## Publications:

**M.A. Lopes**, M.P. Richardson, E. Abela, C. Rummel, K. Schindler, M. Goodfellow, J.R. Terry, An optimal strategy for epilepsy surgery: Disruption of the rich-club?, PLoS Comput. Biol. 13(8), e1005637 (2017).-
**M.A. Lopes**, E.M. Lopes, S. Yoon, J.F.F. Mendes, and A.V. Goltsev, Synchronization in the random-field Kuramoto model on complex networks, Phys. Rev. E 94, 012308 (2016). **M.A. Lopes**, K.-E. Lee, A.V. Goltsev, and J.F.F. Mendes, Noise-enhanced nonlinear response and the role of modular structure for signal detection in neuronal networks, Phys. Rev. E 90, 052709 (2014).- K.-E. Lee,
**M.A. Lopes**, J.F.F. Mendes, and A. V. Goltsev, Critical phenomena and noise-induced phase transitions in neuronal networks, Phys. Rev. E 89, 012701 (2014). **M.A. Lopes**, A.V. Goltsev, K.-E. Lee, and J.F.F. Mendes, Stochastic resonance as an emergent property of neural networks, AIP Conf. Proc. 1510, pp. 202-206 (2012).- A.V. Goltsev,
**M.A. Lopes**, K.-E. Lee, and J.F.F. Mendes, Critical and resonance phenomena in neural networks, AIP Conf. Proc. 1510, pp. 28-35 (2012). - K.-E. Lee, A.V. Goltsev,
**M.A. Lopes**, and J.F.F. Mendes, Neural networks with dynamical synapses: From mixed-mode oscillations and spindles to chaos, AIP Conf. Proc. 1510, pp. 195-201 (2012). **M.A. Lopes**, A.V. Goltsev and J.F.F. Mendes, Collective Stochastic Resonance: A Mechanism to Enhance Stimuli in Neural Networks, Int. J. Comp. Syst. Sci. vol.1 (2), pp. 158-163 (2011).

## Communications:

- April 2015: "Forecasting epileptic seizures in neuronal networks", at Criticality in Biology: A Critical Assessment
- May 2014: "Freak Waves in Neuronal Networks", at International Workshop-School Complexity, Chaos and Dynamics in Biological Networks
- January 2013: "Emergence of Brain Waves as a Dynamical Phase Transition", at MAP-Fis – PhD Research Conference
- September 2012: "Stochastic Resonance as an Emergent Property of Neural Networks", at 12th Granada Seminar - Physics, Computation, and the Mind
- September 2012: "Emergence of Brain Waves as a Dynamical Phase Transition", at Física2012
- February 2012: "Emergence of Neural Synchrony and Stochastic Resonance in Neural Networks", at Bridging statistical physics & optimization, interference & learning

## Posters:

- February 2017: "A neuronal network model of interictal and recurrent ictal activity", at Computational Neurology 2017
- December 2016: "Synchronization in the random-field Kuramoto model on complex networks", at BrainModes 2016
- September 2016: "The role of network topology in epileptiform dynamics and its significance for epilepsy surgery", at Meeting of Minds
- September 2016: "The role of network topology in epileptiform dynamics and its significance for epilepsy surgery", at Bernstein Conference 2016
- September 2016: "The role of network topology in epileptiform dynamics and its significance for epilepsy surgery", at BioDynamics Workshop 2016
- November 2015: "Quantitative Analysis of Epileptic Brain Networks", at Brain States: Characterization and Neuromodulation by DBS
- August 2015: "Forecasting epileptic seizures in neuronal networks", at IWSP7: Epilepsy Mechanisms, Models, Prediction and Control
- September 2014: "Forecasting epileptic seizures in neuronal networks", at Física2014
- March 2014: "Dynamic nature of paroxysmal-like spikes and sharp waves in a cortical model of neuronal networks", at Soft.Matter@PT Workshop
- September 2013: "Dynamic nature of paroxysmal-like spikes and sharp waves in a cortical model of neuronal networks", at Champalimaud Neuroscience Symposium
- June 2013: "How do neurons communicate and cooperate in the brain?", at Research Day @UA
- June 2013: "Stochastic resonance as a collective phenomenon in neural networks", at NetSci – International School and Conference on Network Science
- October 2012: "Improving of signal detection in neural systems with modular organization and stochastic resonance", at Champalimaud Neuroscience Symposium
- March 2012: "Collective Stochastic Resonance in Neural Networks", at I3N Meeting
- January 2012: "Collective Stochastic Resonance in Neural Networks", at MAP-Fis – PhD Research Conference
- October 2011: "Collective Stochastic Resonance in Neural Networks", at Net-Works 2011