Innovators in Neuroscience: From Molecules to Mind

Innovators in Neuroscience: From Molecules to Mind

Organizers: Paul Kenny, Kara Simone Bagot, Bianca Jones Marline & Stavros Lomvardas
Invited speaker gender ratio: 5 Women: 4 Men (56%)
Estimated base rate of women in the field: 43%*
BWN rating: 3

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

BIU Vision Science Seminar Series (2020-2021)

BIU Vision Science Seminar Series (2020-2021)

Organizers: Yossi Mandel & Sharon Gilaie-Dotan
Invited speaker gender ratio: 14 Women: 25 Men (36%)
Estimated base rate of women in the field: 33%*
BWN rating: 3

*Method of estimation: We searched NIH RePORTER with keywords vision science, and then counted the ratio of women among the unique researchers in 8 pages of results using our python script.

Neuroscience School of Advanced Studies Advanced Course: Microbiota and the Brain (NSAS 2020)

Neuroscience School of Advanced Studies Advanced Course: Microbiota and the Brain (NSAS 2020)

Director: John Cryan
Faculty gender ratio: 4 Women: 4 Men (50%)
Estimated base rate of women in the field: 35%*
BWN rating: 3

*Method of estimation: We searched NIH RePORTER with keywords microbiota AND brain, and then counted the ratio of women among the unique researchers in 25 pages of results using our python script.

CNS*2020 Workshop: Dissecting the role of interneurons in mnemonic functions using computational modelling approaches

CNS*2020 Workshop: Dissecting the role of interneurons in mnemonic functions using computational modelling approaches

Organizers: Alexandra Tzilivaki & Spiros Chavlis
Invited speaker gender ratio: 1 Woman: 4 Men (20%)
Estimated base rate of females in the field: 17-20%*
BWN rating: 3

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

Spiking neural networks as universal function approximators: Learning algorithms and applications

Spiking neural networks as universal function approximators: Learning algorithms and applications

Organizers: Dan Goodman & Friedemann Zenke
Invited speaker gender ratio: 2 Women: 6 Men (25%)
Estimated base rate of women in the field: 15%*
BWN rating: 3

*Method of estimation: Previously established base rate of women in neurally inspired machine learning.