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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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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New Paper on Bioactivity of St. John’s Wort

Take a look at our latest article on the anti-infective properties of traditinal medicinal preparations. Here, we provide an example of traditional knowledge demonstrating sophisticated competence: harnessing a powerful plant while excluding a negative side-effect. This article is available by open access, free to view or download at the link…

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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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New paper on marine natural products

Our latest work in collaboration with Julia Kubanek’s group of the Georgia Institute of Technology has just been published in the Journal of Organic Chemistry: Lavoie, S., D. Brumley, T.S. Alexander, C. Jasmin, F.A. Carranza, K. Nelson, C.L. Quave, and J. Kubanek. (2017) Iodinated meroditerpenes from a red alga Callophycus…

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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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