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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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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New review article: Wound healing with botanicals

We have a new review article published in Current Dermatology Reports : Quave, C.L. (2018). Wound healing with botanicals: A review and future perspectives. Current Dermatology Reports DOI 10.1007/s13671-018-0247-4 .  [Link] Abstract: Purpose of review Botanicals have long played a crucial role in the management of chronic and infected wounds,…

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New review published: Opportunities for Plant Natural Products in Infection Control

We have a new review article published in Current Opinion in Microbiology: Salam, A. and C.L. Quave (2018). Opportunities for plant natural products in infection control. Current Opinion in Microbiology 45: 189-194 [Link] Abstract: The continued spread of antimicrobial resistance represents one of the most serious infectious disease threats to global…

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Summer Field Research

We had an amazing time collecting plants during our summer field research expedition to a native pine habitat in south Georgia this summer! We’ve posted photos and videos of our work on our various social media accounts. Check them out! Follow Dr. Quave on Twitter: https://twitter.com/QuaveEthnobot Follow Dr. Quave on Instagram: http://instagram.com/quaveethnobot/…

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Quave Lab Schedule at ASM Microbe Conference

Quave Lab is presenting at ASM Microbe – come see us! Saturday, 6/9/18, 11am-1pm in building B poster hall: Jubilee Park presenting her work on resistance modifying agents for Acinetobacter baumannii at Poster 787 Sunday, 6/10/18, 12:45-1:30 pm in the Exhibit and Poster hall, Building B – 369. Dr. Quave…

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New Antibiotic Discovery Project Funded

I’m excited to announce that our project “Novel compounds from botanical innovation yields Acinetobacter treatments” was selected for funding via the R21 mechanism at NIH/NIAID. This is a collaborative project to be undertaken together between the Quave Research Group at Emory University, with co-investigator Dr. Julia Kubanek’s group at Georgia…

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New Job Opportunities in the Quave Research Group

Update: We have filled all of the openings advertised this summer. Thanks for your interest in the lab! Follow us on Social Media for new job listings as they become available. We have some exciting new job opportunities with the Quave Research Group at Emory University! Job listings are now posted…

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