International Conference on Mathematical Neuroscience 2018

International Conference on Mathematical Neuroscience 2018

Organizers: Susanne Ditlevsen, Bard Ermentrout and Etienne Tanré
Keynote speaker gender ratio: 1 Woman : 2 Men (33%)
Estimated* base rate of females in the field: 17-20%

*Method of estimation: Previously established base rate of women in computational neuroscience.

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Advanced Course Summer 2018: Circuit Dynamics and Cognition

Advanced Course Summer 2018: Circuit Dynamics and Cognition

Organizer: Gyorgy Buzsaki
Faculty gender ratio: 1 woman : 5 men (17%)
Estimated* base rate of females in the field: 17%

*Method of estimation: We searched NIH RePORTER with keyword circuit AND dynamics AND cognition and then counted the ratio of women among the unique researchers in all 64 results found using our python script.

16th Annual Molecular and Cellular Cognition Society Symposium

16th Annual Molecular and Cellular Cognition Society Symposium

Invited speaker gender ratio:  3 Women : 5 Men (38%)
Estimated* base rate of females in the field: 33%

*Method of estimation: We searched NIH RePORTER with keyword  (molecular OR cellular) AND cognition and counted the ratio of women among the unique researchers in pages 1, 19, 37, 54 and 71 of 71 results pages. Search originally done in December 2016.

Seventh Cold Spring Harbor Conference on Neuronal Circuits

Seventh Cold Spring Harbor Conference on Neuronal Circuits

Organizers: Florian Engert, Fritjof Helmchen, Kristin Scott
Speaker gender ratio: 3 women : 10 men (23%)
Estimated* base rate of females in the field: 17-18%

*Method of estimation: Previously established base rate of women in computational neuroscience, specifically the numbers based on attendance at COSYNE (Computational and Systems Neuroscience) 2016.