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Virtual Lunchbox Talk: The Search for Anti-Cancer Phytochemicals in Lumbee Herbal Medicine

with Dr. Tracie Locklear, Research Assistant Professor, North Carolina Central University

The registration period has closed for this event.

Date: Thursday, June 24, 2021

Time: 12:00 PM-1:00 PM EST

Location: Zoom webinar

Fee: Free, $5 suggested fee


The North Carolina Native American Ethnobotany Project was a 2-year research investigation of cultural and medicinal plants of significance to Indigenous communities in North Carolina. This lecture highlights several plants with a long history of medicinal use within these communities to fight infections and examines the scientific evidence to support their use by local communities.



Registration open through 6/24/2021 11:50 PM

About the Speaker

Dr. Tracie Locklear is a Research Assistant Professor at North Carolina Central University in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences. She is a translational scientist and experienced clinical researcher with a PhD in Pharmacognosy and a strong background in women’s health research. Her research interests involve the evaluation of the role of plant nutrients in human health and wellness. She works closely with communities interested in the reestablishment of healthy food traditions that support healthy living and food security in rural communities without access to fresh produce.


This Virtual LUNCHBOX Talk will be offered via Zoom Webinar. Information for accessing the event will be distributed the week of the talk.

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