New Antibiotic Discovery Project Funded

I’m excited to announce that our project “Novel compounds from botanical innovation yields Acinetobacter treatments” was selected for funding via the R21 mechanism at NIH/NIAID. This is a collaborative project to be undertaken together between the Quave Research Group at Emory University, with co-investigator Dr. Julia Kubanek’s group at Georgia…

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New Job Opportunities in the Quave Research Group

We have some exciting new job opportunities with the Quave Research Group at Emory University! Job listings are now posted and we will evaluate candidates and schedule interviews in mid-June. See the links below for full job descriptions and application instructions.  Postdoctoral Fellow in Microbiology. We are seeking a microbiologist…

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Quave to give talk to GA ACS 1/24 – open to public, register now!

Join me for a fun evening of scientific discussion, drinks and buffet dinner with the Georgia Chapter of the American Chemical Society. I’ll be giving a fun lecture on my lab’s work entitled “Medical Ethnobotany and the Discovery of New Drugs for Antibiotic Resistant Infections”.  The event will be held…

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New paper on ethnobotany of Pantelleria Island

Check out our new publication by Quave & Saitta on the ethnobotany of Pantelleria Island in Economic Botany: “Forty-five years later: The shifting dynamic of traditional ecological knowledge on Pantelleria Island, Italy”   Abstract In 1969, Galt and Galt conducted an ethnobotanical survey in the community of Khamma on the…

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8/17: Quave to speak at Georgia Herbalists Guild

Topic: Medical ethnobotany and the discovery of new drugs for antibiotic resistant infections Dr. Quave will tell the story of how her research group has discovered new leads for antibiotic adjuvants, from field research documenting the traditional use of these plants in topical therapeutics for skin infections, to the laboratory…

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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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Blog piece on our ethnobotanical research int he Balkans

Check out this new blog piece on our work! Here is an excerpt quote in the piece: “A lot of international attention has been focused on the Balkans to try to support reconciliation and development. If you really want to help local communities in a way that’s sustainable and culturally…

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