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Fall Symposium

Genetics and Genomics of Crop Improvement
Wednesday-Friday, September 28-30, 2016
The Donald Danforth Plant Science Center will host its 18th annual Fall Symposium in Saint Louis, Missouri Wednesday, September 28, through Friday noon, September 30, 2016. The theme, “Genetics and Genomics of Crop Improvement”, is particularly timely as we celebrate the expansion of the Danforth Center and the progressive growth and development of crop-focused biotech in the Saint Louis region.

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Seeds of Change

  • Fertilizing St. Louis: How to Grow the St. Louis Start Up Ecosystem

    Thursday, October 06, 2016
    Please join us for the 2016 Seeds of Change sponsored by J.P. Morgan. This year’s speaker will be David Karandish, CEO of Answers Corporation. His talk will consider what it takes to plant the seeds of entrepreneurship and what part St. Louis can play to encourage entrepreneurship and the formation of successful new companies in the region.

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St. Louis Raspberry Pi Jam

Learn. Create. Build.
Saturday, October 15, 2016
The Donald Danforth Plant Science Center (St. Louis, MO) will host a Raspberry Pi Jam at the Center on Saturday, October 15, 2016, from 12-4 pm. The Raspberry Pi Jam will bring together students, educators, makers, scientists, and the public to foster opportunities for collaboration and education.

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Scientific Seminars

WEEKLY SEMINAR SERIES - Oct. 5

Wednesday, October 05, 2016 3:45 PM
Weekly Seminar Series
Location: Theater (94)
Topic: Trait analyses in non-model species
Speaker: Katrien Devos, Professor, College of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences, University of Georgia

WEEKLY SEMINAR - Oct. 12

Wednesday, October 12, 2016 3:45 PM
Weekly Seminar Series
Location: Theater (94)
Topic: Pathway function influences complex traits and fitness in plant populations
Speaker: Thomas Mitchell-Olds, Professor, Department of Biology, Duke University

WEEKLY SEMINAR - Oct. 19

Wednesday, October 19, 2016 3:45 PM
Weekly Seminar Series
Location: Theater (94)
Topic:
Speaker: Arthur Grossman, Professor, Carnegie Institution for Science

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Contact 

For more information about Conversations, Seeds of Change,
or other Danforth Center Development events:
Susan Press
(314) 587-1077 
development@danforthcenter.org



For questions about scientific seminars:
Denise Cunningham
(314) 587-1430 
dcunningham@danforthcenter.org