Help save the Emory Herbarium rare plants collection!

Dear friends of the Emory University Herbarium: We have some exciting things happening at the Emory University Herbarium! Our mission is to serve as a botanical research and educational resource for the Emory University and global community. We aim to foster understanding of the human-nature interface by collecting, preserving, researching…

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More press links on paper showing how Sweet Chestnut disarms MRSA

We are so excited to have had press coverage on our most recent collaborative paper with the Horswill group! Stay tuned to our Twitter feed (@QuaveEthnobot) for news on the discovery. The full original article is available free via Open Access at PLoS ONE. Here are some links to the…

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Blog piece on our ethnobotanical research int he Balkans

Check out this new blog piece on our work! Here is an excerpt quote in the piece: “A lot of international attention has been focused on the Balkans to try to support reconciliation and development. If you really want to help local communities in a way that’s sustainable and culturally…

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New research article on ethnobotany, food security and resilience in the Balkans

We are excited to announce the release of a new research article from our work in the Balkans with collaborator Dr. Andrea Pieroni of the University of Gastronomic Sciences (Italy). The article can be accessed at the Nature Plants Website: http://www.nature.com/articles/nplants201421 Quave, C.L. and A. Pieroni. (2015). A reservoir of…

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Emory Herbarium has a new website

Emory University Herbarium, which curated by Dr. Quave, now has a new website and Twitter feed! The Emory Herbarim is home to more than 20,000 plant specimens, and features special collections in medical botany, granite rock outcrop species, and more. Check it out! Website:https://scholarblogs.emory.edu/emoryherbarium/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/EmoryHerbarium

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New book on Ethnobotany in the Balkans!

Hot off the presses: Ethnobotany and Biocultural Diversities in the Balkans Perspectives on Sustainable Rural Development and Reconciliation Edited by:  Andrea Pieroni and Cassandra Quave   The E-book can be ordered at the Springer site. Print copies are available at Amazon or Barnes and Noble.

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New book on teaching in the plant sciences for sale!

My edited volume, Innovative Strategies for Teaching in the Plant Sciences is in production, with an anticipated release date in March 31, 2014! Visit the publisher website to pre-order the book! ABOUT THE BOOK: Chapters will provide various creative ways to engage students in the plant sciences, including the use…

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