• Megan Perkins to Receive Parsons Award

    NGP graduate student in Dr. Margaret Vizzard's lab was name the winner of the 2018-19 Rodney L. Parsons Anatomy and Neurobiology Award.

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  • White Coats

    2018 White Coat Ceremony and Reception

    NGP second year students are given a white coat to mark their transition into selecting their dissertation lab at this annual event.

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  • Kate Rubins

    A Retreat that was Out-of-This-World

    NASA Astronaut, Dr. Kate Rubins, joined us this year as our keynote speaker to show that a PhD can get you to the stars and beyond

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  • Greg Johnson

    Gregory Johnson, Psychological Sciences

    "Understanding how to navigate through the world requires that we recognize and remember contextual cues about our environment. Some contexts signal for danger, while others signal for safety."

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  • Roman Popov

    Roman Popov, Computer Science/Rehabilitation & Movement Science

    "Understanding how the information is processed by different brain regions is paramount for healing diseases, extending our capabilities, and furthering the progress towards a true artificial intelligence."

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  • 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.

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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.

About Us

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

Prospective Students

Prospective students choose UVM for its comprehensive programs and great location