Zlotowski Center for Neuroscience Seminar Series (2020-2021)

Zlotowski Center for Neuroscience Seminar Series (2020-2021)

Organizers: Jennifer Resnik & Niv Reggev
Invited speaker gender ratio: 11 Women: 13 Men (46%)
Estimated base rate of women in the field: 43%*
BWN rating: 3

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

EPFL Neuro Symposium: Surprise, Curiosity, and Reward from Neuroscience to AI

EPFL Neuro Symposium: Surprise, Curiosity, and Reward from Neuroscience to AI

Organizers: Michael Herzog & Wulfram Gerstner
Invited speaker gender ratio: 2 Women: 8 Men (20%)
Estimated base rate of women in the field: 17-20%*
BWN rating: 3

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

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.

ESI Systems Neuroscience Conference 2020

ESI Systems Neuroscience Conference 2020

Organizers: Wolf Singer (Group Leader) & Pascal Fries (Departmental Director)
Invited speaker gender ratio: 3 Women: 4 Men (43%)
Estimated* base rate of women in the field: 29%*
BWN rating: 3

*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.