31st Annual Barrels Meeting: Barrels XXXI

31st Annual Barrels Meeting: Barrels XXXI

Organizers: Randy Bruno, Robert Sachdev, Andrew Hires, Hongdian Yang, Jochen Staiger, Edward Zagha, Mitra Hartmann, David Kleinfeld, Daniel O’Connor, Mary Ann Wilson, Solange Brown
Invited speaker gender ratio: 5 Women : 8 Men (38%)
Estimated* base rate of women in the field: 27%


*Method of estimation: Based on previous BWN estimates.

International Conference on Mathematical Neuroscience 2019

International Conference on Mathematical Neuroscience 2019

Sponsors: Carlsberg Foundation and Department of Mathematical Sciences, University of Copenhagen
Keynote speaker gender ratio: 1 Woman : 2 Men (33%)
Estimated* base rate of women in the field: 17-20%

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

Molecular Mechanisms of Neuronal Connectivity

Molecular Mechanisms of Neuronal Connectivity

Organizers: Linda Richards, Peter Scheiffele, Kang Shen, Yimin Zou
Sponsors: see here
Keynote speaker gender ration: 1 Woman : 2 Men (33%)
Invited speaker gender ratio:  7 Women :  11 Men (39%)
Estimated* base rate of women in the field: 32%

*Method of estimation: We searched NIH RePORTER with keyphrase “connectivity” AND “neuronal”and then counted the ratio of women among the unique researchers in all 43 pages of results using our python script.