Women are underrepresented in computational biology: An analysis of the scholarly literature in biology, computer science and computational biology

Abstract

While women are generally underrepresented in STEM fields, there are noticeable differences between fields. For instance, the gender ratio in biology is more balanced than in computer science. We were interested in how this difference is reflected in the interdisciplinary field of computational/quantitative biology. To this end, we examined the proportion… (More)
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1005134

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