In the Quave Research Group, we adhere to strict research principles relevant to the field of ethnobotany field and laboratory research. Specifically, we follow the:
- Ethical principles of the International Society of Ethnobiology Code of Ethics
- Plant collection guidelines of the WHO Guidelines for Good Agricultural and Collection Practices (GACP)
- National Institutes of Health Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals
- Emory University Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee Policy
- Convention on Biological Diversity and Nagoya Protocol for equitable access and benefit sharing
- All foreign plant and fungal materials are imported under appropriate USDA APHIS permits.
For more information concerning ethnobotanical research, please see the Society for Economic Botany Toolkit, which includes links to various research resources. For more information concerning Emory University’s research policies, please visit the Emory Research site and the Office of Compliance.