2017-2018 Speaking Schedule

Dr. Quave’s 2017-2018 Speaking Schedule Updated: 7/21/2017 Public Lectures Keynote public lecture. “Plants, magic and molecules: The search for new cures from old remedies”. Cornell Botanic Gardens, Public Lecture, Ithaca, New York, 10/10/2017. University Research Seminars University of North Carolina Greensboro, Department of Chemistry Seminar. “Ethnobotany and the search for…

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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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Quave Lab featured in new Nat Geo Channel show on 3/13

Tune in to the National Geographic Channel on Monday, March 13th at 9pm EST to catch Episode 2 of the new series “Origins: The Journey of Humankind”. The Quave Lab is featured in the medicine episode “Cheating Death“. We’ll also hold a screening of the show, followed by Q&A with…

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Quave to give ID Seminar Thurs, March 9th

Emory colleagues and students: I’ll be giving the Emory School of Medicine Infectious Disease Seminar this Thursday (March 9) at 8 am in the Klamon Room of the Claudia Nance Rollings building: “Medical Ethnobotany and the Discovery of Antibiotic Potentiators”. Hope to see you there!

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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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Public lecture this Friday (2/21) in Boca Raton, FL!

I’ll be giving a public lecture on medicinal plants and the search for new antibiotics this Friday (2/21) at Florida Atlantic University! This lecture is free and open to the public as part of the Frontiers in Science Public Lecture series. My talk will feature descriptions of the exciting work…

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Quave to present invited lecture at TCAM conference in Abu Dhabi

Dr. Quave will be attending an international conference on “Traditional Complementary and Alternative Medicine (TCAM)” in Abu Dhabi, UAE on December 10th, 2013. The conference, which is hosted by the Zayed Complex for Herbal Research and Traditional Medicine, has a theme of “Sustainable TCAM Development Strategies for the 21st Century”.…

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New Article out on Bioprospecting and Ethics

A new review paper by Drs. Rose, Quave and Islam is out in the journal Ethnobiology and Conservation. The article, entitled “The Four-Sided Triangle of Ethics in Bioprospecting: Pharmaceutical Business, International Politics, Socio-Environmental Responsibility and the Importance of Local Stakeholders” addresses key issues in the bioprospecting process.The full article is…

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