountain Bioengineering Symposium
A Genetic Algorithm for Controlling an Agent-Based Model of the Functional Human Brain
Karen Joyce
Northeast Music Cognition Group at Yale University
The Effects of Music on the Brain: investigating Music Preferences Using Network Science Methods
Robin Wilkins
The 11th Annual School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences Symposium
The Human Brain Functional Network Is Resilient To Targeted Attack
Karen Joyce, Paul Laurienti, Satoru Hayasaka
Joint Statistical Meetings - Statistical Issues in Modeling fMRI Data
Modeling Complex Functional Brain Networks: A Brief Overview of Challenges and Potential Soultions.
Sean Simpson

 2011

The Western North Carolina Chapter of the Society for Neuroscience
Complex Musical Brain Networks
Jonathan Burdette
2nd Leonardo Satellite Symposium NetSci 2011
Arts, Humanities and Complex Networks
Robin Wilkins
NetSci 2011
Complexity in an Agent-Based Brain Model
Karen Joyce
Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, University of Colorado at Denver
Modeling Whole-Brain Networks: A Brief Overview of Challenges and Potential Solutions
Sean Simpson

 2010

Northeast Music Cognition Group at Harvard University
Network Science: Music Preference and the Default Mode Network.
Robin Wilkins
Brain and the World Symposium; Dusseldorf, Germany
Complex brain networks: How close or how far?
Jonathan Burdette

 2009

Human Brain Mapping 2009
Overview of Small-World Networks and Application in Neuroimaging.
Satoru Hayasaka, Paul Laurienti

 2017

NC Cognition Conference
Functional Brain Networks Prospectively Predict Intentional Weight Loss is Older Adults.
Fatemeh Mokhtari, Jonathan Burdette, Marsh AP, Rejeski WJ, Paul Laurienti.
NC Cognition Conference
The Inpacts of Pesticide and Nicotine on Functional Brain Networks in Latino Farmworkers.
Mohsen Bahrami, Paul Laurienti, Arcury TA, Sean Simpson.
Organization for Human Brain Mapping.
The Effect of Alcohol Abstinence on Functional Connectivity in Moderate-Heavy Alcohol Consumers.
Rhiannon Mayhugh, Jonathan Burdette, Robert Lyday, Paul Laurienti.

 2016

Obesity Week. New Orleans, LA, USA. November 2016
Baseline Gray- and White-Matter Volume Predict Successful Weight Loss in the Elderly.
Fatemeh Mokhtari, Paolini BM, Jonathan Burdette, Marsh AP, Rejeski WJ, Paul Laurienti.
Graduate School Research Day, Wake Forest University
Predicting Success of a Weight Loss Intervention Using Brain Gray Matter and White Matter Volumes
Fatemeh Mokhtari, Jonathan Burdette, W Jack Rejeski, Paul Laurienti
Wake Forest University Aging Re-Imagined Symposium
Use of Dietary Nitrate to Improve Functional Health in Aging Associated Diseases
Basu S, Presley TD, Berry MJ, Eggebeen J, Jonathan Burdette, Miller GD, Kitzman DW, Kim-Shapiro DK
School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences (SBES) Symposium
Predicting the Success of Weight Loss Intervention Using Brain Gray Matter and White Matter Volumes
Fatemeh Mokhtari, Jonathan Burdette, W Jack Rejeski, Paul Laurienti
Research Society and Alcoholism. New Orleans, LA, USA. June 2016
Moderate Alcohol Consumption Lifestyle in Older Adults Is Associated With Altered Central Executive Network Community Structure.
Rhiannon Mayhugh, Moussa MN, Lyday RG, Jonathan Burdette, Paul Laurienti.
Gerontological Society of America's 69th Annual Scientific Meeting. New Orleans, LA, USA, November 2016
Effect of Exercise Modality during Weight Loss on Body Mass and Composition in Older Obese Adults.
Beavers KM, Ambrosius WT, Rejeski WJ, Jonathan Burdette, Walkup MP, Marsh AP.
North Carolina Cognition Conference, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC 3/2016
Stress & Alcohol Abstinence in Daily Social Drinkers: Effect on Default Mode Network Community Structure.
Rhiannon Mayhugh

 2015

Cognitive Neuroscience Society 2015
Global and Regional Shifts in Module Properties with Increasing Working Memory Load
Matthew Stanley, Dale Dagenbach, Robert Lyday, Jonathan Burdette, Paul Laurienti
168th Annual Meeting of the American Psychiatric Association
Your Brain on Caffeine
Aaron Winkler, Brielle Paolini, Paul Laurienti, Jonathan Burdette
Organization for Human Brain Mapping (OHBM)
Stress and Alcohol Abstinence In Daily Social Drinkers: Effects On Default Mode Network Community Structure
Rhiannon Mayhugh, Meredith Petrie, W Jack Rejeski, Robert Lyday, Jonathan Burdette, Paul Laurienti
American Diabetes Association (ADA)
Prediction of Incident Diabetes in the Jackson Heart Study Cohort Using Random Forests
Ramon Casanova, Santiago Saldana, Sean Simpson, Mary Lacy, Angela Subauste, Chad Blackshear, Lynne Wagenknecht, Alain Bertoni

 2014

Psychonomic Society, Long Beach, CA.
Localization of Function with fMRI Data, but without Subtraction: Using Network Science Analyses to Discern Task-Related Brain Networks
Dale Dagenbach, Justyna Rzudiclio, Paul Laurienti, Robert Lyday
Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM)
Off-Hours Admission and Mortality in Pediatric Intensive Care
Michael McCrory, Emily Gower, Sean Simpson, Thomas Nakagawa, Steven Mou, Peter Morris

 2013

11th Annual Charlotte Life Sciences Conference
Functional community similarity and an integrative approach to neuromarketing
Malaak Moussa, Matthew Steen, Paul Laurienti, Satoru Hayasaka
7th Annual Undergraduate Research Day
Does beet root juice enhance the benefits of exercise on brain health in aging hypertensives?
Nicole Kus, W. Jack Rejeski, Paul Laurienti
7th Annual Undergraduate Research Day
Daily Beet Root Juice Supplement and Exercise Training in Older Hypertensive Adults
Sandy Klebous, Anthony Marsh, Paul Laurienti, Daniel Kim-Shapiro, W. Jack Rejeski, Thomas Robertson, Holly Redman
29th Annual Medical Student Research Day
Your Brain on Caffeine
1st place: Aaron Winkler

Aaron Winkler, Brielle Paolini, Paul Laurienti, Jonathan Burdette
NetSci 2013
Understanding dynamics of the sand pile model in complex networks
Qawi Telesford, Paul Laurienti
Mind and Life Summer Research Institute
Mindfulness Moderates Brain Networks Following Short-Term Eating Restraint in Older Adults
Brielle Paolini, Paul Laurienti, W. Jack Rejeski
3rd World Parkinson Congress
Effects of group-delivered imporvisational dance on balance in adults with middle stage Parkinson disease: a two-phase pilot with fMRI case study
Christina Soriano, Glenna Batson, Paul Laurienti, Jonathan Burdette, Sara Migliarese, Nickolay Hristov
Mind and Life Summer Research Institute, Garrison Institute, NY
Mindfulness Moderates Brain Networks Following Short-Term Eating Restraint in Older Adults
Brielle Paolini
Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society
Stability of whole brain and regional network topology within and between resting and cognitive states
Justyna Rzucidlo, Paige Roseman, Paul Laurienti, Dale Dagenbach
The American Association of Physicists in Medicine Meeting
MEG: Quantitative Comparison of Oscillations and Synchronization Differences/Similarities in Post-Surgery/Pre-Irradiation Patients and Control Subjects
Inna McGowin, Ann Peiffer, Dan Bourland, Sean Simpson, Justin Rawley , Dwayne Godwin, Jared Rowland

 2012

CompleNet 2012
Rigid Network Structure Underlies Cognitive Inflexibility in Mature Adults
Malaak Moussa
Aging Cognition Conference 2012
Age-Related Changes in Complex Brain Networks: Assessing Alterations in Network Structure and Brain Function Related to Cognitive Decline
Crystal Vechlekar Blair, Jonathan Burdette, Paul Laurienti
NetSci Conference 2012
From Beethoven to Eminem: Music and Network Science
Robin Wilkins, Paul Laurienti, Don Hodges, Jonathan Burdette
NetSci Conference 2012
Consistency of network modules in resting-state fMRI connectome data
Satoru Hayasaka, Matthew Steen, Malaak Moussa, Paul Laurienti
NetSci Conference 2012
Functional brain networks are highly resilient to targeted attack
Karen Joyce, Satoru Hayasaka, Michael Small, Paul Laurienti
NetSci Conference 2012
Understanding dynamics in time-dependent networks: Graph analysis in the adult interactome
Qawi Telesford, Jonathan Burdette, Paul Laurienti
Human Brain Mapping 2012
Co-Author Network of Neuroimaging Researchers - A Decade of OHBM Conference Oral Presentations
Qawi Telesford, Satoru Hayasaka
Research Society on Alcoholism
Dynamic changes in the brain due to acute ethanol exposure in non-human primate brain networks
Qawi Telesford, April Davenport, Bob Kraft, Paul Laurienti
Human Brain Mapping 2012
Average Group Analysis Fails to Capture Complexity in Brain Networks
Qawi Telesford, Matt Steen, Malaak Moussa, Paul Laurienti, Satoru Hayasaka
Annual Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America 2012
The Relationship Of Aerobic Fitness To Brain Network Architecture In Healty Older Adults
Michelle Voss, Chelsea Wong, Amanda Szabo, Pauline Baniqued, Jonathan Burdette, Edward McAuley, Paul Laurienti, Arthur Kramer
Neuroscience Research Day, Wake Forest School of Medicine
Mindfulness Moderates Brain Networks Following Short-Term Eating Restraint in Older Adults
Brielle Paolini

 2011

Symposium on Neuroscience, Healing, and Music. Harvard University. Cambridge, MA "Crossing the Corpus Callosum II," sponsored by THE LAB
The Effects of Music on the Brain: Investigating Music Preference Using Network Science Methods
Robin Wilkins, Matt Steen, Paul Laurienti, Jonathan Burdette, Don Hodges
Human Brain Mapping 2011
Development of Power Map: A software package for power analysis in neuroimaging studies
Karen Joyce, Satoru Hayasaka
Human Brain Mapping 2011
Individual Differences in Brain Networks during Pain Processing: New Methodology for Assessing Brain Modularity
Matt Steen, Oleg Lobanov, Satoru Hayasaka Robert Coghill, Paul Laurienti
NetSci Conference 2011
Universal Power Law Scaling of Self-Organized Networks
Satoru Hayasaka, Karen Joyce, Qawi Telesford, Jonathan Burdette, Paul Laurienti
Annual Scientific Meeting of the Obesity Society
Power of Food Moderates Brain Networks in Older Adults
Ashley Morgan
Human Brain Mapping 2011
Evolving an Agent Based Brain Model using Genetic Algorithms
Karen Joyce, Paul Laurienti, Satoru Hayasaka

 2010

Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Meeting 2010
It's not a small-word after all: Reassessing the ubiquity of small-world networks.
Qawi Telesford, Karen Joyce, Satoru Hayasaka, Jonathan Burdette, Paul Laurienti
Society for Neuroscience 2010
Reassessing the ubiquity of small-world networks.
Qawi Telesford, Karen Joyce, Satoru Hayasaka, Jonathan Burdette, Paul Laurienti
Imaging Genetics Conference 2010
A Network of Genetic Diseases and Brain Areas.
Satoru Hayasaka, Christina Hugenschmidt, Paul Laurienti.
Human Brain Mapping 2010
A Network of Genes, Genetic Diseases and Brain Areas.
Satoru Hayasaka, Christina Hugenschmidt, Paul Laurienti
Human Brain Mapping 2010
A New Measure of Centrality for Brain Networks.
Karen Joyce, Paul Laurienti, Jonathan Burdette, Satoru Hayasaka
Human Brain Mapping 2010
Mapping Power in Functional Magnetic Resonance Images.
Karen Joyce, Satoru Hayasaka
Human Brain Mapping 2010
Exponential Random Graph Modeling for Complex Brain Networks.
Sean Simpson, Satoru Hayasaka, Paul Laurienti
Human Brain Mapping 2010
Reproducibility of Graph Metrics in the At-Rest fMRI Network.
Qawi Telesford, Ashley Morgan, Satoru Hayasaka, Sean Simpson, Will Barret, Bob Kraft, Paul Laurienti
Human Brain Mapping 2010
Exercise-induced Increased Network Connectivity in the Elderly: Walking Improves Brain Efficiency.
Ashley Morgan, Paul Laurienti, Mark Espeland, Walter Rejeski, Janine Jennings, Jeff Katula, Qawi Telesford, Crystal Vechlekar, Jonathan Burdette

 2009

Human Brain Mapping 2009
Mesoscopic Structure of the Resting-State Small-World Brain Network.
Satoru Hayasaka, Paul Laurienti
Human Brain Mapping 2009
Network Modularity Maps Reveal Sub-Components of the Default-Mode Network.
Paul Laurienti, Satoru Hayasaka
International Multisensory Research Forum 2009
Network Analyses of Multisensory Processing.
Paul Laurienti, Christina Hugenschmidt, Joseph Maldjian, Benjamin Wagner, Satoru Hayasaka