Jeffrey Vinokur

Founder of Generation Genius @ Young Scientists Inspiration Award

Biography: Jeffrey Vinokur, 27, holds a PhD in “Biochemistry, Molecular, and Structural Biology” from UCLA, has performed wild science experiments on the NBC Today Show, ABC’s The View, and has over 25 million YouTube views as a hip hop dancer. Vinokur has a contagious passion for science and specializes in getting audiences of all ages excited about it through live shows and educational videos. His stage show has toured 7 times with presentations at the World Science Festival, Smithsonian Institution, and over 300 schools from San Francisco to Boston. To share his passion with as many people as possible, Jeff has invented hit science toys found in Toys-R-Us, consults on science shows for Netflix and Fox, and conducts cutting-edge research on biofuels. His science credits include a full scholarship at UCLA, prestigious fellowships from the National Science Foundation, and an impressive track record of scientific publications. Vinokur is the founder of Generation Genius, a digital library of entertaining videos aligned with the NGSS DCIs that include supplementary materials. This session marks their premiere!