Neurodegenerative Diseases: Biology & Therapeutics

conference link
November 30 – December 3 2022

Organisers: Aaron Gitler, Richard Ransohoff, Scott Small, Li-Huei Tsai

Total invited speakers gender ratio: 6 Women: 16 Men (27%)
Estimated base rate of women in the field: 43%*
BWN rating: 1, within 2 standard deviations below base rate

*Method of estimation: previously established base rate of women in the neuroscience field

Brains, Minds and Machines Summer Course 2022

Link to course page

Organisers:
Boris Katz, MIT
Gabriel Kreiman, Harvard Medical School
Tomaso Poggio, MIT

Invited lecturers gender ratio:2 Women: 14 Men (12.5%)
Estimated base rate of women in the field: 32%*
BWN rating: 1 (i.e. 2 standard deviation below base rate)

*Method of estimation: previously established base rate of women in the field of neuroscience.

Santa Barbara Neuroscience Institute at Cottage Health: Saving the Brain Symposium

Saving the Brain: A Virtual Neuroscience Symposium [link]

Organisers:
Leslie Church (Conference Manager)
Gary Milgram (Conference Director)

Invited speakers gender ratio: 0 Women: 4 Men (0%)
Estimated base rate of women in the field: 32%*
BWN rating: 1 (i.e. at or within 2 standard deviations below base rate)

*Method of estimation: previously established base rate of women in neuroscience

Fondazione Prada’s Human Brains: Conversations 2021-2022

Human Brains: Conversations (virtual seminars; 30 September 2021 to 14 April 2022)

Organisers:
Jubin Abutalebi, Massimo Cacciari, Ciancarlo Comi, Viviana Kasam, Udo Kittelmann, Andrea Moro, Daniela Perani, Letizia Leocani

Invited speakers gender ratio: 4 Women: 10 Men (29%)
Estimated base rate of women in the field: 43%*
BWN rating: 1 (i.e. 2 standard deviations below base rate)

*Method of estimation: established base rate of women in field of general neuroscience.

NeuroMonster: Mathematics of Neuro-Science, Technology and Engineering

NeuroMonster: The Second International Symposium on the Mathematics of Neuro-Science, Technology and Engineering

Organisers: Dan Nicolau & Ruairidh Battleday (Symposium Chairs)

Invited speaker gender ratio: 0 Women: 4 Men (0%)
Estimated base rate of women in the field: 25%*
BWN rating: 1

*Method of estimation: previously established base rate of women in the field of computational neuroscience.

CCS2020 Workshop: Exact mean field formulation of complex (neural) networks

CCS2020 Workshop: Exact mean field formulation of complex (neural) networks

Organizers: Simona Olmi & Alessandro Torcini
Invited speaker gender ratio: 1 Woman: 9 Men (10%)
Estimated base rate of women in the field: 29%*
BWN rating: 1

*Method of estimation: We searched NIH RePORTER with keywords “systems neuroscience”, and then counted the ratio of women among the unique researchers in 5 pages of results using our python script.