• Yu Han

    Yu Han, Communication Sciences & Disorders

    Yu is a second-year student investigating the neural mechanisms underlying emotion regulation and theory of mind among children with autism.

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  • Matt McCabe

    Matthew McCabe, Neurological Sciences

    "We use electrophysiology and optical population imaging techniques to understand how genetic variants affect interactions between neurons and overall circuit function."

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  • Riley St Clair

    Riley St. Clair, Biology

    "We use biochemical and mass spectrometry approaches to study protein interactions and post-translational modifications that occur in signal transduction."

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  • Megan Shipman

    Megan Shipman, Psychological Science

    "Our recent research has investigated the roles of various regions of the medial prefrontal cortex in different types of goal-directed responding"

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  • Patrick Mullen

    Student Highlight

    Patrick Mullen is featured in the College of Medicine's "Meet a Scientist" where he discusses the research he is working on in the Neuroscience Graduate Program.


  • Nicholas DAlberto

    NGP Student Awarded GTA of the Year Award:

    On April 24, 2017, NGP student, Nicholas D'Alberto, was awarded this year's Graduate Teaching Assistant of the Year Award in Laboratory Instruction.

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  • Estelle Spear Parsons Award

    NGP Student Named Recipient of Parsons Award:

    The UVM Graduate College announced in February 2017 that the recipient of the 2016 Rodney L. Parsons Anatomy and Neurobiology Award is NGP's own Estelle Spear.

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  • Women Can Do

    Work that helps the world at large

    NGP Students Stellie Spear, Alisha Linton, and Riley St. Clair presented "Women in the Lab" at the 2016 Women Can Do Conference


Welcome to the Neuroscience Graduate Program

The Neuroscience Graduate Program at the University of Vermont is a multidisciplinary, Ph.D. granting program that has more than 50 faculty mentors across 9 departments and 4 colleges. This program emphasizes rigorous training in neuroscience-related research and prepares students for a variety of science related careers in addition to tenure-stream academic careers. We provide training in multidisciplinary research and scientific survival skills so that our graduates are effective Stewards of Neuroscience.

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Enjoy events including informative seminars, journal club meetings, and conferences

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Prospective students consider UVM for its comprehensive programs and great location