Neuroscience Graduate Program Events

To add a neuroscience-related event or for links to any of the below sessions, please email

Fri. Sept. 17
VCCBH Conference - Mini COVID Research Slam
"Thrombosis in COVID-19"
Neil Zakai, Professor of Medicine and Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
"Anticoagulation in Hospitalized COVID-19: Tale of 3 Trials"
Mary Cushman, Professor of Medicine and Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
"National Medicare Trends in Stroke, MI and Heart Failure During the COVID-19 Pandemic"
Andrew Wilcock, Assistant Professor of Family Medicine
Zoom, 9:00-10:00 am

Psychiatry Grand Rounds
“Living as a “Double Minority”: Understanding the Experiences of LGBTQIA+ Autistic”
Laura Lewis, Ph.D., RN
Associate Professor, Department of Nursing, University of Vermont
Zoom, 10:30-11:45 am

Neuroscience Grand Rounds
“Neurologic Complications of CART cell therapy”
Alissa Thomas, MD
Associate Professor of Neurological Sciences, Residency Director, Neurology, The University of Vermont Larner College of Medicine, The University of Vermont Medical Center
Zoom and Davis Auditorium, 12:00-1:00 pm

UVM Identity Center: Mosaic Center Campus Welcome
Celebrate the return to campus with food and fun at the Mosaic Center for Students of Color!
Living/Learning E Building, 4:00-6:00 pm

Tues. Sept. 21
CMB Seminar
“Dendritic Cell Glycogen Metabolism: Why Glucose Hoarding Can Be a Good Thing!”
Bay Vagher
CMB Student in Dr. Amiel's Lab, CMB/Department of Biomedical and Health Sciences
“Understanding the role of myosin in Apicomplexan parasite motility”
Anne K. Snyder
CMB Student in Dr. Ward's Lab, Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics
Zoom, 11:30 am

Wed. Sept. 22
NGP Journal Club
“Providing Context for Behavior: The Roles of the Prelimbic Cortex and Ventral Hippocampus”
Callum M.P. Thomas
NGP Student, Dr. John Green’s Lab, Psychological Science
HSRF 200, 12:00-1:00 pm

Thurs. Sept. 23
NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Fall 2021 Workshop Series: Session 1
GFRP Info Session with Erin McConnell (RD) and Ann Kroll Lerner (FOUR)
Presented by the Office of Research Development (RD) and the Office of Fellowships, Opportunities, and Undergraduate Research (FOUR)
Votey 303, 5:00-6:00 pm

Fri. Sept. 24
Psychiatry Grand Rounds, Professional Development Lecture
“Coffee to Go: A Brief Training on Coffee Cup Conversations”
Nathalie Feldman, M.D.
Director, Learning Environment, Larner College of Medicine, Associate Professor, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, University of Vermont
Zoom, 10:30-11:45 am

Mon. Sept. 27
UVM Biology Fall 2021 Seminar Series
“Race, Racism, and Biology"
Clarence (Lance) Gravlee, PhD
Associate Professor of Anthropology, University of Florida
Aiken 110, 12:00-1:00 pm

Guest Lecture Series on Race, Racism, Health, Biology, and Medicine
“Sick of Race: How Racism Harms Health and Misleads Medicine”
Clarence (Lance) Gravlee, PhD
Associate Professor of Anthropology, University of Florida
Livak Ballroom, Davis Center, 3:30-4:45 pm
Talk will also be livestreamed:

Fri. Oct. 1
Cardiovascular Research Institute (CVRI) Rising Star Visiting Professor
Nadia R. Sutton, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Michigan
Medicine Grand Rounds
"From Understanding to Mitigating the Progression of Vascular Aging"
Zoom, 8:00-9:00 am
Career Development Seminar
"Getting Started: Grants, Publications, and Peer-review"
Zoom, 12:00-1:00 pm