Maine Science Festival: “COVID Vaccines Explained”

Husson University Assistant Professor Explains the Science of COVID-19 Vaccines at the 2021 Maine Science Festival One-hour online forum is part of an event celebrating science in Maine BANGOR, MAINE – It’s been over a year since COVID-19 first came to the United States. During this time, millions of Americans have been looking to science […]

Read More

Maine Science Festival-Vaccine Distribution and Public Health

“Vaccine distribution and public health.  The development of multiple vaccines for COVID-19 has been an extraordinary feat of science, but is not the final step in stopping the pandemic. The distribution of these vaccines and the reliance on public health officials and their expertise is equally critical. In this session, we’ll talk about vaccine distribution […]

Read More

Maine Science Festival- Maine’s Nonbiological Sciences Companies

“March is science month for us at the Maine Science Festival and COVID-19 is the science story of our times. We have four online forums this month – one per week – all covering some aspect of how Mainers have used science and engineering to respond to the pandemic.” For more information, please visit: https://mainesciencefestival.org/2021-maine-science-festival-online-forums/?utm_source=Maine+Science+Festival+Mailing+List&utm_campaign=d14bc622f8-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2019_09_10_01_49_COPY_01&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_eb4ce40ae7-d14bc622f8-217500925 “How […]

Read More

Maine Science Festival-Maine’s Biological Sciences Companies

“How Maine companies stepped up. Round one = biological sciences. In this forum you’ll hear from three different Maine organizations who are deeply involved in addressing COVID-19: Dr. Norman Moore from Abbott, Olivier te Boekhorst representing IDEXX, and Richard Lussier from The Jackson Laboratory will share how they responded to the COVID-19 pandemic. Sign up: […]

Read More

Maine Science Festival- Overview of COVID-19 Virus

Overview of COVID-19 virus. Speaker: University of Maine Associate Professor Melissa Maginnis. REGISTRATION: http://bit.ly/2March2021-COVID Sponsored by BioME and The Jackson Laboratory. “March is science month for us at the Maine Science Festival and COVID-19 is the science story of our times. We have four online forums this month – one per week – all covering some […]

Read More

CANCELED: Maine Science Festival

From the Maine Science Festival: The Maine Science Festival relies on large crowds coming together to celebrate Maine science. With the closing of the University of Maine, and a significant number of our presenters being put on restricted travel, combined with the recent declaration of COVID-19 being a pandemic, it is clear that we will […]

Read More

Science on Tap: Food Edition

Food science, MSF Style! Join us as we kick of this year’s MSF with an exploration of some of the foods we eat and the food systems we rely on. Presenters: Kourtney Collum, College of the Atlantic; Jennifer Perry, University of Maine (UMaine College of Natural Sciences, Forestry, and Agriculture) Moderator: Aymie Walshe, Maine Education […]

Read More