Molecular Mechanisms of Neuronal Connectivity

Conference link

Organisers:
Catherine Collins, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Rüdiger Klein, Max-Planck Institute of Neurobiology, Germany
Kang Shen, Stanford University
Yimin Zou, University of California San Diego

Invited speakers (and session chairs) gender ratio: 7 Women: 9 Men (44%)
Estimated base rate of women in the field: 33%*
BWN rating: 3 (i.e. 1 standard deviation above base rate)

*Method of estimation: previously established base rate of women in the field of molecular neuroscience

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LabLinks: Decision-making: From molecular to cognitive neuroscience

Conference link

Organisers:
Athena Akrami, Sainsbury Wellcome Centre
Christina Konen, Editor, Neuron
Nikolay Tsanov, Editor, Cell Reports
Rita Gemayel, Editor, Cell Reports

Invited speakers gender ratio: 2 Women: 7 Men (22%)
Estimated base rate of women in the field: 35%*
BWN rating: 2 (i.e. 1 standard deviation below base rate)

*Method of estimation: previously established base rate of women in the fields of molecular and cognitive neuroscience.

Neuromatch 4.0 Conference in Computational Neuroscience

Link to the Conference Agenda

Organisers:
Dan Goodman, Konrad Kording, Brad Wyble, Titipat Achakulvisut, Chris Rozell, Yiota Poirazi, Megan Peters, Bing Brunton, Anne Urai, Jennifer Bizley, Alberto Antonietti, Jeremy Forest

Invited speakers gender ratio: 2 Women: 3 Men (40%)
Estimated base rate of women in the field: 26%*
BWN rating: 3 (i.e. within or at 1 standard deviation above base rate)

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

Harvard University’s Women in Psychology: Trends in Psychology Summit 2021

Link to conference program

Organisers:
Caitlyn Finton, Allie Pagano, Jessica Jones, Alex Sanchez, Haoxue Fan, Sarah Kalinowski, Emma Laurent, Ellent Finch, Taylor McGuire, Camille Phaneuf, Allie Morehouse, Shaan McGhie, Shari Lu

Invited speakers gender ratio: 17 Women: 0 Men (100%)
Estimated base rate of women in the field: 59%*
BWN rating: 5 (i.e. more than 2 standard deviations above base rate)

*Method of estimation: estimated base rate of women in psychology as reported by the National Science Foundation in 2015.

McGill Neuro (Montreal Neurological Institute-Hospital) – Open Science in Action Syposium 2021: Adopting open models of collaboration in neuroscience

[link to program]

Organisers:
Tanenbaum Open Science Institute

Invited speakers gender ratio: 11 Women: 12 Men (48%)
Estimated base rate of women in the field: 32%*
BWN rating: 4 (i.e. at or within 2 standard deviations above base rate)

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

Society for Neuroscience 2021 Symposium: Craniofacial Neuroscience – Mechanisms and Translational Therapies

Craniofacial Neuroscience Virtual Symposium [program link]

Organisers:
Limor Avivi-Arber
Teresa Lever
Kazutaka Takahashi

Invited speakers gender ratio: 3 Women: 5 Men (38%)
Estimated base rate of women in the field: 29%*
BWN rating: 3 (i.e. within or at 1 standard deviation above base rate)

*Method of estimation: calculated by counting the total number of women among the unique PI names in a NIH RePORTER grant search using the keyword “craniofacial neuroscience”.

Santa Barbara Neuroscience Institute at Cottage Health: Saving the Brain Symposium

Saving the Brain: A Virtual Neuroscience Symposium [link]

Organisers:
Leslie Church (Conference Manager)
Gary Milgram (Conference Director)

Invited speakers gender ratio: 0 Women: 4 Men (0%)
Estimated base rate of women in the field: 32%*
BWN rating: 1 (i.e. at or within 2 standard deviations below base rate)

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