10th VBB Schedule


Schedule of Events

Vermont Brain Bee Feb 9, 2019

University of Vermont College of Medicine

Medical Education Center 200 (Sullivan Classroom)


8:45 am – Registration

 9:15 am – Opening Remarks   Lisa Bernardin, VBB Coordinator

9:30 am – Quizzes Part 1

(Parents & teachers meeting with Lisa Bernardin and Dr. Nate Jebbett)

  • 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 -11:30 am – Neurological and Psychiatric Case Presentations

            Sharon Leach, PhD

11:45 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

 Adolescent Neurodevelopment: Substance Use, Risk Factors, and Consequences

Hugh Garavan, Ph.D.,  Professor, Department of Psychiatry,            University of Vermont

 1:30 pm – Final Oral Bee Round

 2:15 pm – Panel discussion on Studying Neuroscience and the College Experience

 2:45 pm – Awards and Final Remarks

Sponsored by Vermont Brain Bee, Inc., the Vermont Chapter of the Society for Neuroscience and the UVM Neuroscience Graduate Program.

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