We have a new editorial piece on the progress of the Open Science Network in Ethnobiology published in Ethnobiology Letters. Click here to read more about what’s happening with the OSN!
Apply now for the Anne S. Chatham Fellowship in Medicinal Botany! This grant awards $4,500 to support U.S.-based PhD student research involving medicinal plants. Proposals must be received by January 31. See attached image for submission details. @GCAScholarships @mobotgarden
We are thrilled to announce that the 2021 Nan Shepherd Prize is NOW OPEN. If you’re a writer from a background underrepresented in nature writing, please send us your non-fiction proposals. We can’t wait to read them!
Breakingviews - Italy will be first to light up Europe’s weed biz
Italy will be first to light up Europe’s weed biz
Italy may soon jump on the weed bandwagon. A nationwide referendum to legalise cannabis will likely take place early next year. If Italian voters embr...
Extinction of Indigenous languages leads to loss of exclusive knowledge about medicinal plants via @Mongabay
Extinction of Indigenous languages leads to loss of exclusive knowledge about medicinal plants
A study at the University of Zurich in Switzerland shows that a large proportion of existing medicinal plant knowledge is linked to threatened indigen...
Wahoo! Love those sweet words of “I am pleased to inform you …” that your paper has been accepted! Huge congrats Dr. Falk on this excellent work!
It’s a good Monday- My fellowship thesis has been accepted for publication! Three years of collaborative clinical & basic science work from conception to completion 🙌 Keep an eye out for some new rUTI/biofilm data soon! @GinaNorthington @QuaveEthnobot @chassagne_f @EmoryGynOb
Who's ready for A Good Drink with @shanna_farrell ?
This week we talk about spirits, cocktails, and….. sustainability! My guest is Shanna Farrell, author of the new book “A Good Drink: In Pursuit of Sustainable Spirits.”
I'm starry-eyed 🤩 over this starred review from @KirkusReviews !! 💚💚💚
October 19th release date for hardcover 📗, e-book 🖥️, and audio book (audio in my voice 🎤)
Available for Pre-Order NOW:
Please RT! Help spread the word about THE PLANT HUNTER 🙏 https://t.co/6bhI4fWSpu
As Georgia deaths/day approach pandemic peaks, a grim reminder of the consequences of inaction, misinformation and policy failures.
1/ Publishers are warning sellers and consumers that supply chain issues have forced a major slowdown in book production and threaten a shortage of certain titles for the rest of the year.
New books may be hard to come by for the rest of the year
Book publishers are warning retailers and consumers that global supply chain delays are affecting inventory
Aberdeen would be a beautiful place to live and work!!
#microbiology #PhDposition #phdjobs #biology #genetics #Scotland #phdchat
My research institute is hiring SIX new lecturers. Looking for a broad range of research interests, including genetics and dev biol. Come and work in the beautiful North-East of Scotland. Please retweet
This semester is the perfect opportunity to work with the Emory Education Garden Project's seven garden plots! Tools and training are provided. Reach out to Erik Edwards at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Happy #PhytochemicalFriday! Today: catechin, a component of green tea, studied by Michiyo Tsujimura, first woman in Japan to obtain a PhD in agriculture. Tsujimura discovered catechin in green tea in 1930. She was honored today, on her 133rd birthday, with a google Doodle.
Last year, the Castle Fire in California killed ~7,500 - 10,600 giant sequoias (10 - 14% of the population)
Park officials are now wrapping some sequoias, incl the largest living tree by volume, in fire-resistant aluminum blankets to shield them from the latest blazes
It’s always hard to say goodbye! But we’re so happy to celebrate with Dr. Porras as she takes the next exciting steps for her career at the University of Vienna in Austria! Congrats Gina🥳!!!#naturalproducts #QuaveLab
Friends! You may be receiving an email about delivery delays on preorders of THE PLANT HUNTER. Due to a delay at the printers, the publication date has been pushed back 1 week to OCTOBER 19! This is also for audio & e-books. Thank you for your patience 🙏
The Plant Hunter by Cassandra Leah Quave: 9781984879110 | PenguinRandomHouse.com: Books
A leading medical ethnobotanist tells us the story of her quest to develop new ways to fight illness and disease through the healing powers of plants ...
The #QuaveLab made the front page of an Italian newspaper 🗞 today with a lovely feature on our chestnut & MRSA research 🔬
Nei castagni il segreto contro i mali da Stafilococco aureo - Il Quotidiano del Sud https://t.co/3M5uioVJ6p
It was such a pleasure to relive some of my most memorable plant hunting trips while writing my new book, like my trip to the Amazon to learn from Don Antonio. Learn more about THE PLANT HUNTER here: https://t.co/MI2VgfRUxL
Medicinal botany #students! @GCAScholarships offers $3,000- undergrad scholarship in Medicinal Botany. Deadline is Feb 1. APPLY NOW: https://t.co/AM7aQaQFRe #ethnobotany #medicinalbotany #botany #scholarships #fellowships #research
If you think you understand that “boosters are needed,” watch @drsanjaygupta’s masterclass on how to carefully assess the emerging data.
He is quite simply one of the greatest communicators of complicated issues (medical or otherwise) ever to walk the face of the planet.
A wonderful evening lecture by @thepawpawbook , delicious #pawpaw tasting & book signing at @AtlBotanical !
Who is Kate Crooks? My story for @atlasobscura: #WildflowerWednesday #WomenInSTEM #HistSci #LdnOnt #HamOnt
In Ontario, a Quest to Rediscover the Work of a Groundbreaking 19th-Century Botanist
Who is Catharine McGill Crooks, and what happened to her specimen collection?
Back in the sound studio!! 🎤
I’m all done with recording the audio book. Now it’s full speed ahead on prerecording interviews and podcasts to be released when THE PLANT HUNTER is published on Oct. 12th! Just 4 weeks left 😱
@emoryuniversity @VikingBooks @MMQLit @bsgspeakers
🚨LAST CHANCE🚨 Enter our @goodreads giveaway for your chance to win a copy of THE PLANT HUNTER, a "highly compelling" (Kirkus) memoir by @QuaveEthnobot, before it comes out October 12th!
Book giveaway for The Plant Hunter: A Scientist's Quest for Nature's Next Medicines by Cassandra Leah Quave Aug 16-Sep 15, 2021
Enter to win one of 50 free copies available. Giveaway dates from Aug 16-Sep 15, 2021. Enter for your chance to win an early finished copy of The Plan...
What a dreamy spot for a writing retreat/workshop! @Ethnobotanica @MariaFadiman ✍️📚
Delighted to host this winter writing retreat at The Pig Hotel at Combe 28-30 Jan, 2022
An immersion in narrative nonfiction
Writing workshops, lectures, evening author talks, feedback on writing
Candlelight cocktails, beautiful food, space to think
Breaking barriers, helping others up
UC Santa Cruz @ucsantacruz chemistry associate professor Laura Sanchez @DrLauraSanchez reflects on what helped her succeed and how she has tried to help others do the same.
Living legend 🤩 https://t.co/dvqaLZ2gHB
"Adverse events included vomiting, hallucinations, trouble standing, and loss of consciousness."
More studies are definitely needed on delta-8 THC. Also - I'd like to see more analytical chemistry on these products (purity, adulterants, residual solvents!).
5 Things to Know about Delta-8 Tetrahydrocannabinol – Delta-8 THC | FDA https://t.co/w9HYeIgC8l