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Symposium at @LifeAtPurdue this May, strong emphasis on commercialization of microbes, but in need of and of interest to social scientists interested in microbial questions. Free to graduate students @heather_paxson @QuaveEthnobot @nick_kawa @AMelinLab @AmandaVeile
Happy 16th wedding anniversary to my partner in adventure! Love you Marco 🥰
“Walk through the fire and you will emerge on the other end, whole and stronger. I promise.”
― Julie Yip-Williams, The Unwinding of the Miracle: A Memoir of Life, Death, and Everything That Comes After
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I'm so excited to share the news that I've signed a book deal for a science memoir "The Plant Hunter" with @VikingBooks of @penguinrandom! I'm thrilled to work w/ editor Georgia Bodnar on the manuscript! Thanks so much to my literary agent Elias Altman of MMQLIT! #Write #Inspire
Read Dr Glenn H. Shepard's fascinating article for #TEA - 'The Hunter in the Rye', on the use of shamanic plants as hunting medicines among the Matsigenka people of Amazonian Peru 🌾
#ethnobotany #anthropology #plants #shamanism @TweetTropiques 🌿
I’m concerned about the ag use of #antibiotics here b/c the science doesn’t really support that it will work. But I also sympathize w/ desperate #citrus growers from my home state. This crisis highlights need for more research $$ support in ag & #botany!
Antibiotics set to flood Florida’s troubled orange orchards
A desperate plan to fight a citrus scourge has public-health advocates and scientists concerned.
Having a bad day? Here is a pic of some bright & sunny asters to cheer you up 🌼
DYK that their color is due to #flavonoids - a class of plant chemicals whose name derives from the Latin term for yellow: “flavus” ? #plantsmakepeoplehappy #flowers #springtime #garden #asteraceae
Student event @IcbsEmory to highlight the impact of chemical biology on drug discovery and development along with an educational roundtable discussion with Doug Auld @Novartis, Zaneta Nikolovska-Coleska @UMich, and Kallol Basu @Merck. #chemicalbiology #education #drugdiscovery
We had fun exploring the underwater vegetation in the spring fed rivers of Texas last week!
#botany #river #spring #clearwaters #texas #hillcountry #waterplants #iamabotanist #explore #planthunter #swim #outdoorswimming #nature #naturelovers #getoutside
Friends in #SanDiego #LaJolla area - I'm in town today! Excited to give a talk at @Scripps_Ocean @UCSanDiego this afternoon at the Center for Marine Biotechnology & Biomedicine. Hope to see you there!
#Scripps #QuaveLab #naturalproducts #drugdiscovery #science #pharmacognosy
Dr. Fairchild was fascinated by Ficus auriculata. In “Exploring for Plants”, he wrote of his wonder, where “the great trunk was literally covered with the most astonishing masses of giant figs.” Fun fact: this fig ripens on its own and tastes like strawberries. #PlantingMondays
It’s a beautiful morning here in San Diego! In study section today and off to Scripps tomorrow for a visit and talk with some superstar 💫 natural products chemists! #science #drugdiscovery
Sophora secundiflora- FABACEAE
We came across this fragrant beauty locally known as Texas Mountain Laurel in a number of ornamental gardens in #hillcountry
#texas #fragrance #landscape #botany #flowers #flowersoftheday #fabaceae