Attention Emory students: The syllabus for HLTH440: Botanical Medicine and Health is now available here. More info on the course can also be found on the etnobotanica.us website here.
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How gut bacteria make broccoli a superfood https://t.co/WANKQ3GeKW
EPISODE 34: Serviceberries + Foraging Wild Foods with Robby Astrove and Chris Wilkins
Plus shout-outs to @TreesAtlanta @cjungle @atlbrewing @MillerUnionChef @staplehouseATL @Arabia_Alliance
#FoodiePharmacology #Atlanta #Foodie #Bakery #forage
EPISODE 18. A Walk in the Garden of American Eden with Victoria Johnson
Join me as I meet with Victoria to discuss her award winning biography of the physician botanist, Dr. David Hosack.
#FoodiePharmacology #AmericanHistory #HistoryOfMedicine
Thanks to Dr. Cassandra Quave @QuaveEthnobot for sharing her exciting research and commitment to communicating science! Check out her Foodie Pharmacology podcast at
Foodie Pharmacology on Apple Podcasts
Science · 2020
I’m honored to join ambassadors
from around the country in D.C. next week to urge Congress to #StandUpToSuperbugs!
Meet Our 2020 Stand Up To Superbugs Ambassadors
More than 40 individuals from across the country are coming to Washington Feb. 25-27, as part of The Pew Charitable Trustsâ Stand Up To Superbugs...
Huge congrats to these inspirational #WomenInSTEM !! Representing the field of @pharmacognosy #pharmacognosy #naturalproducts so well!! 🤩💪🌱🧪🔬
We're pleased to announce that two UIC College of Pharmacy faculty members have been selected to receive the 2019 UIC Researcher and Scholar of the Year Awards.
Congratulations! @DrLauraSanchez @JBurdetteLab
Dare I say this was my personal favorite talk of this semester?? I was skeptical coming in as a molecular person to a plant talk, but we actually do have a lot in common & Dr. Quave delivered an inspiring & memorable presentation 🤠🌿 #VTLSS
Some highlights from @QuaveEthnobot 's seminar in
@FralinLifeSci! My favorite was the #Lego machine they built to process HPLC samples. :)
The best speaker gift ever!! Thank you @MasseyHerbarium for such an awesome visit!!
I couldn't think of anything to get @QuaveEthnobot for her speaker present... except herself! Behold Dr Quave and her Lego lab! #Lego #ethnobotany #herbarium
Extreme weather could wipe out crucial food crops. So 100 scientists spent 6 years hunting for the plants' hardier wild cousins. @Cipotato @CropWildRelativ @CropTrust
Learn more: https://t.co/n1jQE2so8x
#TCM as a source for new insecticides
Plant used in traditional Chinese medicine is a source of natural insecticides
Symbiotic bacteria living in plant stems produce compounds that kill aphids
We're very happy that @QuaveEthnobot has arrived in Blacksburg! Our sort-of snowstorm couldn't stop her. Join us for her lecture Friday in @FralinLifeSci!
ABC @HerbalGram Tyler Award for Excellence in Phytomedicinal Research awarded to Jaguar Health/Napo Pharmaceuticals 4 developing a therapeutic agent 4 non-infectious diarrhea in patients with HIV/AIDS from the sap of the Amazonian tree bark dragon’s blood.
Great article on my new next door neighbor at CU Anschutz. So glad you are here @drkatclaw
#Parents, the time to talk to your teens about #cannabis is now! The industry is riddled with dangerous & fraudulent products, including vapes that cause serious lung damage.
I had the conversation at dinner last night with my kids. You should too.
The cannabis industry's next big threat: Hacks and fraud
Security experts have long warned that the cannabis industry is susceptible to both cybercriminal and fraudulent activities; and although businesses a...
📣 Are you a postgraduate student in botany?
You might be eligible for our Emily Holmes Memorial Scholarship. But hurry - applications close 28 February 👉https://t.co/D3TDSHX05g
Hey @emorycollege Food Health and Society class students! This is the episode I mentioned in class today that covers the science behind edible terrestrial orchids in the Balkans! Check it out! #wildfood #FoodiePharmacology
EPISODE 15. Salep, the Edible Orchids
#Orchids are a plant lover’s delight. In the Eastern Mediterranean, some wild species are eaten. I join orchid expert @Ethnobotanica to learn more.
#FoodiePharmacology #WomenInScience #wildfood #podcast
Elizabeth Blackwell is 29. The year is 1736. Her husband is in debtor’s prison and she has a small child to feed at home. What does she do? She turns desperation into inspiration, learning botany and painting an exquisite encyclopedia of medicinal plants https://t.co/LaTPLKA2kh
@EmoryUniversity @EmoryHerbarium @QuaveEthnobot CORRECTION: This VTLSS talk will be occurring in the Fralin Hall Auditorium, not the Steger Hall Auditorium. We apologize for any confusion that this may have caused.
#SEBISE2020Jamaica: For information about Registration, Abstract Submission, Keynote Speakers, Workshops, Accommodation and Travel see https://t.co/Vrhjg39FyI #ethnobotany #ethnobiology
#DYK: Around 28,000 plants are currently being used in traditional medicine?🌱💊
This week's VTLSS speaker is Dr. Cassandra Quave, an assistant professor at @EmoryUniversity and curator of the @EmoryHerbarium. Her talk will focus on medicinal plants & antibiotic drug discovery!
"As I embarked on graduate research in ethnobotany, it was exciting for me to link my studies back to my own ancestry—the valuable plant knowledge of my Metis culture." #WomenInScience
Community Outreach in the Boreal
As Community Outreach Lead for Nature United, Amanda Karst lives in Winnipeg and works to build partnerships with Indigenous communities in the boreal...
Join me this Friday 2/21 in #Blacksburg, VA for the @FralinLifeSci Life Science Seminar @virginia_tech! I'll be speaking about the promise of #MedicinalPlants for #antibiotic #DrugDiscovery! Thanks to @MasseyHerbarium for the invite!
#WomenInScience #WomenInSTEM #Ethnobotany
@TristanFreeW1 @QuaveEthnobot @LEGO_Group @MyBioTechniques I love their fraction collector! If you enjoy LEGO, check out our cell stretcher in @J_Cell_Sci #Stretchy and #Pumpy from @HenriquesLab https://t.co/UKHY52ytac
Cyclic uniaxial mechanical stretching of cells using a LEGO® parts-based mechanical stretcher system
Mechanical cues are essential for the regulation of cell and tissue physiology. Hence, it has become an utmost necessity for cell biologists to accoun...
If one more TV producer tells me most scientists don't get paid for on-camera work I will scream.
No one in the network executive level will suffer if programs actually BUDGET to pay us fairly for our time and hard-earned expertise. Scientists, like artists, die of exposure. 🤦
Think you're an #innovative researcher? Last night I spoke to @QuaveEthnobot about her recent work, using her children's @LEGO_Group pieces to create an automated fraction collector. Now THAT is innovative. Look out for our upcoming interview with Cassandra on @MyBioTechniques