Brianne Beisner, PhD

Associate Scientist

  • 434 Citations
  • 13 h-Index
20082020

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Research Output

  • 434 Citations
  • 13 h-Index
  • 37 Article
  • 1 Chapter
2020

A multiplex centrality metric for complex social networks: Sex, social status, and family structure predict multiplex centrality in rhesus macaques

Beisner, B., Braun, N., Pósfai, M., Vandeleest, J., D'Souza, R. & McCowan, B., Jan 1 2020, In : PeerJ. 2020, 3, e8712.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Impact of anthropogenic factors on affiliative behaviors among bonnet macaques

Balasubramaniam, K. N., Marty, P. R., Arlet, M. E., Beisner, B. A., Kaburu, S. S. K., Bliss-Moreau, E., Kodandaramaiah, U. & McCowan, B., Jan 1 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : American Journal of Physical Anthropology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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

3 Scopus citations

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
4 Scopus citations

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

3 Scopus citations

Increased produce enrichment reduces trauma in socially-housed captive rhesus macaques (Macaca mulatta)

Wooddell, L. J., Beisner, B., Hannibal, D. L., Nathman, A. C. & McCowan, B., Dec 1 2019, In : American Journal of Primatology. 81, 12, e23073.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Individuals in urban dwelling primate species face unequal benefits associated with living in an anthropogenic environment

Marty, P. R., Balasubramaniam, K. N., Kaburu, S. S. K., Hubbard, J., Beisner, B., Bliss-Moreau, E., Ruppert, N., Arlet, M. E., Mohd Sah, S. A., Ismail, A., Mohan, L., Rattan, S. K., Kodandaramaiah, U. & McCowan, B., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Primates.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

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

3 Scopus citations

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

6 Scopus citations
2018

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

9 Scopus citations

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

4 Scopus citations
2017
2 Scopus citations

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

2 Scopus citations
4 Scopus citations

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

13 Scopus citations

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

6 Scopus citations
2016

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

12 Scopus citations

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

18 Scopus citations

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

6 Scopus citations
16 Scopus citations

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

7 Scopus citations
2015

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

25 Scopus citations

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

10 Scopus citations
2014
11 Scopus citations
17 Scopus citations
2013
17 Scopus citations
15 Scopus citations
2012

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

Beisner, B. A., 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

16 Scopus citations

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

4 Scopus citations
2011

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

34 Scopus citations

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

Beisner, B. A., 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

21 Scopus citations

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

11 Scopus citations

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

McCowan, B., Beisner, B. A., 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

43 Scopus citations

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

34 Scopus citations
2009

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

20 Scopus citations

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

5 Scopus citations
2008

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

30 Scopus citations