Seeds of Change

  • Women in Agriculture: The Key to Food and Nutrition Security in Africa

    Wednesday, May 02, 2018
    This year's Seeds of Change event will feature Africa Food Prize winner Dr. Ruth Oniang’o, who will discuss the intersection of food security, sustainable agriculture, and women’s empowerment in sub-Saharan Africa.

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Young Friends

  • Party With The Plants

    Friday, June 08, 2018
    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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Scientific Seminars


Wednesday, April 25, 2018 11:00 AM
Weekly Seminar Series
Location: Theater (94)
Topic: Phytochrome-mediated light signaling in Arabidopsis
Speaker: Enamul Huq, Professor, Department of Molecular Biosciences, University of Texas at Austin

Special Seminar - May. 1

Tuesday, May 01, 2018 3:30 PM
Special Seminar
Location: Theater (94)
Topic: microRNAs as trans-species regulators of gene expression during parasitic plant infestations
Speaker: Michael J. Axtell, PhD., Professor, Department of Biology, Pennsylvania State University

Weekly Seminar Series - May. 2

Wednesday, May 02, 2018 3:30 PM
Weekly Seminar Series
Location: Theater (94)
Speaker: Madelaine E. Bartlett, PhD., Assistant Professor, Biology Department, University of Massachusetts-Amherst

Weekly Seminar Series - May. 9

Wednesday, May 09, 2018 3:30 PM
Weekly Seminar Series
Location: Theater (94)
Topic: (Re)programming cell identity and functions in response to developmental or environmental cues in Arabidopsis
Speaker: Doris Wagner, PhD., Professor of Biology, University of Pennsylvania

Weekly Seminar Series - May. 16

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 3:30 PM
Weekly Seminar Series
Location: Theater (94)
Topic: Autonomous phenotyping: tree shape, flower detection, and root segmentation
Speaker: Amy Tabb, PhD., USDA-ARS-AFRS, Kearneysville, WV

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For more information about Conversations, Seeds of Change,
or other Danforth Center Development events:
Tam McGuire
(314) 587-1403 

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