Neuroscience Graduate Program Events

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Fri. May 14
Department of Psychiatry Grand Rounds
“How Are You? The Impact of COVID-19 On Healthcare Professional Mental Health and #HowtoAdvocate”
Jessica Gold, M.D., M.S.
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, Washington University
Zoom, 10:30-11:45 am

NGP Dissertation Defense
“Brain-Behavior Connections Underlying Emotion and Theory of Mind in Autism Spectrum Disorder”
Yu Han
NGP Student, Dr. Patricia Prelock's Lab
Microsoft Teams, 12:30 pm

Tues. May 18
CMB Seminar
“Characterizing the Interaction of Polymerase θ Helicase-like Domain and DNA”
Scott Vanson
CMB Student, Dr. Sylvie Doublié's Lab, Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics
Zoom, 11:30 am

Fri. May 21
VCCB Conference
"Developing new imaging tools to understand the crosstalk between Alzheimer's Disease and Cerebral Amyloid Angiopathy"
David Punihaole, PhD
Assistant Professor, Chemistry, UVM
Zoom, 9:00-10:00 am

Department of Psychiatry Grand Rounds
“Resilience: The Oak and the Willow”
Smita Lahoti, MBBS
PGY-4 Resident, Department of Psychiatry, University of Vermont
Zoom, 10:30-11:45 am

Tues. May 25
CMB Seminar
Zoom, 11:30 am

Wed. May 26
VCBH Monthly Lecture Series
"Secondary Prevention of Heart Disease: A Focus on Smoking and Socioeconomic Status"
Diann Gaalema, PhD
Associate Professor of Psychology and Psychological Sciences, University of Vermont
Zoom, 12:00 pm
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Fri. May 28
Department of Psychiatry Grand Rounds
“A Well-being Revolution: One Fellow’s Journey to Improve Personal, Clinical, and Departmental Well-being”
Kristina Foreman, M.D.
PGY-5 Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellow, University of Vermont
Zoom, 10:30-11:45 am

Thur/Fri. June 3-4
Vermont Center for Cardiovascular and Brain Health Symposium with Keynote Speaker
"Vascular Cognitive Impairment and Dementia: White Matter Pathology and Cardiovascular Therapy"
Dr. Edith Hamel
Professor of Neurology and Neurosurgery, McGill University, Director of the Laboratory of Cerebrovascular Research, Montreal Neurological Institute
Zoom, 11:00 am-3:00 pm
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