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Signature Lectures: Johnstone Lecture at the State Botanical Garden of Georgia
November 9, 2022 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Who: Cassandra Quave, curator of the Herbarium and associate professor of dermatology and human health, Emory University, giving the Johnstone Lecture: “The Plant Hunter: A Scientist’s Quest for Nature’s Next Medicines”
Location: State Botanical Garden of Georgia, Conservatory Great Room
Quave leads anti-infective drug discovery research initiatives and teaches courses on medicinal plants, microbiology and pharmacology. As a medical ethnobotanist, her work focuses on the documentation and pharmacological evaluation of plants used in traditional medicine. Quave’s research is supported by the NIH, industry contracts, and philanthropy. She is a Fellow of the Explorers Club, a past president of the Society for Economic Botany, a recipient of the Emory Williams Teaching Award and Charles Heiser, Jr. Mentor Award.
Sponsored by the State Botanical Garden of Georgia