Cecilia Diniz Behn
Colorado School of Mines
Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics
1500 Illinois Street
Golden, Colorado
80401
303.273.3872

cdinizbe@mines.edu
 

For a complete, up-to-date list of my publications, please see my Google Scholar page.

Peer-reviewed journal articles

  • Booth, V; Xique, X; Diniz Behn, C. (2017) One-dimensional map for the circadian modulation of sleep in a sleep-wake regulatory network model for human sleep, SIAM J. Appl. Dyn. Syst., 16:1089-1112.
  • Lopp,S; Navidi W; Achermann, P; LeBourgeois, M; and Diniz Behn, C. (2017) Developmental changes in ultradian sleep cycles across early childhood: preliminary insights, J. Biol. Rhythms, 32:64-74.
  • Branch A; Navidi W; Tabuchi S; Terao A; Yamanaka A; Scammell T; and Diniz Behn C. (2016) Progressive loss of the orexin neurons reveals dual effects on wakefulness, SLEEP 39:369-377.
  • Waldrop L; Diniz Behn C; Braley E; Drew J; Full R; Gross L; Jungck J; Kohler B; Prairie J; Shtylla B; Adolph S; and Miller L. (2015) Using active learning to teach concepts and methods in quantitative biology, Integr. Comp. Biol., 55(5):933-48.
  • Grabek K; Diniz Behn C; Barsh G; Hasselberth J; and Martin S. (2015) Enhanced stability and polyadenylation of select mRNAs support rapid thermogenesis in the brown fat of a hibernator, eLife, 4:e04517.
  • Booth V; Diniz Behn C. (2014) Physiological modeling of sleep-wake regulatory networks, Math. Biosci., 250:54:68. PMID: 24530893.
  • Gleit R; Diniz Behn C; Booth V. (2013) Modeling inter-individual differences in spontaneous internal desynchrony patterns, J. Biol. Rhythms, 28:339-355. PMID: 24132060.
  • Diniz Behn C; Ananthasubramaniam A; Booth V. (2013) Contrasting existence and robustness of REM/Non-REM cycling in physiologically based models of REM sleep regulatory networks, SIAM J. Appl. Dyn. Syst. 12:279-314.
  • Diniz Behn C and Booth V. (2012) A fast-slow analysis of the dynamics of REM sleep, SIAM J. Appl. Dyn. Syst., 11:212-242.
  • Diniz Behn C; Booth V. (2011) Modeling the temporal architecture of rat sleep-wake behavior, Conf. Proc. IEEE Eng. Med. Biol. Soc. 2011:4713-4716.
  • Fleshner M; Booth V; Forger D; Diniz Behn C. (2011) Multiple signals from the suprachiasmatic nucleus required for circadian regulation of sleep-wake behavior in the nocturnal rat, Phil. Trans. Roy Soc. A. 369:3855-3883.
  • Williams K; Diniz Behn C. (2011) Dynamic interactions between orexin and dynorphin may delay onset of functional orexin effects: a modeling study, J. Biol. Rhythms 26:171-181.
  • Diniz Behn C and Booth V. (2010) Simulating microinjection experiments in a novel model of the rat sleep-wake regulatory network, J. Neurophysiol. 103:1937-1953.
  • Diniz Behn C; Klerman E; Mochizuki T; Lin S-C; Scammell T. (2010) Abnormal sleep/wake dynamics in orexin knockout mice, SLEEP 33:297-306.
  • Diniz Behn C; Kopell N ; Brown E; Mochizuki T; Scammell T (2008) Delayed orexin signaling consolidates wake and sleep: physiology and modeling, J. Neurophysiol. 99:3090-3106.
  • Best J; Diniz Behn C; Poe G; Booth V (2007) Modeling the structure and function of sleep, J. Biol. Rhythms 22(3):220-232.
  • Diniz Behn C; Brown E; Scammell T; Kopell N (2007) A mathematical model of network dynamics governing mouse sleep-wake behavior. J. Neurophysiol. 97(6):3828-40.

Book chapters

  • Diniz Behn C (2011) Mathematical models of narcolepsy. In: Baumann, C; Scammell T; Bassetti C, eds. Narcolepsy: Pathophysiology, Diagnosis, and Treatment. New York: Springer.
  • Diniz Behn C; Booth V. (2011) A population network model of neuronal and neurotransmitter interactions regulating mammalian sleep-wake behavior. In: Hutt A, ed. Sleep and anesthesia: neural correlates in theory and experiment. New York: Springer.

Published abstracts

  • Stack N; Carskadon M; Barker D; Diniz Behn C. (2017) Optimizing ultradian forced desynchrony protocols to assess intrinsic circadian period. SLEEP 40, A265.
  • Diniz Behn C.; Murray M; Booth V. (2016) Multiscale mathematical modeling of vigilance state effects on the circadian clock. Soc Neurosci Abstr online, Program No. 815.11.
  • Stack N; Booth V; Diniz Behn C. (2016) Mathematical modeling of sleep architecture in adolescence. SLEEP 39, A11.
  • Murray M; Booth V; Diniz Behn C. (2016) Multiscale mathematical modeling of vigilance state effects on the circadian clock. SLEEP 39, A61.
  • Simens J; Cree Green M; Bergman B; Nadeau K; and Diniz Behn C. (2016) Modeling glycerol dynamics following an oral glucose challenge, Endocrine Practice, 22(1) 36A.
  • Branch A; Navidi W; Tabuchi S; Yamanaka A; Scammell T; Diniz Behn C. (2014) Analyzing sleep/wake architecture in mice with progressive orexin/hypocretin cell loss. Soc Neurosci Abstr online, Program No. 549.08.
  • Booth V; Gleit R; Diniz Behn C. (2013) Modeling spontaneous internal desynchrony of sleep-wake behavior and the circadian rhythm in humans. Soc Neurosci Abstr online, Program No. 281.18.
  • Diniz Behn C and Booth V. (2013) Implications of a mutually inhibitory network structure for ultradian cycling in human sleep. SLEEP 36, A98.
  • Diniz Behn C; Pal D; Booth V. (2012) Modeling the fine temporal structure of rapid eye movement sleep in rats. SLEEP 35, A67.
  • Diniz Behn C; Pal D; Booth V. (2011) Modeling the fine temporal architecture of rat sleep-wake behavior. Soc Neurosci Abstr online, Program No. 721.05.
  • Diniz Behn C (2011) Insights from mathematical modeling of sleep/wake behavior. Sleep and Biol Rhyth 9, 221.
  • Diniz Behn C; Pal D; Vanini G; Lydic R; Mashour G; Booth V. (2010) Modeling sleep-wake temporal architecture in multiple species to investigate underlying physiology of behavioral state regulation. Soc Neurosci Abstr online, Program No. 300.18.
  • Diniz Behn C; Booth V. (2009) Modeling the interaction between circadian and sleep-wake regulatory systems. Soc Neurosci Abstr online, Program No. 376.29.
  • Williams K; Diniz Behn C (2009) A Hodgkin-Huxley-type model orexin neuron. SLEEP 32, A25.
  • Diniz Behn C; Booth V. (2008) Simulating microinjection of GABA agonists and antagonists in a novel model of the sleep-wake regulatory network. Soc Neurosci Abstr online, Program No. 586.22.
  • Diniz Behn C; Mochizuki T; Lin S-C; Clark E; Klerman E; Nicolelis M; Scammell T. (2007) State space analysis of sleep-wake behavior in wild type and orexin knockout mice. Soc Neurosci Abstr online, Program No. 632.17.
  • Diniz Behn C; Brown E; Scammell T; Kopell N. (2006) Modeling dynamics of sleep-wake behavior in wild type and orexin knockout mice. Soc Neurosci Abstr online, Program No. 458.2.
  • Diniz Behn C; Brown E; Scammell T; Kopell N. (2006) A possible mechanism for fragmented sleep-wake behavior in orexin knockout mice. SLEEP 29, 664.
  • Diniz Behn C; Brown E; Scammell T; Kopell N. (2005) A mathematical model of network dynamics governing sleep-wake patterns in mice. Soc Neurosci Abstr online, Program No. 512.36.

Theses and dissertations

  • Diniz Behn C. A mathematical model of network dynamics governing sleep-wake patterns in mice, PhD Dissertation. Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, 2006.
  • Diniz Behn C. Effects of ideal configurations on the steady motions of knotted loops in viscous fluid, Master's thesis. University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, 2002.
  • Diniz C. Quantum spin invariants of lens spaces, Undergraduate honors thesis. Bryn Mawr College, Bryn Mawr, PA, 1999.