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New on #FoodiePharmacology!
I speak with @ColinKhoury, a crop diversity researcher who has spent >20 years trying to understand the state of diversity in the global food system.
#garden #aromatherapy #lemongrass #homegarden #medicinalplants
Hey public health fans.
A reminder: @CDCFound COVID Corps still has a *ton* of positions open, in public health departments all over the United States. Genomic epi, bioinformatics, molecular micro, virology. Apply today! #jobs #COVID19
This is just the coolest plant! I'm planning a trip this summer to collect more leaf tissues for our ongoing #antibioticresistance research using compounds from beautyberry 💚
A Clerodane Diterpene from Callicarpa americana Resensitizes Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus to β-Lactam Antibiotics @QuaveEthnobot @PlantChemistry https://t.co/KhRoDI4N7X
I would ❤️ to apply for this @Nature award... but alas have timed-out from the 10-year mark post graduation. A thread on the 10-year mark for early-career awards & how they inadvertently exclude some women... 1/6
Pleased to share exciting new #openaccess work on pickles and other home ferments with @Knomascus funded by @LifeAtPurdue! Stories we tell and situated knowledge we use in fermenting foods have real impacts on microbial ecologies within and without us 1/
Over 30% of the world's 7400 languages are expected to be lost by 2100. “If these languages disappear, we’ll lose this index to the forest library,” says study co-author @R_CamaraLeret.
My latest for @PopSci.
When indigenous languages die, so does medicinal knowledge | Popular Science
Over 75 percent of unique botanical knowledge in some of the most biodiverse areas in the world are exclusive to one language.
Yay!! So glad that you're enjoying @FoodiePharma #podcast episodes! I have so much fun recording them - a great excuse to meet all of my botany/foodie idols!
Listening to @QuaveEthnobot interview botanical rockstars on her podcast while transcribing rust fungi labels really makes the day go by fast! https://t.co/6uCYDplNmv
Check this out! 🙌 SEB virtual symposium
"The Deadly Messengers: How plants harness highly reactive products of stress" lecture is TONIGHT @jade_bleau will be presenting her phenomenal research at 7 EST as part of the Growing Black Roots Scientist Lecture series @HFandG @BlkBotanistsWk Register https://t.co/ZIy6GCaMOj
Fascinating work on the importance of indigenous languages as a reservoir of medicinal plant knowledge 🌿
New paper in @PNASNews with Jordi Bascompte where we show that each Indigenous language is a unique reservoir of medicinal knowledge— a Rosetta Stone for unravelling and conserving nature's contributions to people. @UZH_Science https://t.co/Cqfv64agJd Thread 👇(1 /13)
"Volatilomes" Try saying it 3 times fast! The word just rolls off the tongue, doesn't it?
Working on a cool team grant to examine the smell of infection. Bacteria are stinky... and each one has its own unique sort of eau de parfum that we can capture as chemical signatures.
Our #health is everything, now more than ever. It is mine, yours, ours -- and we can care for it. We need to care for it.
We created the @EmoryCSHH #HealthIsEverything podcast series to educate, inspire, empower, and make everyone think more about...'What Is Health?'
Early reviews & praise for THE PLANT HUNTER are in! I'm so incredibly honored by these! Thank you so much to @VSJohnsonNYC @DocMarkPlotkin @marynmck for your thoughtful perspectives on the book 😍
Read them here:
#HappyTears #WritingCommunity #memoir
New on #FoodiePharmacology - I speak with Dr. Sandra Knapp @SandyKnapp, an expert on the amazing Solanaceae (nightshade) plant family! We talk about #biodiversity and some cool crops you've probably never heard of before!