• Let's Talk About...People, Plants and Partnerships: The Mizzou Connection

    Thursday, August 25, 2016
    Please join us for a conversation about the growing ag-tech industry and the strong tradition of plant science research in Missouri. Come learn about the partnership between the University of Missouri and the Danforth Center and how it is impacting the region.

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Young Friends

  • Happy Hour

    Thursday, September 08, 2016
    Young Friends is a group of professionals, 40 and under, who support the Danforth Center’s mission to improve the human condition through plant science, including our efforts to enhance St. Louis as a world center for agtech, bioscience, and other industries that are defining the future of our region. Guests have the opportunity to socialize and network with other young professional to learn about the local bioscience ecosystem while enjoying hors d’oeuvres and drinks.

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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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Scientific Seminars


Wednesday, July 27, 2016 3:45 PM
Special Seminar
Location: Theater (94)
Topic: Mycorrhizal functioning and plant response
Speaker: Alok Adholeya, PhD., Director, Research and Technology Development, Mycorrhizal Applications

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

For questions about scientific seminars:
Denise Cunningham
(314) 587-1430