Grace A. Tanner Center

2015 Grace A. Tanner Lecture in Human Values – Nathan Wolfe

Nathan Wolfe

The Grace A. Tanner Center is pleased to announce that the 2015 Grace Adams Tanner Lecture in Human Values will be delivered by distinguished guest speaker, Nathan Wolfe.

The Indiana Jones of virus hunting, Nathan Wolfe travels the world to track, study, and eradicate the next pandemic before it strikes. One of Time's 100 Most Influential People in the World for 2011, this The Viral Storm author draws on his break-through discoveries to tell us where viruses come from, why they spread, and how to stop them.

Wolfe is the Lorry I. Lokey Business Wire Consulting Professor in Human Biology at Stanford University; the Founder and CEO of Metabiota, a company that specializes in microbiological research, products, and services; and the Chairman of Global Viral, a non-profit that promotes understanding, exploration, and stewardship of the microbial world. Wolfe was named a Rolling Stone "100 Agents of Change," a National Geographic Emerging Explorer, and a World Economic Forum Young Global Leader. He is also the winner of the NIHDirector’s Pioneer Award. Wolfe has received over $60m in grants and contracts from Google, the National Institutes of Health, the National Science Foundation, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the U.S. Department of Defense.

Discussion

Tuesday, March 3, 2015
9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Charles Hunter, Hunter Conference Center
Southern Utah University

Keynote Lecture

Tuesday, March 3, 2015
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Gilbert Great Hall, Hunter Conference Center
Southern Utah University
“Viral Forecasting for Pandemic Prevention”

The lecture is open to the public and there is no charge for admission.