Quave receives grant from University Research Committee

Dr. Quave has received a grant in the amount of $30,000 from the Emory University Research Committee to support her fieldwork this summer in Sicily on the project: “Investigation into the antibacterial potential of medicinal plants of the Aegadian Islands, Italy“. Working with collaborators at the University of Palermo and…

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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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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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New paper comparing folk plant uses in Kosovo

I’m excited to announce that our new paper with European collaborators has just been published in the Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine!  The research article, titled “A cross-cultural comparison of folk plant uses among Albanians, Bosniaks, Gorani and Turks living in south Kosovo” by Behxhet Mustafa, Avni Hajdari, Andrea Pieroni,…

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Paper featured in a News and Views commentary in Nature Plants

Our recent paper on ethnobotanical knowledge as a source of resilience for food security and health strategies in the Balkans was featured in a News and Views piece in Nature Plants this week! The commentary was authored by Drs. Manuel Pardo-de-Santayana and Manuel J. Macía and titled: “The benefits of…

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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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August 21st Science Cafe at Atlanta Botanical Gardens

Save the Date- Thursday, August 21st! I’ll be giving the Science Cafe talk in the Atlanta Botanical Garden’s Plants and Human Health Series. This will be a fun, interactive evening, with hands-on activities that coincides with Cocktails in the Garden! So, plan on coming at 6pm to enjoy a cocktail,…

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