[Global Health Initiative] Virus Hunter Dr. Nathan Wolfe to Speak at WID

Dr. Nathan Wolfe
Dr. Nathan Wolfe

Recently named one of TIME Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People, virus hunter Nathan Wolfe is the science expert behind many recent news stories on human health and virus transfer, such as swine flu, monkey pox, West Nile, SARS, and Ebola. He works to forecast and contain new plagues before they kill millions.  Wolfe is the Lorry I. Lokey visiting professor in Human Biology at Stanford University and director of the Global Viral Forecasting Initiative (GVFI).

He will be giving a lecture entitled “Virus Hunting: Identifying Tomorrow’s Pandemic Today” on Wednesday, June 8 from 8:30 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. at the Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery (WID), Town Center Forum. This is a free event, but registration is appreciated. Please reply here.

This lecture is part the Big Learning Event, hosted by the Office of Human Resource Development.

Learn more about Wolfe on the TIME 100 Most Influential People List , on the GVFI site , on ted.com, and on the Big Learning Event site.