University of Vermont

College of Medicine

Department of Neurological Sciences


Seminars, Grand Rounds, and Events

Students show their research posters at the 2013 Neuroscience, Behavior, and Health Research Forum



Neuroscience Seminar Series

The Neuroscience Seminar Series is sponsored by the Department of Neurological Sciences, the Neuroscience Center of Biomedical Research Excellence, the Neuroscience, Behavior, and Health Initiative,   the Vermont Chapter of the Society for Neuroscience, and the Neuroscience Graduate Program. All seminars are in HSRF 400 unless otherwise noted.

Seminar Schedule
Date Time Title Speaker/Affiliation





Neuroscience Graduate Program Student Journal Club

ANNB 381/382 is a graduate student-run journal club with research presentations and critical review of the literature in the neurosciences. Participation is open to all graduate students, but required of Neuroscience Graduate Program and Anatomy and Neurobiology Graduate students each semester.

For more details and a schedule of upcoming presentations, please refer to the NGP Student Journal Club website.

Neuroscience Grand Rounds

Neuroscience Grand Rounds are held September through June on Fridays from 12:00 to 1:00 PM in the Davis Auditorium. For details, please contact our academic office at (802) 656-4588.

Upcoming Lectures
Date Title Speaker/Affiliation
June 5, 2015

“Mind and Movement: How What We Think and Feel Make Us Move”




Deborah Black, MD
Assistant Clinical Professor
Department of Neurology, University of Vermont
Behavioral Neurology and Movement Disorders - Central Vermont Neurology

June 12, 2015




“Palliative Care in Stroke: A Patient-Centered Approach for a Common Neurological Disease”



Erica Sweet, MD
Neurology Resident
Department of Neurological Sciences
University of Vermont College of Medicine

June 19, 2015

“The Gut- (CD39)-Brain Axis: Role of the Microbiota Inflammatory Demyelination”

Javier Ochoa-Repáraz, PhD
Assistant Professor
Microbiology & Immunology
Geisel School of Medicine
Dartmouth College


June 26, 2015

“Lifestyle as Neurotherapeutics”

Robert W. Hamill, MD., FAAN, FANA
Professor Emeritus
Department of Neurological Sciences
University of Vermont College of Medicine


For a list of past lectures, please click here.

Annual Conferences

Society for Neuroscience

November 15 - 19, 2014

Washington, DC

American Academy of Neurology

April 26 - May 3, 2014

Philadelphia, PA

Cognitive Neuroscience Society

April 5 - 8, 2014

San Francisco, CA

International Society for Posture & Gait Research

June 29 - July 3, 2014

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Neuroscience-Related Events at UVM

Neuroscience, Behavior, and Health Research Forum

Neuroscience Graduate Program Calendar of Events

Continuing Medical Education Grand Rounds (CME GR): A searchable database including Neuroscience, Psychiatry, Surgery, and other clinical specialties at the College of Medicine

College of Medicine Events: This is a partial listing of College of Medicine events. Many departments list events on their individual web sites; click here for a list of departments.

Seminar Archives

For a list of previous seminars, please follow the link below. Please check back soon for updated information.

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