Wild Healing on PBS

Exciting news! The Quave Lab and Emory Herbarium was featured in the episode on “Wild Healing” with the “Eco Sense for Living” program on PBS. This will air on 4/29/2020 on your local PBS channel. You can also access the full episode on PBS online here: https://www.pbs.org/video/wild-healing-shsups/

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2020 Speaking Schedule

Here is the list of speaking engagements for 2020. Links will be updated as more information is available. Most of the seminars are open to the universities and the public. The conference speaking events require admission. Invited Speaking Schedule This is a list of speaking events (plenary talks, keynote lecture,…

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New Technical Note Published

I’m excited to share the 1st paper of 2020 from #QuaveLab: “LEGO MINDSTORMS Fraction Collector: A Low-Cost Tool for a Preparative High-Performance Liquid Chromatography System.” We’ve provided some additional free resources with the paper. The Supplementary Information file includes detailed base construction tips and brick-by-brick LEGO assembly instructions. You can…

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Free Public Lecture in Edinburgh – September 15th

Discover plants in a new light by seeing them as lifesaving medicines, trade commodities and wisdom from the ancestors. A trio of ethnobotanists will reveal stories of cultural sanctuaries, valuable orchids and medicinal plants from fieldwork in Tibet, Bhutan, Anatolia, the Balkans and the Mediterranean. Maria Fadiman is a National Geographic…

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State-of-the-Art Presentation at Society for Investigative Dermatology meeting

I’m honored to give one of the Society for Investigative Dermatology #SID2019 #SIDCHICAGO State-of-the-Art lectures today! Join me at 6:15 PM in the International Ballroom North as I explore the role of #naturalproducts from #plants in #dermatology! Slides available here.

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New publication on Kalanchoe plants

We have a new publication out on the antibacterial activity of Kalanchoe species against antibiotic resistant bacteria. The full article is available online via open access option at this weblink. Richwagen, N., J.T. Lyles, B. Dale, C.L. Quave. (2019) Antibacterial activity of Kalanchoe mortagei and K. fedtschenkoi against ESKAPE pathogens.…

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New grant on melanoma therapeutics funded

We are excited to announce that the Quave Research Group has secured $50,000 in funding from Winship Cancer Center at Emory University to pursue our drug discovery program for melanoma. The project, entitled “Isolation and Characterization of Novel Therapeutics Targeting Melanoma” will follow up on hit extracts we identified during…

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Make a difference this Giving Tuesday

On #GivingTuesday – make a difference by supporting a unique research training opportunity in #QuaveLab & #Emory #Herbarium. For every $7k raised, I can support an immersive summer #STEM #undergrad #research experience. Make a tax-deductible donation with Emory at donate.etnobotanica.us

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New book chapter: Methods in the Extraction and Chemical Analysis of Medicinal Plants

New book chapter published on methods for the extraction and analysis of natural products from plants! [Link] Salam, A.M., J.T. Lyles, and C.L. Quave. (2019). Methods in the Extraction and Chemical Analysis of Medicinal Plants. In: Methods and Techniques in Ethnobiology and Ethnoecology. U.P. Albuquerque, L.V.F.C. da Cunha, R.F.P de Lucena,…

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