Postdoc Steve Tompson named Robert J. Eichelberger Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellow US Army Research Laboratory!
Postdoc Azeez Adebimpe moves across the street for second postdoc with Ted Satterthwaite!
Bassett awarded Erdos Renyi Prize in Network Science!
Postdoc Steve Tompson offered NIH F32 NRSA Fellowship!
Postdoc Maxwell Bertolero awarded NIH T32 fellowship!
Postdoc David Lydon-Staley receives HCEO Dissertation Prize!
Graduate student Eli J. Cornblath awarded NIH T32 fellowship!
Graduate student Eli J. Cornblath awarded ITMAT Prize for Clinical/Translational Research
Graduate student Ari E. Kahn awarded student travel award for SIAM Network Science 2018
Graduate student Cedric Xia awarded OHBM Merit Abstract Award
Graduate student Cedric Xia awarded Big Data Neuroscience Travel Award
Graduate student Cedric Xia awarded Robert M. Toll Prize for Outstanding Research Paper
Graduate student Christopher Lynn awarded Graduate and Professional Student Assembly (GAPSA) Research Student Travel Grant. 2018.
Graduate student Christopher Lynn awarded American Physical Society (APS) Group on Statistical & Nonlinear Physics (GSNP) Student Speaker Award Winner. 2018.
Graduate student Christopher Lynn awarded American Physical Society (APS) Division of Condensed Matter Physics (DCMP) Graduate Student Travel Award. 2018.
Bassett wins Lagrange Prize in Complex Systems Science!
Graduate student Christopher Lynn awarded STEM Pop Talks Competition Winner, University of Pennsylvania. 2017.
Graduate student Andrew Murphy awarded NIH T32 fellowship MH017168
Graduate student Andrew Murphy awarded Travel Award, Cognitive Computational Neuroscience, Sept 2017
Postdoc Chad Giusti accepts tenure-track assistant professor position at the University of Delaware!
Postdoc (w/ Ted Satterthwaite) Shi Gu accepts faculty position at Chengdu University of Science and Technology, and also named in Forbes China List Of 300 Top Innovators, Entrepreneurs And Leaders Under Age 30!
Postdoc Ankit Khambhati moves to UCSF for second postdoc with Eddie Chang!
Postdoc Arian Ashourvan moves down the hall for second postdoc with Brian Litt!
Postdoc Qawi Telesford now NKI Rockland as Senior Research Scientist!
Graduate student Jason Kim awarded NSF GRFP
Graduate student Jason Kim awarded NIH T32 fellowship
Undergraduate Lucy Chai awarded Churchill Scholarship
Undergraduate Lucy Chai awarded NSF GRFP
Undergraduate Lucy Chai awarded Herman P. Schwan Bioengineering Award
Undergraduate Lucy Chai awarded Wolf-Hallac Award
2016 and earlier
(2016) Postdoc Evelyn Tang awarded Simons-Berkeley Research Fellowship at the Simons Institute for the Theory of Computing
(2016) Postdoc Ralf Schmaezle (w/ Emily Falk) accepts tenure-track assistant professor position at Michigan State University!
(2016) Bassett named Popular Science Brilliant 10 of 2016!
(2016) IEEE the Pulse publishes Danielle Bassett: Opening up the brain with network science.
(2016) Ankit Khambhati has been chosen to receive the Department of Bioengineering's Solomon Pollack Award, for his cutting-edge research recognized as being at the forefront of its field!
(2016) Graduate student Ari Kahn awarded Jameson-Hurvich Travel Award
(2016) Graduate student Cedric Huchuan Xia awarded the Merit Abstract Award by the Organization on Human Brain Mapping
(2016) Postdoc Rick Betzel awarded $2000 merit award from Organization for Human Brain Mapping
(2015) Postdoc Sarah Muldoon accepts tenure-track assistant professor position at University of Buffalo!
(2015) Postdoc John Medaglia accepts tenure-track assistant professor position at Drexel University!
Bassett named Popular Science Brilliant 10 of 2016!
Congrats to Ann Sizemore whose "Closures and Cavities" made the news at the MIT Tech Review!
Congrats to alumna Prof. Sarah Muldoon whose paper "Stimulation-Based Control of Dynamic Brain Networks" was accepted for publication in PLoS Comp Biol.
Congrats to postdoc Ankit Khambhati whose paper on "Virtual cortical resection reveals push-pull network control mechanism preceding seizure evolution" was accepted for publication in Neuron.
IEEE the Pulse publishes Danielle Bassett: Opening up the brain with network science.
Congrats to undergrad Lucy Chai whose paper "Functional Network Dynamics of the Language System" has been accepted to publication in Cerebral Cortex!
Postdoc Ankit Khambhati writes commentary on virtual lesioning in brain networks for Neuron.
Congrats to postdoc Rick Betzel whose paper "Optimally controlling the human connectome: the role of network topology" has just been accepted for publication in Scientific Reports.
Graduate student Marcelo Mattar and postdoc Rick Betzel write commentary "A flexible brain" for Brain.
Congrats to postdoc Lizz Karuza whose paper "Local Patterns to Global Architectures: Influences of Network Topology on Human Learning" has been accepted for publication in TICS!
Congrats to postdoc Qawi Telesford whose paper "Node dynamics in time-dependent brain networks: An analysis of network dynamics and task-driven cognitive states" was just accepted for publication in Neuroimage!
Congrats to undergrad Zitong Zhang whose paper "Choosing Wavelet Methods, Filters, and Lengths for Functional Brain Network Construction" has just been published in PLoS One!
Congrats to postdoc Chad Giusti whose paper "Two's company, three (or more) is a simplex: Algebraic-topological tools for understanding higher-order structure in neural data" has just been published in Journal of Computational Neuroscience.
Congrats to Steve Baldassano whose paper "Topological distortion and reorganized modular structure of gut microbial co-occurrence networks in inflammatory bowel disease" was just accepted for publication in Scientific Reports!
Ankit Khambhati has been chosen to receive the Department of Bioengineering's Solomon Pollack Award, for his cutting-edge research recognized as being at the forefront of its field!
IEEE the Pulse publishes Learning How We Learn.
NEW!! MATLAB scripts to compute average, modal, and boundary controllability (and dependency) now available.
Congratulations to Dr. Shi Gu, who successfully defended his thesis on "Control Theoretic Analysis of Human Brain Networks"!
Congratulations to Rick Betzel, who received the "Outstanding Dissertation Award" from the Cognitive Science program at Indiana University!
Congratulations to Lia Papadopoulos who has been awarded the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship, which will provide financial support for the next 3 years of her PhD work in "A Network Science of Physical Materials".
Congratulations to Ann Sizemore whose paper "Classification of weighted networks through mesoscale homological features" was just accepted for publication in the Journal of Complex Networks!
Congratulations to Ann Sizemore whose poster won 2nd prize at the American Physical Society March Meeting, 2016!
Congratulations to Megan Sperry, whose paper "Rentian scaling for the measurement of optimal embedding of complex networks into physical space" has just been accepted to Journal of Complex Networks!
Congratulations to Sijia Zhang, whose paper "Stretch-induced network reconfiguration of collagen fibers in the human facet capsular ligament" has just been accepted to Journal of the Royal Society Interface!
Bassett has been awarded and NSF CAREER Award from the Physics of Living Systems program.
Our very own Ann Sizemore successfully graduated with her Masters degree in Bioengineering, and is headed to the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard. Congratulations Ann!
Ankit's paper on Dynamic Network Drivers of Seizure Generation, Propagation and Termination in Human Neocortical Epilepsy was recently published in PLoS Computational Biology, and highlighted in Penn News.
Marcelo's paper on A Functional Cartography of Cognitive Systems was recently published in PLoS Computational Biology!
Congratulations to John Medaglia, who wins the prestigious NIH Director's Early Independence Award!
Featured in the NY magazine Nautilus, with amazing work by cartoonist Lauren R. Weinstein.
Congratulations to Rick Betzel who (more than) successfully defended his thesis!
Congratulations to Jean Vettel and Greg Lieberman from the Army Research Laboratory who have been appointed as Visiting Scholars.
Shi's recent paper on Emergence of System Roles in Normative Neurodevelopment was accepted for publication in PNAS!
We have recently added greater functionality to our Network Community Toolbox, which provides a set of MATLAB functions to assess the static, dynamic and spatial structure of communities and to assess their significance!
Bassett on Reddit!
Marcelo's paper on Functional Cartography of Cognitive Systems was provisionally accepted to PLoS Computational Biology!
Shi's recent paper on Controllability of Structural Human Brain Networks was accepted to publication in Nature Communications!
Urs' recent paper on the Dynamic Reconfiguration of Frontal Brain Networks During Executive Cognition in Humans was accepted for publication in PNAS! The work has also been covered by Psychology Today and Penn News.
Shi Gu, Sarah Muldoon, and Qawi Teleford present their work at OHBM in Hawaii!
Postdoc John Medaglia named finalist for DP5 Early Independence Award from the NIH!
Lab alumnus Caroline Casey, who worked with us over the summer between her junior and senior year in high school, will start her undergraduate degree at University of Pennsylvania this fall in the School of Arts and Sciences. Congratulations Caroline!
Bassett receives 2015 ONR Young Investigator Award.
Our recent paper on force networks in granular materials was featured as a cover at Soft Matter.
Bassett receives 2015 IEEE EMBS Academic Early Career Achievement Award.
Our paper "Robust detection of dynamic community structure in networks" made "Most Cited Articles from 2014" in Chaos, an interdisciplinary journal of nonlinear science, and also made the "25 Articles for 25 Years" collection.
We launched the Network Community Toolbox, which provides a set of MATLAB functions to assess the static, dynamic and spatial structure of communities and to assess their significance!
Our work on learning-induced autonomy of sensorimotor systems published in Nature Neuroscience and featured in the LA Times, Penn News, and Philadelphia Inquirer.
Sarah Muldoon accepts a faculty position in the mathematics department at SUNY Buffalo!
Chad Giusti and Sarah Muldoon present their work at the American Physical Society March Meeting, 2015, in San Antonio, TX.
Sarah Muldoon presents her work uncovering structural drivers of dynamic functional brain networks at Dynamics Days, 2015, in Houston, TX.
John Medaglia presents work on brain reserve at SfN Translational Neuroscience Conference in Arlington, VA, the International Neuropsychological Society conference in Denver, CO, and the American Academy of Neurology in Washington, DC.
Ankit Khambhati, Marcelo Mattar, Sarah Muldoon, Qawi Telesford, and Laura Wiles present at Society for Neuroscience 2014 in Washington DC.
Laura Wiles presents our work on autapses at BMES 2014 in San Antonio, Texas.
Bassett named 2014 MacArthur Fellow.
Bassett's Penn Network Visualization Internship culminates in Art Gallery Event.
Bassett launches Penn Network Visualization Program.
Bassett named Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow.
Hermundstad et al. PNAS 2013: UCSB Neuroscientists Study Connectivity in the Human Brain: White matter functions like cable networks to connect different brain areas
Bassett et al. PRE 2012: Force chain networks featured in PRE's Kaleidoscope
Doron et al. PNAS 2012: UCSB Scientists Report ‘New Beginning' in Split-Brain Research, Using New Analytical Tools
Wymbs et al. Neuron 2012: Study by UC Santa Barbara Psychologists Reveals How Brain Performs ‘Motor Chunking' Tasks
Conaco et al. PNAS 2012: Clues to Nervous System Evolution Found in Nerve-less Sponge
Bassett et al. PNAS 2011:
Bassett et al. PLoS Comp Biol 2010: Brains, Worms, and Computer Chips Have Striking Similarities