• 2019 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.

    See which lab they chose>>

  • Welcome First Year Graduate Students

    They're chefs, hikers, artists, gardeners, and soon-to-be neuroscientists.

    Learn more about our newest cohort>>

  • Our Newest Graduates

    Riley St. Clair, Megan Shipman, and Gregory Johnson now join our proud list of alumni after defending their dissertations earlier this month.

    What's next>>

  • 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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  • 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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  • 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

About Us - highly personalized teaching and support




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

Prospective Students

Prospective students choose UVM for its comprehensive programs and great location