New!! Major review paper on plant antibiotics published!

Ethnobotany and the Role of Plant Natural Products in Antibiotic Drug Discovery published in ACS Chemical Reviews. Access here: https://pubs.acs.org/doi/10.1021/acs.chemrev.0c00922 Abstract The crisis of antibiotic resistance necessitates creative and innovative approaches, from chemical identification and analysis to the assessment of bioactivity. Plant natural products (NPs) represent a promising source of…

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New Job Opening: Natural Products Chemist Postdoctoral Position!

We are seeking to hire a postdoctoral fellow with experience in natural products chemistry to join the Quave Research Group. Core strengths needed: HPLC, Mass spectrometry, NMR, compound isolation and structure elucidation. The position is for work on two NIH NCCIH-funded projects plus other drug discovery projects ongoing in lab…

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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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