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The new date for our 5 Minute Genius™ event is May 11th, at 7pm!

5 Minute Genius™ - 2024 MSF Headliner

Saturday, May 11 | 7:00pm
Penobscot Theater Company,
131 Main Street, Bangor

5 Minute Genius™ features short, sharp talks by some of Maine’s finest scientists with 5 minutes per talk, plus 5 minutes for questions. Presenting a sprint through some of the most remarkable, cutting-edge science in Maine - you will feel like a genius in no time!  Want more? Stick around for a reception after the event at The Stage Door.


Kendra Balchelder, WAVED Medical

Eva Balog, University of New England

Greg Gavelis, Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences

Danielle Levesque, University of Maine

Anastasia Paulmann,  MDI BioLab

Basile Tarchini, Jackson Laboratory

Lindsay Ware, Science Dogs of New England

Check out our 2023 geniuses!

Event type: Presentation

Moderator: Kate Dickerson, Maine Discovery Museum

​Sponsor: Maine Technology Institute

Recommended Audience: high school and up

5 Minute Genius™ is sponsored by Maine Technology Institute

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