Brenda Mccowan

Title(s)Professor, VM: Population Health & Reproduction
SchoolSchool of Veterinary Medicine
Address4205 VM3B
CA 95616
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    Effects of Altering Social Connectedness on Health
    NIH R01HD104529Jun 22, 2021 - Feb 28, 2026
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Proactive Management to Improve Laboratory Macaque Breeding Colony Health and Well-being
    NIH R24OD030036Jun 15, 2021 - Mar 31, 2025
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Determining the dynamic influence of social networks on development and health trajectories
    NIH R01GM114017Jul 1, 2015 - Jun 30, 2021
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Expanding the Utility of Social Network Analysis for Multilevel Health Outcomes
    NIH R01HD068335Mar 1, 2012 - Jan 31, 2018
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Innovative Nursery-Rearing for Improving Rhesus Macaques as Biomedical Models
    NIH R21RR024886Aug 1, 2008 - May 31, 2011
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Behavioral Management of Deleterious Aggression in Rhesus Macaques
    NIH R24OD011136Sep 30, 2007 - Jun 30, 2021
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Behavioral Management of Deleterious Aggression in Rhesus Macaques
    NIH R24RR024396Sep 30, 2007 - Jun 30, 2016
    Role: Principal Investigator
    NIH F32HD007946Dec 28, 1995
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Lethal dog attacks on adult rhesus macaques (Macaca mulatta) in an anthropogenic landscape. Primates. 2024 May; 65(3):151-157. Chakraborty B, Pithva K, Mohanty S, McCowan B. PMID: 38446367; PMCID: PMC11018557.
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    2. What you have, not who you know: food-enhanced social capital and changes in social behavioural relationships in a non-human primate. R Soc Open Sci. 2024 Jan; 11(1):231460. Blersch R, Vandeleest JJ, Nathman AC, Pósfai M, D'Souza R, McCowan B, Beisner BA. PMID: 38234443; PMCID: PMC10791527.
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    3. Social stability via management of natal males in captive rhesus macaques (Macaca mulatta). J Appl Anim Welf Sci. 2024 Apr-Jun; 27(2):408-425. Pritchard AJ, Beisner BA, Nathman A, McCowan B. PMID: 38221724; PMCID: PMC10957301.
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    4. Repeatability of measures of behavioral organization over two years in captive infant rhesus macaques, Macaca mulatta. Am J Primatol. 2024 Apr; 86(4):e23591. Pritchard AJ, Capitanio JP, Del Rosso L, McCowan B, Vandeleest JJ. PMID: 38212935; PMCID: PMC11010731.
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    5. Effect of behavioural sampling methods on local and global social network metrics: a case-study of three macaque species. R Soc Open Sci. 2023 Dec; 10(12):231001. Kaburu SSK, Balasubramaniam KN, Marty PR, Beisner B, Fuji K, Bliss-Moreau E, McCowan B. PMID: 38077223; PMCID: PMC10698479.
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    6. Hair and plasma cortisol throughout the first 3 years of development in infant rhesus macaques, Macaca mulatta. Dev Psychobiol. 2023 Dec; 65(8):e22437. Pritchard AJ, Capitanio JP, Del Rosso L, McCowan B, Vandeleest JJ. PMID: 38010308; PMCID: PMC10752380.
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    7. Interactive bioacoustic playback as a tool for detecting and exploring nonhuman intelligence: "conversing" with an Alaskan humpback whale. PeerJ. 2023; 11:e16349. McCowan B, Hubbard J, Walker L, Sharpe F, Frediani J, Doyle L. PMID: 38047015; PMCID: PMC10693240.
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    8. Rhesus macaque social functioning is paternally, but not maternally, inherited by sons: potential implications for autism. Mol Autism. 2023 07 21; 14(1):25. Garner JP, Talbot CF, Del Rosso LA, McCowan B, Kanthaswamy S, Haig D, Capitanio JP, Parker KJ. PMID: 37480043; PMCID: PMC10360241.
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    9. Impact of joint interactions with humans and social interactions with conspecifics on the risk of zooanthroponotic outbreaks among wildlife populations. Sci Rep. 2022 07 08; 12(1):11600. Balasubramaniam KN, Aiempichitkijkarn N, Kaburu SSK, Marty PR, Beisner BA, Bliss-Moreau E, Arlet ME, Atwill E, McCowan B. PMID: 35804182; PMCID: PMC9263808.
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    10. Measuring dominance certainty and assessing its impact on individual and societal health in a nonhuman primate model: a network approach. Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci. 2022 02 28; 377(1845):20200438. McCowan B, Vandeleest J, Balasubramaniam K, Hsieh F, Nathman A, Beisner B. PMID: 35000448; PMCID: PMC8743881.
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    11. Sex Differences in Hierarchical Stability in a Formation of a Mixed-sex Group of Rhesus Macaques. J Am Assoc Lab Anim Sci. 2022 01 01; 61(1):67-74. Wooddell LJ, Beisner BA, Nathman AC, Day A, Cameron A, Pomerantz O, McCowan B. PMID: 34903314; PMCID: PMC8786381.
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    12. Implementing social network analysis to understand the socioecology of wildlife co-occurrence and joint interactions with humans in anthropogenic environments. J Anim Ecol. 2021 12; 90(12):2819-2833. Balasubramaniam KN, Kaburu SSK, Marty PR, Beisner BA, Bliss-Moreau E, Arlet ME, Ruppert N, Ismail A, Anuar Mohd Sah S, Mohan L, Rattan S, Kodandaramaiah U, McCowan B. PMID: 34453852.
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    13. Factors influencing the success of male introductions into groups of female rhesus macaques: Introduction technique, male characteristics and female behavior. Am J Primatol. 2021 09; 83(9):e23314. Beisner BA, Remillard CM, Moss S, Long CE, Bailey KL, Young LA, Meeker T, McCowan B, Bloomsmith MA. PMID: 34343364; PMCID: PMC8996284.
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    14. Monkey's Social Roles Predict Their Affective Reactivity. Affect Sci. 2021 Sep; 2(3):230-240. Bliss-Moreau E, Santistevan AC, Beisner B, Moadab G, Vandeleest J, McCowan B. PMID: 36042947; PMCID: PMC9382983.
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    15. Female social structure influences, and is influenced by, male introduction and integration success among captive rhesus macaques (Macaca mulatta). Behaviour. 2021 Sep; 158(11):1007-1042. Balasubramaniam KN, Beisner BA, McCowan B, Bloomsmith MA. PMID: 36176722; PMCID: PMC9518721.
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    16. Recommendations for Abnormal Behaviour Ethograms in Monkey Research. Animals (Basel). 2021 May 19; 11(5). Polanco A, McCowan B, Niel L, Pearl DL, Mason G. PMID: 34069667; PMCID: PMC8160873.
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    17. Impact of individual demographic and social factors on human-wildlife interactions: a comparative study of three macaque species. Sci Rep. 2020 12 15; 10(1):21991. Balasubramaniam KN, Marty PR, Samartino S, Sobrino A, Gill T, Ismail M, Saha R, Beisner BA, Kaburu SSK, Bliss-Moreau E, Arlet ME, Ruppert N, Ismail A, Sah SAM, Mohan L, Rattan SK, Kodandaramaiah U, McCowan B. PMID: 33319843; PMCID: PMC7738552.
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    18. Improved behavioral indices of welfare in continuous compared to intermittent pair-housing in adult female rhesus macaques (Macaca mulatta). Am J Primatol. 2020 10; 82(10):e23189. Cassidy LC, Hannibal DL, Semple S, McCowan B. PMID: 32890432; PMCID: PMC7944647.
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    19. A Psychometrically Robust Screening Tool To Rapidly Identify Socially Impaired Monkeys In The General Population. Autism Res. 2020 09; 13(9):1465-1475. Talbot CF, Garner JP, Maness AC, McCowan B, Capitanio JP, Parker KJ. PMID: 32677285; PMCID: PMC7932024.
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    20. A multiplex centrality metric for complex social networks: sex, social status, and family structure predict multiplex centrality in rhesus macaques. PeerJ. 2020; 8:e8712. Beisner B, Braun N, Pósfai M, Vandeleest J, D'Souza R, McCowan B. PMID: 32211232; PMCID: PMC7081788.
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    21. Impact of anthropogenic factors on affiliative behaviors among bonnet macaques. Am J Phys Anthropol. 2020 04; 171(4):704-717. Balasubramaniam KN, Marty PR, Arlet ME, Beisner BA, Kaburu SSK, Bliss-Moreau E, Kodandaramaiah U, McCowan B. PMID: 32064585.
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    22. Sex differences in the impact of social status on hair cortisol concentrations in rhesus monkeys (Macaca mulatta). Am J Primatol. 2020 01; 82(1):e23086. Vandeleest JJ, Winkler SL, Beisner BA, Hannibal DL, Atwill ER, McCowan B. PMID: 31876328; PMCID: PMC6980377.
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    23. Increased produce enrichment reduces trauma in socially-housed captive rhesus macaques (Macaca mulatta). Am J Primatol. 2019 12; 81(12):e23073. Wooddell LJ, Beisner B, Hannibal DL, Nathman AC, McCowan B. PMID: 31778253; PMCID: PMC7010460.
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    24. Individuals in urban dwelling primate species face unequal benefits associated with living in an anthropogenic environment. Primates. 2020 Mar; 61(2):249-255. Marty PR, Balasubramaniam KN, Kaburu SSK, Hubbard J, Beisner B, Bliss-Moreau E, Ruppert N, Arlet ME, Mohd Sah SA, Ismail A, Mohan L, Rattan SK, Kodandaramaiah U, McCowan B. PMID: 31773350.
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    25. Consensus ranking for multi-objective interventions in multiplex networks. New Journal of Physics. 2019 May 7; 21(5):055001. Pósfai PM, Braun BN, Beisner BB, McCowan MB, D’Souza DR. .
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    26. Affiliation and disease risk: social networks mediate gut microbial transmission among rhesus macaques. Anim Behav. 2019 May; 151:131-143. Balasubramaniam KN, Beisner BA, Hubbard JA, Vandeleest JJ, Atwill ER, McCowan B. PMID: 32831349; PMCID: PMC7434028.
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    27. Time constraints imposed by anthropogenic environments alter social behaviour in longtailed macaques. Animal Behaviour. 2019 Apr 1; 150(Behaviour 49 3–4 1974):157-165. Marty MP, Beisner BB, Kaburu KS, Balasubramaniam BK, Bliss-Moreau BE, Ruppert RN, Sah SS, Ismail IA, Arlet AM, Atwill AE, McCowan MB. .
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    28. High rates of aggression do not predict rates of trauma in captive groups of macaques. Appl Anim Behav Sci. 2019 Mar; 212:82-89. Beisner BA, Wooddell LJ, Hannibal DL, Nathman A, McCowan B. PMID: 31787789; PMCID: PMC6884145.
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    29. Interactions with humans impose time constraints on urban-dwelling rhesus macaques (Macaca mulatta). Behaviour. 2019 Jan 1; 156(12):1255-1282. Kaburu KS, Beisner BB, Balasubramaniam BK, Marty MP, Bliss-Moreau BE, Mohan ML, Rattan RS, Arlet AM, Atwill AE, McCowan MB. .
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    30. Assessing Transmission of Antimicrobial-Resistant Escherichia coli in Wild Giraffe Contact Networks. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2019 01 01; 85(1). Miller EA, Johnson TJ, Omondi G, Atwill ER, Isbell LA, McCowan B, VanderWaal K. PMID: 30413480; PMCID: PMC6293098.
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    31. Male-inflicted wounds have opposite effects on hair cortisol for captive male and female rhesus macaques (Macaca mulatta) following new group formation. Primates. 2019 Jan; 60(1):51-62. Linden JB, McCowan B, Capitanio JP, Isbell LA. PMID: 30506293; PMCID: PMC7427344.
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    32. Coping style and cortisol levels in infancy predict hair cortisol following new group formation in captive rhesus macaques (Macaca mulatta). Am J Primatol. 2018 12; 80(12):e22938. Linden JB, Capitanio JP, McCowan B, Isbell LA. PMID: 30480316; PMCID: PMC6673670.
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    33. Social stability influences the association between adrenal responsiveness and hair cortisol concentrations in rhesus macaques. Psychoneuroendocrinology. 2019 02; 100:164-171. Vandeleest JJ, Capitanio JP, Hamel A, Meyer J, Novak M, Mendoza SP, McCowan B. PMID: 30342315; PMCID: PMC6333515.
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    34. Rates of human-macaque interactions affect grooming behavior among urban-dwelling rhesus macaques (Macaca mulatta). Am J Phys Anthropol. 2019 01; 168(1):92-103. Kaburu SSK, Marty PR, Beisner B, Balasubramaniam KN, Bliss-Moreau E, Kaur K, Mohan L, McCowan B. PMID: 30368773.
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    35. Personality, environmental stressors, and diarrhea in Rhesus macaques: An interactionist perspective. Am J Primatol. 2018 12; 80(12):e22908. Gottlieb DH, Del Rosso L, Sheikhi F, Gottlieb A, McCowan B, Capitanio JP. PMID: 30152539; PMCID: PMC6705421.
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    36. From patterned response dependency to structured covariate dependency: Entropy based categorical-pattern-matching. PLoS One. 2018; 13(6):e0198253. Fushing H, Liu SY, Hsieh YC, McCowan B. PMID: 29902187; PMCID: PMC6006982.
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    37. Intermittent pair-housing, pair relationship qualities, and HPA activity in adult female rhesus macaques. Am J Primatol. 2018 05; 80(5):e22762. Hannibal DL, Cassidy LC, Vandeleest J, Semple S, Barnard A, Chun K, Winkler S, McCowan B. PMID: 29722048; PMCID: PMC8765352.
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    38. Social network community structure and the contact-mediated sharing of commensal E. coli among captive rhesus macaques (Macaca mulatta). PeerJ. 2018; 6:e4271. Balasubramaniam K, Beisner B, Guan J, Vandeleest J, Fushing H, Atwill E, McCowan B. PMID: 29372120; PMCID: PMC5775753.
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    39. Social management of laboratory rhesus macaques housed in large groups using a network approach: A review. Behav Processes. 2018 Nov; 156:77-82. McCowan B, Beisner B, Hannibal D. PMID: 29224844; PMCID: PMC5992086.
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    40. The influence of phylogeny, social style, and sociodemographic factors on macaque social network structure. Am J Primatol. 2018 01; 80(1). Balasubramaniam KN, Beisner BA, Berman CM, De Marco A, Duboscq J, Koirala S, Majolo B, MacIntosh AJ, McFarland R, Molesti S, Ogawa H, Petit O, Schino G, Sosa S, Sueur C, Thierry B, de Waal FBM, McCowan B. PMID: 29140552.
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    41. Predictors of insubordinate aggression among captive female rhesus macaques. Am J Phys Anthropol. 2017 11; 164(3):558-573. Seil SK, Hannibal DL, Beisner BA, McCowan B. PMID: 28832918; PMCID: PMC5983891.
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    42. Effects of Human Management Events on Conspecific Aggression in Captive Rhesus Macaques (Macaca mulatta). J Am Assoc Lab Anim Sci. 2017 Mar 01; 56(2):122-130. Theil JH, Beisner BA, Hill AE, McCowan B. PMID: 28315640; PMCID: PMC5361036.
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    43. Social buffering and contact transmission: network connections have beneficial and detrimental effects on Shigella infection risk among captive rhesus macaques. PeerJ. 2016; 4:e2630. Balasubramaniam K, Beisner B, Vandeleest J, Atwill E, McCowan B. PMID: 27812426; PMCID: PMC5088628.
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    44. Decoupling social status and status certainty effects on health in macaques: a network approach. PeerJ. 2016; 4:e2394. Vandeleest JJ, Beisner BA, Hannibal DL, Nathman AC, Capitanio JP, Hsieh F, Atwill ER, McCowan B. PMID: 27672495; PMCID: PMC5028790.
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    45. Connections Matter: Social Networks and Lifespan Health in Primate Translational Models. Front Psychol. 2016; 7:433. McCowan B, Beisner B, Bliss-Moreau E, Vandeleest J, Jin J, Hannibal D, Hsieh F. PMID: 27148103; PMCID: PMC4841009.
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    46. Prevalence of enteric bacterial parasites with respect to anthropogenic factors among commensal rhesus macaques in Dehradun, India. Primates. 2016 Oct; 57(4):459-69. Beisner BA, Balasubramaniam KN, Fernandez K, Heagerty A, Seil SK, Atwill ER, Gupta BK, Tyagi PC, Chauhan NP, Bonal BS, Sinha PR, McCowan B. PMID: 27056264.
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    47. Laboratory rhesus macaque social housing and social changes: Implications for research. Am J Primatol. 2017 Jan; 79(1):1-14. Hannibal DL, Bliss-Moreau E, Vandeleest J, McCowan B, Capitanio J. PMID: 26848542; PMCID: PMC5436575.
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    48. Social power, conflict policing, and the role of subordination signals in rhesus macaque society. Am J Phys Anthropol. 2016 May; 160(1):102-12. Beisner BA, Hannibal DL, Finn KR, Fushing H, McCowan B. PMID: 26801956; PMCID: PMC5380402.
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    49. Effect of Indoor Compared with Outdoor Location during Gestation on the Incidence of Diarrhea in Indoor-Reared Rhesus Macaques (Macaca mulatta). J Am Assoc Lab Anim Sci. 2016; 55(3):277-90. Elfenbein HA, Rosso LD, McCowan B, Capitanio JP. PMID: 27177560; PMCID: PMC4865688.
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    50. The “strength of weak ties” and helminth parasitism in giraffe social networks. Behavioral Ecology. 2016 Jan 1; 27(4):1190-1197. VanderWaal VK, Obanda OV, Omondi OG, McCowan MB, Wang WH, Fushing FH, Isbell IL. .
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    51. Do "birds of a feather flock together" or do "opposites attract"? Behavioral responses and temperament predict success in pairings of rhesus monkeys in a laboratory setting. Am J Primatol. 2017 Jan; 79(1):1-11. Capitanio JP, Blozis SA, Snarr J, Steward A, McCowan BJ. PMID: 26317996; PMCID: PMC5344041.
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    52. Cryptosporidium rubeyi n. sp. (Apicomplexa: Cryptosporidiidae) in multiple Spermophilus ground squirrel species. Int J Parasitol Parasites Wildl. 2015 Dec; 4(3):343-50. Li X, Pereira Md, Larsen R, Xiao C, Phillips R, Striby K, McCowan B, Atwill ER. PMID: 26543805; PMCID: PMC4589830.
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    53. Detection of social group instability among captive rhesus macaques using joint network modeling. Curr Zool. 2015 Feb; 61(1):70-84. Beisner BA, Jin J, Fushing H, Mccowan B. PMID: 26052339; PMCID: PMC4454484.
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    54. Systemic testing on Bradley-Terry model against nonlinear ranking hierarchy. PLoS One. 2014; 9(12):e115367. Shev A, Fujii K, Hsieh F, McCowan B. PMID: 25531899; PMCID: PMC4274013.
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    55. Acoustic sequences in non-human animals: a tutorial review and prospectus. Biol Rev Camb Philos Soc. 2016 Feb; 91(1):13-52. Kershenbaum A, Blumstein DT, Roch MA, Akçay Ç, Backus G, Bee MA, Bohn K, Cao Y, Carter G, Cäsar C, Coen M, DeRuiter SL, Doyle L, Edelman S, Ferrer-i-Cancho R, Freeberg TM, Garland EC, Gustison M, Harley HE, Huetz C, Hughes M, Hyland Bruno J, Ilany A, Jin DZ, Johnson M, Ju C, Karnowski J, Lohr B, Manser MB, McCowan B, Mercado E, Narins PM, Piel A, Rice M, Salmi R, Sasahara K, Sayigh L, Shiu Y, Taylor C, Vallejo EE, Waller S, Zamora-Gutierrez V. PMID: 25428267; PMCID: PMC4444413.
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    56. Human-wildlife conflict: proximate predictors of aggression between humans and rhesus macaques in India. Am J Phys Anthropol. 2015 Feb; 156(2):286-94. Beisner BA, Heagerty A, Seil SK, Balasubramaniam KN, Atwill ER, Gupta BK, Tyagi PC, Chauhan NP, Bonal BS, Sinha PR, McCowan B. PMID: 25348896.
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    57. Depressive-like behavioral response of adult male rhesus monkeys during routine animal husbandry procedure. Front Behav Neurosci. 2014; 8:309. Hennessy MB, McCowan B, Jiang J, Capitanio JP. PMID: 25249954; PMCID: PMC4159029.
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    58. Effects of a mechanical response-contingent surrogate on the development of behaviors in nursery-reared rhesus macaques (Macaca mulatta). J Am Assoc Lab Anim Sci. 2014 Sep; 53(5):464-71. Brunelli RL, Blake J, Willits N, Rommeck I, McCowan B. PMID: 25255068; PMCID: PMC4181687.
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    59. Computing Systemic Risk Using Multiple Behavioral and Keystone Networks: The Emergence of a Crisis in Primate Societies and Banks. Int J Forecast. 2014 Jul-Sep; 30(3):797-806. Fushing H, Jordà Ò, Beisner B, McCowan B. PMID: 26056422; PMCID: PMC4457338.
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    60. Quantifying microbe transmission networks for wild and domestic ungulates in Kenya. Biological Conservation. 2014 Jan 1; 169:136-146. VanderWaal VK, Atwill AE, Isbell IL, McCowan MB. .
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    61. Multilevel social organization and space use in reticulated giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis). Behavioral Ecology. 2014 Jan 1; 25(1):17-26. VanderWaal VK, Wang WH, McCowan MB, Fushing FH, Isbell IL. .
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    62. Network structure and prevalence of Cryptosporidium in Belding’s ground squirrels. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 2013 Dec 1; 67(12):1951-1959. VanderWaal VK, Atwill AE, Hooper HS, Buckle BK, McCowan MB. .
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    63. Policing in nonhuman primates: partial interventions serve a prosocial conflict management function in rhesus macaques. PLoS One. 2013; 8(10):e77369. Beisner BA, McCowan B. PMID: 24167570; PMCID: PMC3805604.
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    64. Antibiotic-resistant E. coli in surface water and groundwater in dairy operations in Northern California. Environ Monit Assess. 2014 Feb; 186(2):1253-60. Li X, Watanabe N, Xiao C, Harter T, McCowan B, Liu Y, Atwill ER. PMID: 24097011.
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    65. Linking social and pathogen transmission networks using microbial genetics in giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis). J Anim Ecol. 2014 Mar; 83(2):406-14. VanderWaal KL, Atwill ER, Isbell LA, McCowan B. PMID: 24117416.
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    66. Signaling context modulates social function of silent bared-teeth displays in rhesus macaques (Macaca mulatta). Am J Primatol. 2014 Feb; 76(2):111-21. Beisner BA, McCowan B. PMID: 24038330; PMCID: PMC3919452.
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    67. Risk factors for stereotypic behavior and self-biting in rhesus macaques (Macaca mulatta): animal's history, current environment, and personality. Am J Primatol. 2013 Oct; 75(10):995-1008. Gottlieb DH, Capitanio JP, McCowan B. PMID: 23640705; PMCID: PMC3973020.
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    68. Joint modeling of multiple social networks to elucidate primate social dynamics: I. maximum entropy principle and network-based interactions. PLoS One. 2013; 8(2):e51903. Chan S, Fushing H, Beisner BA, McCowan B. PMID: 23468833; PMCID: PMC3585323.
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    69. Multi-scale clustering by building a robust and self correcting ultrametric topology on data points. PLoS One. 2013; 8(2):e56259. Fushing H, Wang H, Vanderwaal K, McCowan B, Koehl P. PMID: 23424653; PMCID: PMC3570468.
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    70. Using Markov chain Monte Carlo (MCMC) to visualize and test the linearity assumption of the Bradley-Terry class of models. Anim Behav. 2012 Dec 01; 84(6):1523-1531. Shev A, Hsieh F, Beisner B, McCowan B. PMID: 24052665; PMCID: PMC3775275.
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    71. The Effects of Predictability in Daily Husbandry Routines on Captive Rhesus Macaques (Macaca mulatta). Appl Anim Behav Sci. 2013 Jan 31; 143(2-4):117-127. Gottlieb DH, Coleman K, McCowan B. PMID: 23439920; PMCID: PMC3578712.
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    72. The span of correlations in dolphin whistle sequences. Journal of Statistical Mechanics Theory and Experiment. 2012 Jun 11; 2012(06):p06002. Ferrer-i-Cancho FR, McCowan MB. .
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    73. How can social network analysis contribute to social behavior research in applied ethology? Appl Anim Behav Sci. 2012 May 01; 138(3-4). Makagon MM, McCowan B, Mench JA. PMID: 24357888; PMCID: PMC3865988.
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    74. Implementing positive reinforcement animal training programs at primate laboratories. Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 2012 Mar 1; 137(3-4):114-126. Perlman PJ, Bloomsmith BM, Whittaker WM, McMillan MJ, Minier MD, McCowan MB. .
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    75. Efficacy of 3 types of foraging enrichment for rhesus macaques (Macaca mulatta). J Am Assoc Lab Anim Sci. 2011 Nov; 50(6):888-94. Gottlieb DH, Ghirardo S, Minier DE, Sharpe N, Tatum L, McCowan B. PMID: 22330782; PMCID: PMC3228926.
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    76. Network stability is a balancing act of personality, power, and conflict dynamics in rhesus macaque societies. PLoS One. 2011; 6(8):e22350. McCowan B, Beisner BA, Capitanio JP, Jackson ME, Cameron AN, Seil S, Atwill ER, Fushing H. PMID: 21857922; PMCID: PMC3153932.
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    77. Computing a ranking network with confidence bounds from a graph-based Beta random field. Proc Math Phys Eng Sci. 2011 Dec 08; 467(2136):3590-3612. Fushing H, McAssey MP, McCowan B. PMID: 26052245; PMCID: PMC4457085.
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    78. Human-directed contra-aggression training using positive reinforcement with single and multiple trainers for indoor-housed rhesus macaques. Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 2011 Jul 1; 132(3-4):178-186. Minier MD, Tatum TL, Gottlieb GD, Cameron CA, Snarr SJ, Elliot ER, Cook CA, Elliot EK, Banta BK, Heagerty HA, McCowan MB. .
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    79. Acoustic monitoring in terrestrial environments using microphone arrays: applications, technological considerations and prospectus. Journal of Applied Ecology. 2011 Jun 1; 48(3):758-767. Blumstein BD, Mennill MD, Clemins CP, Girod GL, Yao YK, Patricelli PG, Deppe DJ, Krakauer KA, Clark CC, Cortopassi CK, Hanser HS, McCowan MB, Ali AA, Kirschel KA. .
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    80. Early rearing interacts with temperament and housing to influence the risk for motor stereotypy in rhesus monkeys (Macaca mulatta). Appl Anim Behav Sci. 2011 Jun 01; 132(1-2):81-89. Vandeleest JJ, McCowan B, Capitanio JP. PMID: 21537494; PMCID: PMC3084485.
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    81. Early social experience affects behavioral and physiological responsiveness to stressful conditions in infant rhesus macaques (Macaca mulatta). Am J Primatol. 2011 Jul; 73(7):692-701. Rommeck I, Capitanio JP, Strand SC, McCowan B. PMID: 21462233; PMCID: PMC3100413.
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    82. Ranking network of a captive rhesus macaque society: a sophisticated corporative kingdom. PLoS One. 2011 Mar 15; 6(3):e17817. Fushing H, McAssey MP, Beisner B, McCowan B. PMID: 21423627; PMCID: PMC3058001.
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    83. Information theory, animal communication, and the search for extraterrestrial intelligence. Acta Astronautica. 2011 Feb 1; 68(3-4):406-417. Doyle DL, McCowan MB, Johnston JS, Hanser HS. .
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    84. Detecting instability in animal social networks: genetic fragmentation is associated with social instability in rhesus macaques. PLoS One. 2011 Jan 26; 6(1):e16365. Beisner BA, Jackson ME, Cameron AN, McCowan B. PMID: 21298105; PMCID: PMC3027651.
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    85. Effects of natal male alliances on aggression and power dynamics in rhesus macaques. Am J Primatol. 2011 Aug; 73(8):790-801. Beisner BA, Jackson ME, Cameron A, McCowan B. PMID: 21698659; PMCID: PMC3058123.
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    86. Multiple unique Cryptosporidium isolates from three species of ground squirrels (Spermophilus beecheyi, S. beldingi, and S. lateralis) in California. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2010 Dec; 76(24):8269-76. Pereira Md, Li X, McCowan B, Phillips RL, Atwill ER. PMID: 20971867; PMCID: PMC3008248.
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    87. Predictors of matrilineal overthrows in large captive breeding groups of rhesus macaques (Macaca mulatta). J Am Assoc Lab Anim Sci. 2010 Mar; 49(2):196-201. Oates-O'Brien RS, Farver TB, Anderson-Vicino KC, McCowan B, Lerche NW. PMID: 20353695; PMCID: PMC2846008.
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    88. A Law of Word Meaning in Dolphin Whistle Types. Entropy. 2009 Oct 30; 11(4):688-701. Ferrer-i-Cancho FR, McCowan MB. .
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    89. The effects of four nursery rearing strategies on infant behavioral development in rhesus macaques (Macaca mulatta). J Am Assoc Lab Anim Sci. 2009 Jul; 48(4):395-401. Rommeck I, Gottlieb DH, Strand SC, McCowan B. PMID: 19653949; PMCID: PMC2715931.
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    90. Risk factors and remediation of self-injurious and self-abuse behavior in rhesus macaques. J Appl Anim Welf Sci. 2009; 12(1):61-72. Rommeck I, Anderson K, Heagerty A, Cameron A, McCowan B. PMID: 19107665.
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    91. Amplitude of bison bellows reflects male quality, physical condition and motivation. Animal Behaviour. 2008 Nov 1; 76(5):1625-1639. Wyman WM, Mooring MM, McCowan MB, Penedo PM, Hart HL. .
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    92. A claim in search of evidence: reply to Manger's thermogenesis hypothesis of cetacean brain structure. Biol Rev Camb Philos Soc. 2008 Nov; 83(4):417-40. Marino L, Butti C, Connor RC, Fordyce RE, Herman LM, Hof PR, Lefebvre L, Lusseau D, McCowan B, Nimchinsky EA, Pack AA, Reidenberg JS, Reiss D, Rendell L, Uhen MD, Van der Gucht E, Whitehead H. PMID: 18783363.
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    93. The effect of rehabilitation of northern elephant seals (Mirounga angustirostris) on antimicrobial resistance of commensal Escherichia coli. Vet Microbiol. 2009 Jan 13; 133(3):264-71. Stoddard RA, Atwill ER, Conrad PA, Byrne BA, Jang S, Lawrence J, McCowan B, Gulland FM. PMID: 18783898.
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    94. Applicability of Information Theory to the Quantification of Responses to Anthropogenic Noise by Southeast Alaskan Humpback Whales. Entropy. 2008 May 14; 10(2):33-46. Doyle DL, McCowan MB, Hanser HS, Chyba CC, Bucci BT, Blue BJ. .
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    95. Utility of social network analysis for primate behavioral management and well-being. Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 2008 Feb 1; 109(2-4):396-405. McCowan MB, Anderson AK, Heagarty HA, Cameron CA. .
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    96. Cetaceans have complex brains for complex cognition. PLoS Biol. 2007 May; 5(5):e139. Marino L, Connor RC, Fordyce RE, Herman LM, Hof PR, Lefebvre L, Lusseau D, McCowan B, Nimchinsky EA, Pack AA, Rendell L, Reidenberg JS, Reiss D, Uhen MD, Van der Gucht E, Whitehead H. PMID: 17503965; PMCID: PMC1868071.
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    97. Threat-Related Acoustical Differences in Alarm Calls by Wild Bonnet Macaques (Macaca radiata) Elicited by Python and Leopard Models. Ethology. 2007 Apr 1; 113(4):352-367. Coss CR, McCowan MB, Ramakrishnan RU. .
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    98. Vocal development in captive harbor seal pups, Phoca vitulina richardii: age, sex, and individual differences. J Acoust Soc Am. 2006 Sep; 120(3):1684-94. Khan CB, Markowitz H, McCowan B. PMID: 17004489.
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    100. Effects of induced molting on the well-being of egg-laying hens. J Appl Anim Welf Sci. 2006; 9(1):9-23. McCowan B, Schrader J, DiLorenzo AM, Cardona C, Klingborg D. PMID: 16649948.
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    101. Bioacoustic monitoring of aggression in group-housed rhesus macaques. J Appl Anim Welf Sci. 2006; 9(4):261-8. McCowan B, Rommeck I. PMID: 17209750; PMCID: PMC4443667.
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    102. Alarm signals of the great gerbil: acoustic variation by predator context, sex, age, individual, and family group. J Acoust Soc Am. 2005 Oct; 118(4):2706-14. Randall JA, McCowan B, Collins KC, Hooper SL, Rogovin K. PMID: 16266190.
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    103. Association of minimum inhibitory concentration cluster patterns with dairy management practices for environmental bacteria isolated from bulk tank milk. J Dairy Sci. 2005 Oct; 88(10):3710-20. Kirk JH, McCowan B, Atwill ER, Glenn KS, Higginbotham GE, Collar CA, Castillo A, Reed BA, Peterson NG, Cullor JS. PMID: 16162546.
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    104. Seasonal shedding of multiple Cryptosporidium genotypes in California ground squirrels (Spermophilus beecheyi). Appl Environ Microbiol. 2004 Nov; 70(11):6748-52. Atwill ER, Phillips R, Pereira MD, Li X, McCowan B. PMID: 15528541; PMCID: PMC525134.
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    105. Barking in domestic dogs: context specificity and individual identification. Animal Behaviour. 2004 Aug 1; 68(2):343-355. Yin YS, McCowan MB. .
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    106. Using information theory to assess the diversity, complexity, and development of communicative repertoires. J Comp Psychol. 2002 Jun; 116(2):166-72. McCowan B, Doyle LR, Hanser SF. PMID: 12083612.
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    107. Bioacoustic tools for enhancing animal management and productivity: effects of recorded calf vocalizations on milk production in dairy cows. Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 2002 May 1; 77(1):13-20. McCowan MB, DiLorenzo DA, Abichandani AS, Borelli BC, Cullor CJ. .
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    108. Individual acoustic variation in Belding's ground squirrel alarm chirps in the High Sierra Nevada. J Acoust Soc Am. 2002 Mar; 111(3):1157-60. McCowan B, Hooper SL. PMID: 11931291.
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    109. The fallacy of ‘signature whistles’ in bottlenose dolphins: a comparative perspective of ‘signature information’ in animal vocalizations. Animal Behaviour. 2001 Dec 1; 62(6):1151-1162. McCowan MB, Reiss RD. .
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    110. Age differences and developmental trends in alarm peep responses by squirrel monkeys (Saimiri sciureus). Am J Primatol. 2001 Jan; 53(1):19-31. McCowan B, Franceschini NV, Vicino GA. PMID: 11195202.
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    111. Development of isolation-induced vocal behavior in normal-hearing and deafened guinea pig infants. J Speech Lang Hear Res. 2000 Apr; 43(2):432-40. Arch-Tirado E, McCowan B, Saltijeral-Oaxaca J, Zarco de Coronado I, Licona-Bonilla J. PMID: 10757694.
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    112. Bubble ring play of bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus): implications for cognition. J Comp Psychol. 2000 Mar; 114(1):98-106. McCowan B, Marino L, Vance E, Walke L, Reiss D. PMID: 10739315.
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    113. Quantitative tools for comparing animal communication systems: information theory applied to bottlenose dolphin whistle repertoires. Anim Behav. 1999 Feb; 57(2):409-419. McCOWAN B, Hanser SF, Doyle LR. PMID: 10049481.
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    114. Communicative and other cognitive characteristics of bottlenose dolphins. Trends Cogn Sci. 1997 Jul; 1(4):140-5. Reiss D, McCowan B, Marino L. PMID: 21223887.
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    115. Quantitative Comparison of Whistle Repertoires from Captive Adult Bottlenose Dolphins (Delphinidae, Tursiops truncatus): a Re-evaluation of the Signature Whistle Hypothesis. Ethology. 1995 Jan 12; 100(3):194-209. McCowan MB, Reiss RD. .
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    116. A New Quantitative Technique for Categorizing Whistles Using Simulated Signals and Whistles from Captive Bottlenose Dolphins (Delphinidae, Tursiops truncatus). Ethology. 1995 Jan 12; 100(3):177-193. McCowan MB. .
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    117. Maternal aggressive contact vocalizations in captive bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus): Wide-band, low-frequency signals during mother/aunt-infant interactions. Zoo Biology. 1995 Jan 1; 14(4):293-309. McCowan MB, Reiss RD. .
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    118. Spontaneous vocal mimicry and production by bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus): evidence for vocal learning. J Comp Psychol. 1993 Sep; 107(3):301-12. Reiss D, McCowan B. PMID: 8375147.
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