New paper out on ethnobotany in the Balkans

A new paper by Pieroni and colleagues explores Macedonian and Albanian traditional knowledge concerning local plants: Pieroni, A., K. Cianfaglione, A. Nedelcheva, A. Hajdari, B. Mustafa and C.L. Quave (2014). Resilience at the border: traditional botanical knowledge among Macedonians and Albanians living in Gollobordo, Eastern Albania. Journal of Ethnobiology and…

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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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New publication on the use of recreational teas in Europe

The final version of a review paper on the traditional use of recreational teas in Europe is now available as an open-access article with the Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine. To access the article, click here: View at JEE Sõukand, R. C.L. Quave, A. Pieroni, M. Pardo-de-Santayana, J. Tardío, R.…

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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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Quave to meet with Abu Dhabi Health Authority

June 17-21, 2013. Dr. Quave will meet with officials in the Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates) Health Authority at the Zayed Complex for Herbal Research and Traditional Medicine. Established in 1996, the ZCHRTM “is unique in the sense that under one roof it has interdisciplinary research approach and interfacing traditional…

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Medicinal Plant Monograph Student Project Updated

The Medicinal Plant Monograph E-Book and video presentations have been updated with 18 new contributions from students enrolled in Dr. Quave’s Botanical Medicine and Health course at Emory University. Click on the links to learn more about some important medicinal plants. Each monograph provides a thorough review of the scientific…

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