• Second-Years Enter their Dissertation Lab

    On October 15, we celebrated our second-year students choosing their advisors and marked their transition into their dissertation lab with our annual White Coat Ceremony.

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  • NGP Alumni

    Our Newest Graduates

    Drs. Yu Han, Willie Curry, Zhaojin Li, and Katharine Beča all join our proud list of alumni after successfully defending earlier this summer.

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  • Patrick Mullen

    Patrick Mullen to Receive this year's Parsons Award

    NGP Student, Pat Mullen is this year's winner of the Rodney L. Parsons Anatomy and Neurobiology Award

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  • Wisdom from a Senior Graduate Student

    Megan Perkins, a sixth-year graduate student in Dr. Margaret Vizzard's lab, offers advice to incoming graduate students, just starting their journeys

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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

Highly personalized teaching and support




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

Prospective students

Choose UVM for its comprehensive programs and great location