Skeggs lecturer talks about looming pandemic

Nathan Wolfe, the “Indiana Jones” of virus hunting, signs a copy of his latest book prior to giving the YSU Skeggs Lecture Oct. 8, in Stambaugh Auditorium. Below, Wolfe is interviewed by a Vindicator reporter. Wolfe, dubbed by Time magazine at one of the 100 Most Influential People in the World, travels the world to track, study and eradicate the next pandemic before it strikes. Wolfe is the Lorry I. Lokey Business Wire Consulting Professor in Human Biology at Stanford University; the founder and chief executive 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.