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Gender inequality infiltrates the in silico modeling world

Gender inequality has been the unspoken truth, rampant for centuries. Although a deep-rooted cultural mindset, the inequality has reverse-translated from society into the way we study and practice science, and more currently, into the computational modeling world.

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A.S.C. is supported by Accelerator program for Discovery in Brain disorders using Stem cells (ADBS) (jointly funded by the Department of Biotechnology, Government of India, and the Pratiksha trust; grant BT/PR17316/MED/31/326/2015). S.S. was supported by DST-INSPIRE Faculty award, Department of Science and Technology, India (DST/INSPIRE/04/2015/000036).

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A.S.C and S.S. contributed to the computational part, and M.S. was responsible for the social aspects of the study. All authors wrote the manuscript. S.S. designed and conceptualized the study.

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Chellappa, A.S., Sahoo, M. & Sahoo, S. Gender inequality infiltrates the in silico modeling world. Nat Comput Sci 2, 346–347 (2022). https://doi.org/10.1038/s43588-022-00268-3

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