Brianne Beisner, PhD

Associate Scientist

  • 368 Citations
  • 12 h-Index
20082019
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Research Output 2008 2019

  • 368 Citations
  • 12 h-Index
  • 32 Article
  • 1 Chapter
2019

Affiliation and disease risk: social networks mediate gut microbial transmission among rhesus macaques

Balasubramaniam, K. N., Beisner, B., Hubbard, J. A., Vandeleest, J. J., Atwill, E. R. & Mccowan, B., May 1 2019, In : Animal Behaviour. 151, p. 131-143 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

grooming
social networks
social network
Macaca mulatta
intestinal microorganisms
1 Citation (Scopus)

Consensus ranking for multi-objective interventions in multiplex networks

Pósfai, M., Braun, N., Beisner, B., Mccowan, B. & D'Souza, R. M., May 6 2019, In : New Journal of Physics. 21, 5, 055001.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
ranking
1 Citation (Scopus)

High rates of aggression do not predict rates of trauma in captive groups of macaques

Beisner, B., Wooddell, L. J., Hannibal, D., Nathman, A. & Mccowan, B., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Macaca
Aggression
aggression
Macaca mulatta
lacerations
1 Citation (Scopus)

Interactions with humans impose time constraints on urban-dwelling rhesus macaques (Macaca mulatta)

Kaburu, S. S. K., Beisner, B., Balasubramaniam, K. N., Marty, P. R., Bliss-Moreau, E., Mohan, L., Rattan, S. K., Arlet, M. E., Atwill, E. R. & Mccowan, B., Jan 1 2019, In : Behaviour. 156, 12, p. 1255-1282 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Macaca mulatta
Macaca
animals
human behavior
anthropogenic activities
2 Citations (Scopus)

Time constraints imposed by anthropogenic environments alter social behaviour in longtailed macaques

Marty, P. R., Beisner, B., Kaburu, S. S. K., Balasubramaniam, K., Bliss-Moreau, E., Ruppert, N., Mohd Sah, S. A., Ismail, A., Arlet, M. E., Atwill, E. R. & Mccowan, B., Apr 1 2019, In : Animal Behaviour. 150, p. 157-165 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

social behavior
Macaca
anthropogenic activities
anthropogenic effect
fitness
2018
5 Citations (Scopus)

Rates of human–macaque interactions affect grooming behavior among urban-dwelling rhesus macaques (Macaca mulatta)

Kaburu, S. S. K., Marty, P. R., Beisner, B., Balasubramaniam, K. N., Bliss-Moreau, E., Kaur, K., Mohan, L. & Mccowan, B., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : American Journal of Physical Anthropology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Grooming
Macaca mulatta
interaction
Macaca
animal
4 Citations (Scopus)

Social network community structure and the contact-mediated sharing of commensal E. coli among captive rhesus macaques (Macaca mulatta)

Balasubramaniam, K., Beisner, B., Guan, J., Vandeleest, J., Fushing, H., Atwill, E. R. & Mccowan, B., Jan 1 2018, In : PeerJ. 2018, 1, e4271.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

social networks
Macaca mulatta
Social Support
Escherichia coli
community structure
2017
1 Citation (Scopus)
Macaca mulatta
aggression
research facilities
Macaca
cages
2 Citations (Scopus)

Predictors of insubordinate aggression among captive female rhesus macaques

Seil, S. K., Hannibal, D., Beisner, B. & Mccowan, B., Nov 1 2017, In : American Journal of Physical Anthropology. 164, 3, p. 558-573 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Macaca mulatta
Aggression
allies
aggression
dyad
4 Citations (Scopus)
Macaca mulatta
Aggression
Macaca
aggression
public housing
10 Citations (Scopus)

The influence of phylogeny, social style, and sociodemographic factors on macaque social network structure

Balasubramaniam, K. N., Beisner, B., Berman, C. M., De Marco, A., Duboscq, J., Koirala, S., Majolo, B., Macintosh, A. J., Mcfarland, R., Molesti, S., Ogawa, H., Petit, O., Schino, G., Sosa, S., Sueur, C., Thierry, B., de Waal, F. B. M. & Mccowan, B., Jan 1 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : American Journal of Primatology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

social networks
social network
social structure
grooming
Macaca
5 Citations (Scopus)

Utility of systems network analysis for understanding complexity in primate behavioral management

Mccowan, B. & Beisner, B., Jan 1 2017, Handbook of Primate Behavioral Management. CRC Press, p. 157-184 28 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Systems Analysis
Aggression
Primates
aggression
Aptitude
2016
11 Citations (Scopus)

Connections matter: Social networks and lifespan health in primate translational models

Mccowan, B., Beisner, B., Bliss-Moreau, E., Vandeleest, J., Jin, J., Hannibal, D. & Hsieh, F., 2016, In : Frontiers in Psychology. 7, APR, 433.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Social Support
Primates
Health
13 Citations (Scopus)

Decoupling social status and status certainty effects on health in macaques: A network approach

Vandeleest, J. J., Beisner, B., Hannibal, D., Nathman, A. C., Capitanio, J. P., Hsieh, F., Atwill, E. R. & Mccowan, B., 2016, In : PeerJ. 2016, 9, e2394.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Macaca
Health
Animals
diarrhea
Social Dominance
6 Citations (Scopus)

Prevalence of enteric bacterial parasites with respect to anthropogenic factors among commensal rhesus macaques in Dehradun, India

Beisner, B., Balasubramaniam, K. N., Fernandez, K., Heagerty, A., Seil, S. K., Atwill, E. R., Gupta, B. K., Tyagi, P. C., Chauhan, N. P. S., Bonal, B. S., Sinha, P. R. & Mccowan, B., Oct 1 2016, In : Primates. 57, 4, p. 459-469 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Macaca mulatta
Macaca
India
parasites
Shigella
12 Citations (Scopus)
Shigella
Infectious Disease Transmission
Electric power transmission networks
Macaca mulatta
Macaca
6 Citations (Scopus)

Social power, conflict policing, and the role of subordination signals in rhesus macaque society

Beisner, B., Hannibal, D., Finn, K. R., Fushing, H. & Mccowan, B., 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : American Journal of Physical Anthropology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Macaca mulatta
Dominance-Subordination
Primates
Power (Psychology)
Conflict (Psychology)
2015
20 Citations (Scopus)

Detection of social group instability among captive rhesus macaques using joint network modeling

Beisner, B., Jin, J., Fushing, H. & Mccowan, B., 2015, In : Current Zoology. 61, 1, p. 70-84 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Macaca mulatta
aggression
monitoring
animals
7 Citations (Scopus)

Human-wildlife conflict: Proximate predictors of aggression between humans and rhesus macaques in India

Beisner, B., Heagerty, A., Seil, S. K., Balasubramaniam, K. N., Atwill, E. R., Gupta, B. K., Tyagi, P. C., Chauhan, N. P. S., Bonal, B. S., Sinha, P. R. & Mccowan, B., Feb 1 2015, In : American Journal of Physical Anthropology. 156, 2, p. 286-294 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Macaca mulatta
Aggression
aggression
India
Macaca
2014
11 Citations (Scopus)
Systemic risk
Decoupling
Nonparametric methods
Interaction
Financial system
16 Citations (Scopus)
Macaca mulatta
tooth
teeth
grooming
grooming (animal behavior)
2013
16 Citations (Scopus)
social networks
Entropy
entropy
Macaca mulatta
Social Support
12 Citations (Scopus)
conflict management
Macaca mulatta
Aggression
Primates
aggression
2012
13 Citations (Scopus)

Sex ratio, conflict dynamics, and wounding in rhesus macaques (Macaca mulatta)

Beisner, B., Jackson, M. E., Cameron, A. & Mccowan, B., Apr 2012, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 138, 1-2, p. 137-147 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sex Ratio
Macaca mulatta
sex ratio
Wounds and Injuries
Conflict (Psychology)
4 Citations (Scopus)

Using Markov chain Monte Carlo (MCMC) to visualize and test the linearity assumption of the Bradley-Terry class of models

Shev, A., Hsieh, F., Beisner, B. & Mccowan, B., Dec 2012, In : Animal Behaviour. 84, 6, p. 1523-1531 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Markov chain
linearity
testing
ranking
social dominance
2011
29 Citations (Scopus)

Detecting instability in animal social networks: Genetic fragmentation is associated with social instability in rhesus macaques

Beisner, B., Jackson, M. E., Cameron, A. N. & Mccowan, B., 2011, In : PLoS One. 6, 1, e16365.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

social networks
kinship
Macaca mulatta
Social Support
genetic relationships
19 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of natal male alliances on aggression and power dynamics in rhesus macaques

Beisner, B., Jackson, M. E., Cameron, A. & Mccowan, B., Aug 2011, In : American Journal of Primatology. 73, 8, p. 790-801 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Macaca mulatta
aggression
ranking
effect
wounding
11 Citations (Scopus)

Factors affecting aggression among females in captive groups of rhesus macaques (Macaca mulatta)

Beisner, B. & Isbell, L. A., Nov 1 2011, In : American Journal of Primatology. 73, 11, p. 1152-1159 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Macaca mulatta
aggression
group size
breeding season
substrate
38 Citations (Scopus)

Network stability is a balancing act of personality, power, and conflict dynamics in rhesus macaque societies

Mccowan, B., Beisner, B., Capitanio, J. P., Jackson, M. E., Cameron, A. N., Seil, S., Atwill, E. R. & Fushing, H., 2011, In : PLoS One. 6, 8, e22350.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Group Structure
Macaca mulatta
Primates
Personality
Grooming
33 Citations (Scopus)

Ranking network of a captive rhesus macaque society: A sophisticated corporative kingdom

Fushing, H., McAssey, M. P., Beisner, B. & Mccowan, B., 2011, In : PLoS One. 6, 3, e17817.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Macaca mulatta
corporations
Measurement errors
Industry
Sampling
2009
20 Citations (Scopus)

Factors influencing hair loss among female captive rhesus macaques (Macaca mulatta)

Beisner, B. & Isbell, L. A., Jun 1 2009, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 119, 1-2, p. 91-100 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

alopecia
Alopecia
Macaca mulatta
outdoor enclosures
Poaceae
5 Citations (Scopus)

Movement ecology in a captive environment: the effects of ground substrate on movement paths of captive rhesus macaques, Macaca mulatta

Beisner, B. & Isbell, L. A., Nov 1 2009, In : Animal Behaviour. 78, 5, p. 1269-1277 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Macaca mulatta
gravel
ecology
grasses
substrate
2008
30 Citations (Scopus)

Ground substrate affects activity budgets and hair loss in outdoor captive groups of rhesus macaques (Macaca mulatta)

Beisner, B. & Isbell, L. A., Dec 1 2008, In : American Journal of Primatology. 70, 12, p. 1160-1168 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

alopecia
activity pattern
Macaca mulatta
hair
gravel