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Two exciting postdoc-to-faculty bridging programs @UMich. @UMichEEB priorities are population genetics & plant biodiversity. Applicants must have strong commitment to #DEI. The plant biodiversity position could have a curatorial component at #UM_Herb
Bridging Position in Ecology & Evolutionary Biology
The University of Michigan Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology invites applicants for two bridging postdoctoral programs.
10 Sept is the deadline for entries to the inaugural Nan Shepherd Prize, which celebrates new & emerging nature writers from underrepresented backgrounds.
£10,000 book-deal & an agent for the winner!
Details below & @NanPrize: please enter &/or RT to spread the word.
The Cech Laboratory at UNC Greensboro is looking for a postdoc. We are an inclusive and dynamic group working to develop natural product treatments for bacterial infections and to advance technology in mass spectrometry metablomics
The Amazon is burning. Will the world just watch? Our Director of Science Prof. Alexandre Antonelli responds to the widespread fires sweeping across the Amazon rainforest: https://t.co/nEVQsPeXIy
Two days left to apply for the four PhD positions in @UiO_LifeSci project #REALifeUiO, Rediscovery of medicinal plant usage in the “Age of Exploration”! Work with @MaritInngj @Koolibrie @archaeogenomics @IreneToneu @BorisVSchmid @b_verstraete
Read this story on the University of Oslo's website.
"I’m deeply concerned by the fires in the #AmazonRainforest. In the midst of the global climate crisis, we cannot afford more damage to a major source of oxygen and biodiversity. The #Amazon must be protected" - @UN Secretary-General @antonioguterres
Source: @CopernicusEU 🛰️
Yay @Ichnologist! So happy you got a chance to #explore some of @EmoryHerbarium ‘s special treasures!! #emory #paleobotany #naturalhistory
Visited the @EmoryHerbarium for the first time today, hosted by Dr. Tharangamala Samarakoon. Lots of cool botanical items there, but highlight for this paleontologist was seeing Carboniferous coal peels (>300 mya). Thanks! (cc @QuaveEthnobot) #botany
Thanks @CBIbberson ! I love these lists - just added new folks to follow! Some of my favorites across #botany #phytochemistry & #microbiology include @InaVandebroek #womeninscience @nadjacech @Ethnobotanica @MariaFadiman @DrLauraSanchez @LabWeinert @Dr_Lori_Burrows @LoesgenLab
@KimInSingapore @NicoleDeNisco @montigirl @SheilaLongITC @CoddRose @ginnybraun @Abebab @Dr__Jude @AcademicChatter @PhDForum @palmer_lab @lifeisgreen75 @krachlerlab @Drennan_Lab @MicroRocket @ImmunoBladder @_IrinaAfonina @_tiramsu @KaylieLam1 @jlewillett @DariaVanTyne @KristiLynnFrank Thanks @KimInSingapore! This was a great start to my day ☺️ Some of my favorites to follow are: @nabroderick @laura7983 @QuaveEthnobot @Gina_Lewin @seemaychou @MicrobioMegan #WomenInSTEM
#FoodiePharmacology has a fabulous lineup this Fall! Join me as I chat with award-winning authors, scientists & #chefs about the history of #food, #botany, indigenous knowledge & foodways!
New episodes every Monday!
ICYMI: Catch up on old episodes here: https://t.co/JK6m6rwIHq
Tara Westover, author of Educated, is coming to Emory on 26 September as part of our Common Read! #OneBookOneEmory @dwightamcbride @emorycollege @laneygradschool @EmoryUniversity @ajc @tarawestover #FirstGen @Emory_OUA @emory_wgss
The American Society of Pharmacognosy Foundation and the American Society of Pharmacognosy are pleased to announce the establishment of the Audrey S Bingel Fellowship for Female Scientists.
We created a companion video 4 our paper on construction of a preparative #HPLC fraction collector using simple materials - wood, metal & Legos. We're almost ready to submit the paper- here's a sneak peek of the unit #chemtwitter Whatcha think @LEGOIdeas ?
The @AtlBotanical Atlanta Botanical Garden is accepting apps for Conservation Coordinator, req #masters or #Phd check it out
Atlanta Botanical Garden | Conservation Coordinator
The mission of the Atlanta Botanical Garden is to develop and maintain plant collections for display, education, research, conservation and enjoyment.
Economics of biodiversity call for evidence open till 6th November. This global review will be presented at the Convention on Biodiversity 2020 Opportunity for people working in #ethnobotany and #WildlifeTrade to feed into strategic plan for next decade
The Economics of Biodiversity: Call for Evidence
Call for Evidence for the Review on the Economics of Biodiversity led by Professor Sir Partha Dasgupta.
$1500 student stipend now available to post stuff for the Botanical Society of America on Twitter, Insta, Facebook. Decent way to do some professional service, esp if you already like doing #scicomm via SM. #iamabotanist @Botanical_ #Botany2019 https://t.co/C7fX83DfwM
Our recently published paper—Unearthing the “lost” #Andean root crop “mauka”—tells its story from local farmers’ perspectives + explores avenues for #revitalization in collaboration with Central restaurant @CentralRest | https://t.co/QzcuJasx4g | @SEBotany #lostcrop #ethnobotany
New on #FoodiePharmacology : “Tomatoes! The Aztec secret to the Mediterranean diet?” 🍅 Tune in to learn more about the complicated history & fascinating pharmacology of Solanum lycopersicum! #podcast #foodie #delish #history #healthfood
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When science is cooler than science fiction.... zombie ant fungus wins again!
This fungus invades an ant’s body, grows throughout its tissues, and orders the host to climb up a tree and bite onto a twig, killing the ant. 😱
And scientists just figured out how the fungus gets the ant to commit that final, fatal act https://t.co/Bz3QYHvF79
I love this thread of microbiologists trying to work out wtf is this pretty weird thing that grew on their Petri dish.
#DYK: There are nine known species of echinacea, all of which are native to North America. They were used by Native Americans of the Great Plains region as traditional medicines. This fact sheet provides basic information about echinacea:
Information about echinacea, studied for the common cold.
Food as medicine- the Pharmacy to Farm program, New York City’s program to prescribe free fruits and vegetable to combat high blood pressure, is gaining traction:
I'm counting down the days - just a month away!!! So excited to return to #Scotland & visit the Royal Botanic #Garden #Edinburgh @TheBotanics ! Reserve your free tix for our speaking event here: https://t.co/BNQe7AQgOS
#ethnobotany #medicinalplants #explorer #WomenInScience
We’ve had such a fabulous day discussing the historic work of Dr. David Hosack across the fields of #botany & #medicine with award-winning author & historian Victoria Johnson (@VSJohnsonNYC) & touring the labs & herbarium 🧪 🧫 🌱 😁
#QuaveLab #womeninstem #historyofmedicine
Prof @CCampbellHutton in today's @Telegraph: “#Verticalfarming can do a huge amount of good. You can help to feed people, improve the quality of produce, reduce food miles & reduce use of chemicals” - great article on our collaboration with @IntelligentGS https://t.co/aSyVt9Qhkg
So happy I finally found some time to get back into the recording booth! New #FoodiePharmacology episode on #tomatoes coming soon!! 🍅 🍅 🍅
@QuaveEthnobot with your in depth knowledge of Rubus ulmifolius and its ellagic acid derivatives are you a batologist? (and here it is #openaccess ) https://t.co/i7FZKor6yW