2016 Vermont Brain Bee/Schedule


Saturday, February  20th, 2016
University of Vermont, College of Medicine

Schedule of Events

Medical Education Center – Carpenter Auditorium

(unless otherwise indicated)

 8:45 am – Registration

9:15 am – Opening Remarks

Lisa Bernardin, VBB Coordinator

 9:30 am – Quizzes Part 1

(Parents and visitors go to HSRF 200 to meet with Drs. Merrill & Flynn & undergraduates)

  • Written quiz in Carpenter Auditorium (Group A)
  • Practical quiz in Given B319 (Group B)

 10:10 am – Quizzes Part 2

  • Written quiz in Carpenter Auditorium (Group B)
  • Practical quiz in Given B319 (Group A)

Scores are recorded and everyone moves on to oral round

 10:45 -11:15 am – Neurological and Psychiatric Case Presentations

            Sharon Leach, PhD and Feyza Basoglu, PhD

11:30 am – First Oral Bee Round

Students with top 8 scores on quiz, practical, and first oral round move to final; teams judged based on total scores of team members up to this point

 12:30 pm – Lunch and Keynote Talk

“Mindfulness for Stress Management and Well-being”

Magdalena Naylor, MD, PhD

Professor, Director of Mind/Body Medicine Clinic, UVM

 1:30 pm – Final Oral Bee Round

2:15 pm – Undergrad and grad discussion panel about Neuroscience at UVM

2:45 pm Awards and Final Remarks


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