New paper reviews state-of-the-art tools for anti-virulence drug discovery in staph!

Flipping the switch: tools for detecting small molecule inhibitors of staphylococcal virulence Drs. Quave and Horswill have co-authored a review on different laboratory tools and approaches that can be used to detect small molecule inhibitors of Staphylococcus aureus virulence. Virulence inhibitors could be used in the future as adjuvants to…

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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 give invited lecture at Cornell University in 2014

Dr. Quave will present a lecture entitled “Medicines from Nature: An ethnobotanical approach to anti-infective drug discovery” for the Cornell University Department of Plant Biology seminar series on March 7th, 2014. She will also be presenting a guest lecture in Dr. Eloy Rodriguez’s “Medical Ethnobotany of New World Cultures” course.…

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Quave to give Anthropology Department Seminar at Emory University

Dr. Quave will present a lecture titled “Medicines from nature: Ethnobotany and the science of human health” as part of the Emory University Anthropology Department Seminar series on November 11th, 2013 in the Anthropology building, room 303 at 4:15 pm. Dr. Quave is an Associated Faculty member with the department.…

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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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