Lectureships & Visiting Professorships

National and International:

Invited Seminars

  1. An Ethnobotanical Approach to Anti-infective Drug Discovery. Leiden University, The Netherlands. Leiden Bioscience Initiative, van Leeuwenhoek Lecture series on BioScience, 10/2013
  2. Natural Product Inhibitors of Pathogenesis: The next generation of antimicrobial therapy?. Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL. Chemistry Department Seminar, 2/2014.
  3. Anti-infective drugs from nature. Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL. Frontiers in Science Public Lecture Series, 2/2014.
  4. Medicines from nature: An ethnobotanical approach to drug discovery. Department of Plant Biology Seminar, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, 3/2014

Invited Full Course Visiting Professorships

  1. Graduate student & faculty training in ethnobotanical research. University of Prishtina, Prishtina, Kosovo, 15 students, 30 contact hours, 9/28-10/11/2014
  2. Ethnozymology and human health. University of Gastronomic Sciences, Pollenzo (Bra), Italy. 20 students, 9 contact hours, 7/8-7/11/2014.

Regional:

  1. Folk illness and healing in the Mediterranean. Medical Anthropology, University of Arkansas – Fayetteville, AR, 1 contact hour, 4/2009.
  2. Italian ethnobotany. Economic Botany, University of Arkansas – Conway, AR 3 contact hours, 10/2009.
  3. Italian traditional medicine. Medical Anthropology, University of Arkansas – Fayetteville, AR, 1 contact hour, 4/2010.
  4. Medicinal plants for infectious disease. Clark Atlanta University, Introduction to Ethnobotany, 1 contact hour, 10/28/2014
  5. Medical Botany. Clark Atlanta University, Introduction to Ethnobotany, 1 contact hour, 3/24/2015.

Institutional:

  1. Pharmaceutical properties of botanical, Pharmaceutical Biotechnology, PHSC 5623. UAMS College of Pharmacy, Little Rock, AR, 2 contact hours, 11/2009
  2. Inhibiting pathogenic aureus biofilm formation with Mediterranean medicinal plants. UAMS College of Pharmacy Seminar Lecture Series, Little Rock, AR, 4/2/2010.
  3. Natural product anti-infectives. Infectious Disease Seminar. Emory University School of Medicine, Department of Infectious Disease, CME Credit Lecture for ID clinicians. 1 contact hour, 9/2012.
  4. Medicines from nature. Department of Environmental Sciences Seminar Series, Emory University, 2/2013.
  5. Italian Ethnobotany, Emory Italian Studies Abroad Program, Ginestra, Italy, 5 contact hours, 6/2013.
  6. Dangerous herbs: poisons. EH 520: Human Toxicology, Department of Environmental Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1 contact hour, 10/2013.
  7. Herbarium revitalization project. Department of Biology Seminar, Emory University, 10/2013.
  8. Ethnobotany and the science of human health. Department of Anthropology Seminar, Emory University, 11/2013.
  9. Quorum quenchers and biofilm inhibitors: A new direction for anti-infective drug discovery. Microbiology and Molecular Genetics Program Seminar, Emory University, 2/2014.
  10. Medical ethnobotany in the Balkans. EDGES Seminar, Department of Dermatology, Emory University School of Medicine, 4/2014.
  11. Italian ethnobotany, Emory Italian Studies Abroad Program, Ginestra, Italy, 5 contact hours, 6/2014.
  12. Quorum quenchers for SSTIs. Dermatology Grand Rounds Chalk Talk, Emory University School of Medicine, 8/2014.
  13. Natural product quorum quenchers and biofilm inhibitors. Molecular and Systems Pharmacology Program Seminar, Emory University, 9/2014.
  14. New directions for anti-infective drug discovery. HLTH 411/ANT 431: Many Diseases, Few Causes, Emory University, 1 contact hour, 9/2014.
  15. Medical ethnobotany and human health. HLTH 310/ANT 339 – Defining Health: Biocultural Perspectives, Emory University, 1 contact hour, 9/2014.
  16. Natural product quorum quenchers. Neuroanesthesiology Seminar Series, Emory University School of Medicine, 12/17/2014.
  17. Nature and local traditions. HLTH385: Humanizing Health, Emory University. 1 contact hour, 2/24/2015.
  18. Emory University Herbarium: Quo vadis? Science Café seminar, Biology Dept., Emory University. 1 contact hour, 3/3/2015.
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