New paper on anti-virulence activity of Peppertree

Our latest work on botanical inhibitors of bacterial quorum sensing is out today in the Nature journal, Scientific Reports. “Virulence inhibitors from Brazilian Peppertree block quorum sensing and abate dermonecrosis in skin infection models” is available by open access. Abstract: Widespread antibiotic resistance is on the rise and current therapies…

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Quave to give talk to GA ACS 1/24 – open to public, register now!

Join me for a fun evening of scientific discussion, drinks and buffet dinner with the Georgia Chapter of the American Chemical Society. I’ll be giving a fun lecture on my lab’s work entitled “Medical Ethnobotany and the Discovery of New Drugs for Antibiotic Resistant Infections”.  The event will be held…

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New paper on ethnobotany of Pantelleria Island

Check out our new publication by Quave & Saitta on the ethnobotany of Pantelleria Island in Economic Botany: “Forty-five years later: The shifting dynamic of traditional ecological knowledge on Pantelleria Island, Italy”   Abstract In 1969, Galt and Galt conducted an ethnobotanical survey in the community of Khamma on the…

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New book chapter: Antibiotics from nature

Dr. Quave has published a chapter in the new volume by the World Alliance Against Antibiotic Resistance: Quave, C.L. Antibiotics from nature: Traditional medicine as a source of new solutions for combating antimicrobial resistance. AMR Control 2016: Overcoming Global Antimicrobial Resistance. World Alliance Against Antibiotic Resistance http://resistancecontrol.info/rd-innovation/antibiotics-from-nature-traditional-medicine-as-a-source-of-new-solutions-for-combating-antimicrobial-resistance/ Abstract: Plants have…

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