COSYNE 2018 Workshop: Closed-loop control of neural systems and circuits for scientific discovery

COSYNE 2018 Workshop: Closed-loop control of neural systems and circuits for scientific discovery

Organizers: Christopher Rozell, Garrett Stanley
Speaker gender ratio: 3 Women : 7 Men (30%)
Estimated* base rate of women in the field: 20%

*Method of estimation: We searched NIH RePORTER with keyword closed AND loop AND neural and then counted the ratio of women among the unique researchers in all 4 pages of results found using our python script.

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2018 MBL Methods in Computational Neuroscience Course

2018 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 : 24 men (23%)
Estimated* base rate of women in the field: 17-20%

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

Probabilities and Optimal Inference to Understand the Brain

Probabilities and Optimal Inference to Understand the Brain

Organizers: Paul Apicella, Frederic Danion, Nicole Malfait, Anna Montagnini and Laurent Perrinet
Speaker gender ratio: 3 Women : 8 Men (27%)
Estimated* base rate of females in the field: 19%

*Method of estimation: We searched NIH RePORTER with keyword (bayesian OR bayes) AND (neuro OR brain) and then counted the ratio of women among the unique researchers in all 6 pages of results found using our python script.

Signal and Noise along the auditory pathway (SNAP)

Signal and Noise along the auditory pathway (SNAP)

Sponsors: see here
Keynote speaker gender ratio: 4 Women : 5 Men (44%)
Discussant gender ratio: 1 Woman : 1 Man (50%)
Estimated* base rate of females in the field: 33%

*Method of estimation: We searched NIH RePORTER with keyword (signal OR noise) AND auditory and then counted the ratio of women among the unique researchers in all 27 pages of results found using our python script.