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New episode of #FoodiePharmacology coming your way soon! Epic month for @QuaveEthnobot but fearlessly back in the studio!
I was able to squeeze some studio time into my schedule today! #foodiepharmacology friends - I’ve got a fun new episode coming your way! #foodiechats #food #herbalism #iamabotanist #pharmacognosy #ethnobotany #medicinalplants #garden #gardening #herbgarden #herbgardening #podcast
A Civil War guide to plant remedies helped Emory undergrad Micah Dettweiler and Emory researchers discover three plants that effectively fight drug-resistant bacteria related to wound infections https://t.co/w60ujFXqmm
Do you love plants? Want to learn more about native flora of the SE USA? Join us at the Native Plants Conference in Birmingham, AL next week! I'll be giving 2 talks on #medicinalplants on 5/31. Hope to see you there!
You can register here: https://t.co/FTYR0lUydT
How Civil War Plant Remedies Could Improve Modern Medicine @atlasobscura
How Civil War Plant Remedies Could Improve Modern Medicine
An old medical botanical guide offers new avenues for research.
Do you love plants? Want to learn more about native flora of the SE USA? Join us at the Native Plants Conference in Birmingham, AL next week! I'll be giving 2 talks on #medicinalplants on 5/31. Hope to see you there! Open to the public - register here:
Register today for Birmingham Botanical Gardens’ Native Plant Conference on May 30-June 2 | Bham Now
Photo courtesy of Birmingham Botanical Gardens Do you have an interest in the native flora of the Southeast and their preservation? Then the Native Pl...
Civil War plant medicines blast drug-resistant bacteria: Emory lab explores remedies in 1863 guide for battlefield surgeons
ICYMI: The audio from our Atlanta WABE #radio piece is now online! Tune in to learn more about how plant medicines used during the American Civil War fight drug resistant bacteria commonly implicated in wound infections. #wounds #history #medicine #botany
How Plants And A Civil War-Era Book Help Emory Scientists Search For New Drugs | 90.1 FM WABE
Cassandra Quave studies plants and how people use them as a professor at Emory University. She travels around the world, collecting samples and learni...
There's a lot of plants out there. How to figure out which to study for possible new drugs? @QuaveEthnobot and @DaZtrain look to the Civil War
Plant medicines from the Civil War likely saved lives at the time and could help fight stubborn bacteria today.
Civil War-Era Plant Medicines Could Help Fight Drug-Resistant Bacteria, Study Finds
Plant medicines from the Civil War likely saved lives at the time and could help fight stubborn bacteria today, scientists say.
Hey West Coast friends! I'm going to be live on the air at 12:30 pm ET/9:30 am PT today with KCBS News #Radio #SanFrancisco! Tune in at 740 am, 106.9 fm or to hear more about our research on the #antibacterial properties of Civil War-era plant medicines!
YES!!! An excellent step towards making more fresh food available in urban environments & a great opportunity for #botany #outreach & #education!
Atlanta creates first food forest in Georgia, largest in U.S.
Atlanta creates first food forest in Georgia, largest in U.S.
Atlanta residents will have greater access to fresh food thanks to a public urban food forest, near Lakewood Fairgrounds. This is the first food fores...
Tiny fossils could push back the first known appearance of fungi to more than 500 million years earlier than scientists had expected.
Billion-year-old fossils set back evolution of earliest fungi
Microscopic specimen discovered in the Canadian Arctic are surprisingly intricate.
What a delicious way to start the day! Wish I had a cup right now ☕️
For a great start in the morning. #Jamaican cultural heritage: chocolate (Theobroma cacao) & bissy (Cola acuminata) boiled together. Nothing makes the kitchen smell more sweet. #Culture #Ethnobotany #Caribbean
#jobs #phytochemsitry #pharmacognosy #naturalproducts #research #phdjobs #chemtwitter
Do you have a background in natural product chemistry?
Our Commercial Phytochemistry Unit is looking for a Senior Scientist to join the team: https://t.co/VmnrS4wEjX
Medicinal plants used during the US Civil war are surprisingly good at fighting bacteria https://t.co/WilLVCwldH
@QuaveEthnobot So excited to be a part of this and so happy to finally see it in print. We need to keep isolating new natural products for #AMR #SuperBugs.
And couldn’t have had a cooler collaborator! 😎
It is amazing who @Horswill_Lab brings together. All good friends fighting a good fight
In a study published Wednesday, an @EmoryUniversity professor looks to plants – and Civil War history -- to search for ways to fight antibiotic-resistant bacteria.
To all students who loved your classes: please do write to your professors and let them know. Such messages of appreciation inspire us to keep teaching, & teaching well. #AcademicLife
An ethnobotanist is studying how people use plants in traditional healing practices, in an attempt to uncover promising candidates for new drugs.
@physorg_com @EmoryUniversity @QuaveEthnobot #NaturalMedicine #Pharmacy
Great #postdoc #job opportunities! #chembio #biochemistry #microbiology
The lab is recruiting for two #postdoc positions to work on projects at the interface of #chembio #biochemistry #heme #spectroscopy and #microbiology - DM or email if interested!
I'm excited to share the latest work out of #QuaveLab in collaboration with @DaZtrain lab! #OpenAccess - check it out !
#medicinalplants #History #civilwar #AMR #pharmacognosy #botany #herbarium #herbalmedicine #antibiotic #infection #warwounds #wound
The importance of “Seed Re-Matriation” and Indigenous Food Soveriegnty with @rowenwhite_seed - thanks to @LizSK5 for this article in @ModFarm
How Seed Saving Is Repairing a Painful Past for Native Americans - Modern Farmer
Reclaiming food traditions, a big part of it.
Billionaire Robert F. Smith to pay off Morehouse 2019 grads' student debt. RESPECT
Morehouse commencement speaker to pay off Class of 2019’s student loans
At Morehouse graduation, philanthropist Robert F. Smith has big surprise announcement. His his family is providing a grant to eliminate the student lo...
Visiting the beautiful museum and archeological site of Casa Santo Domingo in Antigua, Guatemala. A place not to miss! Glad we made a u-turn and found our way back here today! #monastery #museum #santodomingo #guatemala #travelogue #gardens
Here's a cool update on my #science #memoir "The Plant Hunter". My fabulous agent at MMQLIT made our first international sale in Taiwan! Who knows how many languages it will ultimately be released in? So exciting! I better get back to writing! 😊
#WomenInScience #scicomm #botany
"Antibiotics set to flood Florida’s troubled orange orchards," in Nature, 2 months ago.
Antibiotics set to flood Florida’s troubled orange orchards
A desperate plan to fight a citrus scourge has public-health advocates and scientists concerned.