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Department of Biological Sciences

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October 2022

2022 Darden Lecture: “The Plant Hunter: A Scientist’s Quest for Nature’s Next Medicines”

October 13 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

North Lawn 2005 The 2022 Darden Lecture speaker is Dr. Cassandra Quave. She is the Curator of the Herbarium and Associate Professor of Dermatology and Human Health at Emory University, where she leads natural product 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 analysis of plants used in traditional medicine. Dr. Quave  is a Fellow of the Explorers Club, a past President of the…

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