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Presentations

2019

NetSci 2019 Burlington, VT 5/27/2019

  • Hope Peterson
    Relationship between cardiac vagal tone and functional brain connectivity in moderate to heavy alcohol consumers.

Pepper Center External Advisory Board Meeting, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 5/10/2019

  • Jonathan Burdette
    Disentangling Brain Networks: The Future of Predicting Weight Loss in Older Adults

Universidad San Francisco de Quito International Epilepsy Conference, Quito, Ecuador 6/2019


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2018

2018 ACRM Annual Conference, Progress in Rehabilitation Research, Dallas, Tx

TEDx Emory, Atlanta, GA 2/24/2018

The Triangle Imaging Symposium at The UNC Biomedical Research Imaging Center (BRIC), Chapel Hill, NC 4/18/2018


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2017

American Diabetes Association’s Meeting 2017, San Diego, CA 6/2017

Franklin Foundation Fellows at University of Georgia

NC Farmworker Institute

  • Andreina Malki, Thomas Arcury, Sara Quandt, Stephanie Daniel, and Paul Laurienti
    Current Farmworker Research: (1) Youth Farmworker Health and Safety; and (2) Effects of Pesticide Exposure on Child Neurocognitive Development

Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR. 02/2017

  • Paul Laurienti
    Occupational Exposure and Brain Health in Latino Farmworkers.

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2016

Ashby Dialogues at UNC-G, Greensboro, NC

Music in Winston-Salem, Salon Series, New Winston Museum, Winston-Salem, NC. 11/17/2016

NC Cognigiton Conference, Winston Salem, NC.

samsi CCNS conference, Research Triangle Park, NC

Triangle Imaging Symposium, UNC BRIC, Chapel Hill, NC


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2015

Department of Biostatistics, Columbia University, New York, NY.

  • Sean Simpson
    A Two-Part Mixed-Effects Modeling Framework for Analyzing Whole-Brain Network Data

Joint Statistical Meetings, Seattle, WA.

  • Sean Simpson
    Disentangling Brain Graphs: The Conflation of Network and Connectivity Analyses

The Swift School, Roswell, GA

Winston Salem Rotary Club


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2014

Academy or Orton-Gillingham Practitioners and Educators Annual Conference, Winston Salem, NC.

Chawumba, Stakeholder Health Annual Meeting, Winston Salem, NC.

Dean's Forum, Bridger Field House, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, NC.

Frameworks series, Wake Forest School of Business, Winston Salem, NC

Joint Statistical Meetings, Boston, MA.

  • Sean Simpson
    A Two-Part Mixed-Effects Modeling Framework for Analyzing Whole-Brain Network Data

Late Breaking Invited Session: Statistical Science and the President.s Brain Initiative at the Joint Statistical Meetings, Boston, MA.

  • Sean Simpson
    Analyzing fMRI Whole-Brain Networks: Fusing Statistics and Network Science to Understand the Brain

Lexington Medical Center Foundation, Lexington, NC.

Radiological Society of North America 2014

Small Boarding School Association Annual Conference, Winston Salem, NC.

United States Government Accountability Office, Washington DC.

Utah National Association of Therapeutic Schools and Programs, Provo, UT.

Winston Salem Forsyth County Schools, Hanes Middle School STEM Retreat, Winston Salem, NC.

World Future Society, Orlando, FL.


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2013

Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.

  • Sean Simpson
    Analyzing Complex Functional Brain Networks: Fusing Statistics and Network Science to Understand the Brain

Department of Biostatistics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

  • Sean Simpson
    Analyzing Complex Functional Brain Networks: Fusing Statistics and Network Science to Understand the Brain

Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, NY.

  • L J Edwards, Sean Simpson
    Analysis of 24-Hour Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring Data using Orthonormal Polynomials in the Linear Mixed Model

Joint Statistical Meetings - Challenges and Statistical Approaches of Resting-State fMRI, Montreal, Canada

  • Sean Simpson
    Analyzing Resting-State fMRI Brain Networks: Fusing Statistics and Network Science to Understand the Brain

NetSciEd2: Satellite Symposium on Network Science in Education

  • Robin Wilkins
    Network Science, Music and the Brain: Community Structure Shows Potential for Music to Affect Learning and Memory

SXSW

The Improvising Brain and Georgia State University

  • Robin Wilkins
    Network Science: A New Method for Investigating the Complexity of Musical Experiences in the Brain

The Improvising Brain at Georgia State University

  • Robin Wilkins
    The Effects of Music on the Brain: Investigating Music Preference Using Network Science Methods

University of Tennessee College of Medicine Alumni Weekend in Memphis


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2012

Joint Statistical Meetings - Statistical Issues in Modeling fMRI Data

  • Sean Simpson
    Modeling Complex Functional Brain Networks: A Brief Overview of Challenges and Potential Soultions.

Northeast Music Cognition Group at Yale University

  • Robin Wilkins
    The Effects of Music on the Brain: investigating Music Preferences Using Network Science Methods

Rocky Mountain Bioengineering Symposium

  • Karen Joyce
    A Genetic Algorithm for Controlling an Agent-Based Model of the Functional Human Brain

The 11th Annual School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences Symposium

  • Karen Joyce, Paul Laurienti, Satoru Hayasaka
    The Human Brain Functional Network Is Resilient To Targeted Attack

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2011

2nd Leonardo Satellite Symposium NetSci 2011

  • Robin Wilkins
    Arts, Humanities and Complex Networks

Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, University of Colorado at Denver

  • Sean Simpson
    Modeling Whole-Brain Networks: A Brief Overview of Challenges and Potential Solutions

NetSci 2011

  • Karen Joyce
    Complexity in an Agent-Based Brain Model

The Western North Carolina Chapter of the Society for Neuroscience


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2010

Brain and the World Symposium; Dusseldorf, Germany

Northeast Music Cognition Group at Harvard University

  • Robin Wilkins
    Network Science: Music Preference and the Default Mode Network.

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2009

Human Brain Mapping 2009


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Posters

2019

NetSci 2019 Burlington, VT, USA March 2019

  • Mohsen Bahrami, Paul J. Laurienti, Sean L. Simpson.
    Analyzing Local Subnetworks: Context is Everything.

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2018

BMES Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA, USA. October 2018.


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2017

Invited Educational Workshop: Taking Connectivity to a Skeptical Future: Challenges, Tools and Techniques.
Organization for Human Brain Mapping Meeting, Vancouver, Canada. June 2017.

  • Sean Simpson
    Multivariate Modeling and Inference for Brain Networks: ERGMs and Mixed Models.

MES Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ, USA October 2017.

  • Fatemeh Mokhtari, Zhu Y, Jonathan Burdette, Wu G, Rejeski WJ, Paul Laurienti.
    Graph-Based Semi-Supervised Learning Outperforms Supervised Learning Algorithms in a Small fMRI Dataset

NC Cognition Conference

  • Fatemeh Mokhtari, Jonathan Burdette, Marsh AP, Rejeski WJ, Paul Laurienti.
    Functional Brain Networks Prospectively Predict Intentional Weight Loss is Older Adults.

Organization for Human Brain Mapping.

Sleep Meeting, Boston MA, USA. June 2017

  • Tegeler CL, Howard LJ, Schmidt KD, Cook JF, Kumar S, Sean Simpson, Lee SW, Geredes L, Tegeler CH.
    Use of a Closed-Loop Acoustic Stimulation Neurotechnology Improves Symptoms of Moderate to Severe Insomnia: Results of a Placebo-Controlled Trial.

Virginia Tech-Wake Forest University SBES Symposium, Blacksburg, Virginia, May 2017.

  • Fatemeh Mokhtari, Jonathan Burdette, Marsh AP, Rejeski WJ, Paul Laurienti.
    Using fMRI Dynamic Networks in a Hypergraph Learning Model for Predicting the Success of Lifestyle Weight Loss Interventions in Obese Older Adults

Workshop on Brain Dynamics and Neurocontrol Engineering, Washington University, St. Louis, MO, USA. June 2017

  • Fatemeh Mokhtari, Zhu Y, Jonathan Burdette, Wu G, Rejeski WJ, Paul Laurienti.
    Using Higher Order Singular Value Decomposition to Reduce the Dimensionality of fMRI Dynamic Connectivity Tensors.

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2016

Gerontological Society of America's 69th Annual Scientific Meeting. New Orleans, LA, USA, November 2016

  • Beavers KM, Ambrosius WT, Rejeski WJ, Jonathan Burdette, Walkup MP, Marsh AP.
    Effect of Exercise Modality during Weight Loss on Body Mass and Composition in Older Obese Adults.

Graduate School Research Day, Wake Forest University

  • Fatemeh Mokhtari, Jonathan Burdette, W Jack Rejeski, Paul Laurienti
    Predicting Success of a Weight Loss Intervention Using Brain Gray Matter and White Matter Volumes

North Carolina Cognition Conference, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC 3/2016

  • Rhiannon Mayhugh
    Stress & Alcohol Abstinence in Daily Social Drinkers: Effect on Default Mode Network Community Structure.

Obesity Week. New Orleans, LA, USA. November 2016

  • Fatemeh Mokhtari, Paolini BM, Jonathan Burdette, Marsh AP, Rejeski WJ, Paul Laurienti.
    Baseline Gray- and White-Matter Volume Predict Successful Weight Loss in the Elderly.

Research Society and Alcoholism. New Orleans, LA, USA. June 2016

  • Rhiannon Mayhugh, Moussa MN, Lyday RG, Jonathan Burdette, Paul Laurienti.
    Moderate Alcohol Consumption Lifestyle in Older Adults Is Associated With Altered Central Executive Network Community Structure.

School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences (SBES) Symposium

  • Fatemeh Mokhtari, Jonathan Burdette, W Jack Rejeski, Paul Laurienti
    Predicting the Success of Weight Loss Intervention Using Brain Gray Matter and White Matter Volumes

Wake Forest University Aging Re-Imagined Symposium

  • Basu S, Presley TD, Berry MJ, Eggebeen J, Jonathan Burdette, Miller GD, Kitzman DW, Kim-Shapiro DK
    Use of Dietary Nitrate to Improve Functional Health in Aging Associated Diseases

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2015

168th Annual Meeting of the American Psychiatric Association

American Diabetes Association (ADA)

  • Ramon Casanova, Santiago Saldana, Sean Simpson, Mary Lacy, Angela Subauste, Chad Blackshear, Lynne Wagenknecht, Alain Bertoni
    Prediction of Incident Diabetes in the Jackson Heart Study Cohort Using Random Forests

Cognitive Neuroscience Society 2015

Organization for Human Brain Mapping (OHBM)


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2014

Psychonomic Society, Long Beach, CA.

Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM)

  • Michael McCrory, Emily Gower, Sean Simpson, Thomas Nakagawa, Steven Mou, Peter Morris
    Off-Hours Admission and Mortality in Pediatric Intensive Care

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2013

11th Annual Charlotte Life Sciences Conference

  • Malaak Moussa, Matthew Steen, Paul Laurienti, Satoru Hayasaka
    Functional community similarity and an integrative approach to neuromarketing
    Poster [403 KB]

29th Annual Medical Student Research Day

3rd World Parkinson Congress

  • Christina Soriano, Glenna Batson, Paul Laurienti, Jonathan Burdette, Sara Migliarese, Nickolay Hristov
    Effects of group-delivered imporvisational dance on balance in adults with middle stage Parkinson disease: a two-phase pilot with fMRI case study

7th Annual Undergraduate Research Day

Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society

  • Justyna Rzucidlo, Paige Roseman, Paul Laurienti, Dale Dagenbach
    Stability of whole brain and regional network topology within and between resting and cognitive states

Mind and Life Summer Research Institute

Mind and Life Summer Research Institute, Garrison Institute, NY

  • Brielle Paolini
    Mindfulness Moderates Brain Networks Following Short-Term Eating Restraint in Older Adults

NetSci 2013

  • Qawi Telesford, Paul Laurienti
    Understanding dynamics of the sand pile model in complex networks

The American Association of Physicists in Medicine Meeting

  • Inna McGowin, Ann Peiffer, Dan Bourland, Sean Simpson, Justin Rawley , Dwayne Godwin, Jared Rowland
    MEG: Quantitative Comparison of Oscillations and Synchronization Differences/Similarities in Post-Surgery/Pre-Irradiation Patients and Control Subjects

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2012

Aging Cognition Conference 2012

  • Crystal Vechlekar Blair, Jonathan Burdette, Paul Laurienti
    Age-Related Changes in Complex Brain Networks: Assessing Alterations in Network Structure and Brain Function Related to Cognitive Decline

Annual Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America 2012

  • Michelle Voss, Chelsea Wong, Amanda Szabo, Pauline Baniqued, Jonathan Burdette, Edward McAuley, Paul Laurienti, Arthur Kramer
    The Relationship Of Aerobic Fitness To Brain Network Architecture In Healty Older Adults

CompleNet 2012

  • Malaak Moussa
    Rigid Network Structure Underlies Cognitive Inflexibility in Mature Adults

Human Brain Mapping 2012

  • Qawi Telesford, Satoru Hayasaka
    Co-Author Network of Neuroimaging Researchers - A Decade of OHBM Conference Oral Presentations
    Poster [PDF 14.4 MB]
  • Qawi Telesford, Matt Steen, Malaak Moussa, Paul Laurienti, Satoru Hayasaka
    Average Group Analysis Fails to Capture Complexity in Brain Networks

NetSci Conference 2012

  • Satoru Hayasaka, Matthew Steen, Malaak Moussa, Paul Laurienti
    Consistency of network modules in resting-state fMRI connectome data
  • Karen Joyce, Satoru Hayasaka, Michael Small, Paul Laurienti
    Functional brain networks are highly resilient to targeted attack

Neuroscience Research Day, Wake Forest School of Medicine

  • Brielle Paolini
    Mindfulness Moderates Brain Networks Following Short-Term Eating Restraint in Older Adults

Research Society on Alcoholism

  • Qawi Telesford, April Davenport, Bob Kraft, Paul Laurienti
    Dynamic changes in the brain due to acute ethanol exposure in non-human primate brain networks

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2011

Annual Scientific Meeting of the Obesity Society

Human Brain Mapping 2011

  • Karen Joyce, Satoru Hayasaka
    Development of Power Map: A software package for power analysis in neuroimaging studies
    Poster [PDF 1.0 MB]
  • Matt Steen, Oleg Lobanov, Satoru Hayasaka Robert Coghill, Paul Laurienti
    Individual Differences in Brain Networks during Pain Processing: New Methodology for Assessing Brain Modularity
    Poster [PDF 764 KB]

NetSci Conference 2011

Symposium on Neuroscience, Healing, and Music. Harvard University. Cambridge, MA "Crossing the Corpus Callosum II," sponsored by THE LAB


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2010

Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Meeting 2010

  • Qawi Telesford, Karen Joyce, Satoru Hayasaka, Jonathan Burdette, Paul Laurienti
    It's not a small-word after all: Reassessing the ubiquity of small-world networks.

Human Brain Mapping 2010

  • Karen Joyce, Satoru Hayasaka
    Mapping Power in Functional Magnetic Resonance Images.
  • Qawi Telesford, Ashley Morgan, Satoru Hayasaka, Sean Simpson, Will Barret, Bob Kraft, Paul Laurienti
    Reproducibility of Graph Metrics in the At-Rest fMRI Network.
  • Ashley Morgan, Paul Laurienti, Mark Espeland, Walter Rejeski, Janine Jennings, Jeff Katula, Qawi Telesford, Crystal Vechlekar, Jonathan Burdette
    Exercise-induced Increased Network Connectivity in the Elderly: Walking Improves Brain Efficiency.
    Poster [PDF 1.0 MB]

Imaging Genetics Conference 2010

Society for Neuroscience 2010


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2009

Human Brain Mapping 2009

International Multisensory Research Forum 2009


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