October 08, 2021 4:00 PM to 6:00 PMUptown Campus
The Tulane Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology is honored to host Dr. Mark Plotkin as the speaker for the Fall 2021 Marcia Monroe Conery Lectureship Series. Dr. Plotkin, who grew up in New Orleans, will be giving a talk called "Rum, Pirates and Medicinal Plants from New Orleans to the Amazon."
Dr. Plotkin is a renowned ethnobotanist and author of several books, most recently "The Amazon: What everyone needs to know." He is the President and CEO of the Amazon Conservation Team (ACT), a nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting the biological and cultural diversity of the Amazon, which he co-founded with his wife Liliana Madrigal over 25 years ago.
There will be a catered reception immediately following the lecture in Pocket Park (rain-out 203 Stibbs Conference Room).
The lecture and the reception are open to the public and no registration is required.
Tulane University's event policy requires that attendees show proof of vaccination or a negative PCR test (within 72 hours). All attendees must wear masks during the indoor seminar. For more information on Tulane's Event policy for 2021, please click here.
For more information about Dr. Plotkin and the Marcia Monroe Conery Lectureship, please visit the Tulane University EE Biology Events page.