Monday, December 16, 2013
Danforth Center receives $1 million grant from the National Science Foundation
The Center receives funds to support advanced research and education programs aimed at gaining a greater understanding of how plants develop.
Friday, December 06, 2013
NewLeaf Symbiotics acquires Intuitive Genomics
Combination of biologicals and big data creates opportunities for investors.
Sunday, October 13, 2013
New Discovery Will Enhance yield and quality of Cereal and Bioenergy Crops
A team of scientists led by Thomas Brutnell, Ph.D., have developed a new way of identifying genes that are important for photosynthesis in maize, and in rice
Monday, June 03, 2013
Danforth Center Announces New Director of Proteomics and Mass Spectrometry Facility
New hire brings significant expertise to the Center
ST. LOUIS, MO, June 3, 2013 –Dr. Bradley Evans recently joined the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center as the director of the Proteomics and Mass Spectrometry Facility. Dr. Evans’ accomplishments a ...
Monday, October 22, 2012
Danforth Center Expands Work to Improve Crop Productivity in the Developing World to New Level with New Institute for International Crop Improvement
Providing support and serving partnerships to enhance crops for food security
ST. LOUIS, MO, October 22, 2012 – The Donald Danforth Plant Science Center’s Institute for International Crop Improvement (IICI), has been established to expand research ...
Tuesday, September 04, 2012
Danforth Plant Science Center Hosts 14th Annual Fall Symposium
Speakers from across the world will discuss synthetic and systems biology
ST. LOUIS, MO, September 4, 2012 – The Donald Danforth Plant Science Center will be hosting its 14th annual Fall Symposium from Wednesday, September 26th – Friday, September 2 ...
Monday, August 13, 2012
Danforth Center’s “Conversations” Series Continues - August 13th, 2012
Let’s talk… Bioinformatics: at the Danforth Center and Beyond
ST. LOUIS, MO, August 13, 2012 – The Donald Danforth Plant Science Center will host its quarterly “Conversations” Series sponsored by Boeing on Thursday, August 30, 2012 from 5:15 – 7: ...
Tuesday, August 07, 2012
Researchers Demonstrate Control of Devastating Cassava Virus in Africa
International partnership makes progress to develop product for African farmers
ST. LOUIS, MO, August 7, 2012— An international research collaboration recently demonstrated progress in protecting cassava against cassava brown streak disease (CBSD), ...
Tuesday, July 24, 2012
NAABB Executive Director named Leader for Bioscience Division
Biofuels expert takes new role at Los Alamos National Laboratory
ST. LOUIS, MO, July 24, 2012 – The National Alliance for Advanced Biofuels and Bioproducts (NAABB), a consortium of leading scientists and engineers from universities, private industr ...
Friday, June 22, 2012
Global Alliance shares Progress and Considers Strategies to use Modern tools to Unlock the Promise of Cassava
Kampala, Uganda, June 22, 2012—Global leaders in cassava research have drawn up an action plan to unleash the potential of cassava as a key crop to boost food security, tackle poverty and address a changing climate.
Over half-a-billion people in sub ...