Skip to main content
Intellect

Jerran Flinders to give BYU Tanner lecture Nov. 19

A Brigham Young University professor of integrative biology will deliver the semiannual John Tanner Lectureship Wednesday, Nov. 19, at 7 p.m. in the Tanner Auditorium at the Monte L. Bean Life Science Museum.

Jerran Flinders will give the address, "A Wildlifer's Odyssey." The lecture is free and open to everyone. A reception at 6:30 p.m. at the Bean Museum will precede the lecture. The public is welcome to attend.

Flinders has taught at BYU since 1976. His research has focused on using methods of behavioral ecology to address management or conservation-related problems.

He is a member of many organizations, including the National Wildlife Federation, the Society for Range Management and the International Society for Behavioral Ecology.

The lectureship honors experts in fields of natural history. It began in 1989 through a donation by the John Tanner Family Organization. A lecture and reception is held each semester.

The lectureship is named after John Tanner, a 19th century Utah businessman who helped in the westward migration of Mormon pioneers.

For more information about the lectureship, contact the Bean Museum at (801) 378-5052.

Writer: Thomas Grover

Related Articles

data-content-type="article"

Q&A with President Reese on promoting BYU’s "double heritage"

April 12, 2024
In this Q&A series with President Reese, he shares more about the seven initiatives he shared in his 2023 inaugural response and how they apply to BYU employees.
overrideBackgroundColorOrImage= overrideTextColor= overrideTextAlignment= overrideCardHideSection=false overrideCardHideByline=false overrideCardHideDescription=false overridebuttonBgColor= overrideButtonText= overrideTextAlignment=
data-content-type="article"

BYU’s space ace: Minor planet named in honor of Jani Radebaugh

April 10, 2024
BYU planetary geology professor Jani Radebaugh’s contributions to planetary science have reached cosmic proportions as she recently received the prestigious honor of having a minor planet named her. The asteroid, previously known as “45690,” now bears the name “45690janiradebaugh” on official NASA/JPL websites.
overrideBackgroundColorOrImage= overrideTextColor= overrideTextAlignment= overrideCardHideSection=false overrideCardHideByline=false overrideCardHideDescription=false overridebuttonBgColor= overrideButtonText= overrideTextAlignment=
data-content-type="article"

BYU team helps create diagnostic tool that achieves accuracy of PCR tests with faster, simpler nanopore system

April 09, 2024
A new diagnostic tool developed by Brigham Young University and UC Santa Cruz researchers can test for SARS-CoV-2 and Zika virus with the same or better accuracy as high-precision PCR tests in a matter of hours.
overrideBackgroundColorOrImage= overrideTextColor= overrideTextAlignment= overrideCardHideSection=false overrideCardHideByline=false overrideCardHideDescription=false overridebuttonBgColor= overrideButtonText= overrideTextAlignment=
overrideBackgroundColorOrImage= overrideTextColor= overrideTextAlignment= overrideCardHideSection=false overrideCardHideByline=false overrideCardHideDescription=false overridebuttonBgColor= overrideButtonText=