Alyse R. Kuhlman

Alyse Rothrock Kuhlman
Manager DNA Collection and Madagascar Ethnobotany Program
William L. Brown Center

Missouri Botanical Garden
P.O. Box 299
St. Louis, MO 63166-0299

office phone: + 1-314-577-9473 ext. 6214
fax: + 1-314-577-0800
email: alyse.kuhlman@mobot.org

B.A. Anthropology and Environmental Studies, Washington University in St. Louis 2006

 


 


 

General Research Interests

  • Home gardening and small scale agriculture

  • Traditional food recipes and health

  • Medicinal plant use


Current Projects

  • Manages the DNA Bank, which currently holds over 10,000 specimen

  • Coordinates the Madagascar Ethnobotany program

  • Organizes the Madagascar ICBG collections in the herbarium


Field Experience

  • Trained in traditional plant use with CECALLI (Estelí, Nicaragua) and Center for Development in Central America (Managua, Nicaragua)

  • Has conducted field work in Nicaragua, Peru, and Madagascar


Selected Publication

  • Bussmann, R.W., G. Malca, A. Glenn, D. Sharon, G. Chait, D. Díaz, K. Pourmand, B. Jonat, S. Somogy, G. Guardado, C. Aguirre, A. Kuhlman, K. Meyer, A. Townesmith, J. Effio-Carbajal, F. Frías-Fernandez, and M. Benito. (In press.) Minimum inhibitory concentration of medicinal plants used in Northern Peru as antibacterial remedies. J Ethnopharmacology.
  • Bussmann, R.W., A. Glenn, A. Kuhlman, K. Meyer, and A. Townesmith. 2010. Herbal mixtures in traditional medicine in Northern Peru. J Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 6(10).
  • Bussmann, R.W., D. Sharon, D. Diaz, R. Cardenas, G. Chait, M. Castro, S. Regalado, C.R. Del Toro, G. Malca, A.F. Perez, A. Glenn, K. Meyer, A. Rothrock, and A. Townesmith. 2009. Antibacterial activity of medicinal plant species in Northern Peru. Arnaldoa 16(1):93–103.
  • Bussmann, R.W., D. Sharon, M. Castro, R. Cardenas, G. Chait, S. Regalado, C.R. Del Toro, G. Malca, A.F. Perez, A. Glenn, K. Meyer, A. Rothrock, and A. Townesmith. 2009. Phyto-Chemical Analysis of Peruvian Medicinal Plants. Arnaldoa 16(1):105–110.


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