8th VBB Schedule


Schedule of Events

Vermont Brain Bee Feb 18, 2017

University of Vermont College of Medicine

Medical Education Center 200 (Sullivan Classroom)

(unless otherwise indicated)


8:45 am – Registration

9:15 am – Opening Remarks

Lisa Bernardin, VBB Coordinator

9:30 am – Quizzes Part 1

(parents, teachers, visitors go to HSRF room 300 to meet with Lisa Bernardin, Eliza Kissam, winner of 2016 VBB, and Nathan Jebbett, UVM Undergraduate Instructor)

  • Written quiz in Sullivan Classroom (Group A)
  • Practical quiz in Given B319 (Group B)

10:10 am – Quizzes Part 2

  • Written quiz in Sullivan Classroom (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 , Kathy Workman, PhD

11:30 am – First Oral Bee Round

Students with top 8 scores on written quiz, practical, and first oral round move to final

12:30 pm – Lunch and Keynote Talk

“A Song in Your Head: the Neuroscience of Hearing”

Kameron Clayton

PhD Candidate, Harvard University – Program in Speech & Hearing Bioscience & Technology

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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