2019 MBL Methods in Computational Neuroscience Course

2019 MBL Methods in Computational Neuroscience Course

Organizers: Stephen Baccus and Xiao-Jing Wang
Sponsors: National Institute of Mental Health, National Institute for Neurological Disorders and Stroke, the National Institute for Drug Abuse, NIH, Simons Collaboration on the Global Brain, and the Organization for Computational Neurosciences
Invited speaker gender ratio: 7 Women : 25 Men (22%)
Estimated* base rate of women in the field: 17-20%

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

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2nd Conference on The Neurobiology of Mental Health

2nd Conference on The Neurobiology of Mental Health

Speaker gender ratio: 12 Women : 14 Men (46%)
Estimated* base rate of women in the field: 40%

*Method of estimation: We searched NIH RePORTER with keyword biological AND psychiatry and then counted the ratio of women among the unique researchers in all 11 pages of results using our python script. Search originally performed in May 2018.

2019 Lake Ontario Visionary Establishment (L.O.V.E.) Conference

2019 Lake Ontario Visionary Establishment (L.O.V.E.) Conference

Organizers: Michael Barnett-Cowen, Jennifer Campos, Jonathan Cant, Christopher Fiacconi
Sponsors: Canadian Society for Brain, Behaviour and Cognitive Science, Oculus VR, SR Research
Speaker gender ratio: 2 Women : 3 Men (40%)
Estimated* base rate of women in the field: 32%

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

European Neuroscience Conference by Doctoral Students (ENCODS 2019)

European Neuroscience Conference by Doctoral Students (ENCODS 2019)

Organizers: Allessio Bellato, Adnan Levent, Margaux Silvestre, Tai-Ying Lee, Domhnall MacDonald
Sponsors: Birkbeck, Guarantors of Brain, FENS, The Francis Crick Institute, Centre for Educational Neuroscience
Guest speaker gender ratio: 2 Women : 2 Men (50%)
Estimated* base rate of women in the field: 32%

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

Columbia Workshop on Brain Circuits, Memory and Computation 2019

Columbia Workshop on Brain Circuits, Memory and Computation 2019 (BCMC 2019)

Organizer: Aurel A. Lazar
Sponsors: Department of Electrical Engineering, Columbia University; Center for Computing Systems for Data-Driven Science, Data Science Institute, Columbia University; School of Engineering and Applied Science, Columbia University
Invited speaker gender ratio: 3 Women : 12 Men (20%)
Estimated* base rate of women in the field: 17-20%

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