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 ...
Wednesday, June 20, 2012
Golden Cassava Award Presented at International Scientific Conference
Kampala, Uganda, June 20, 2012—The Global Cassava Partnership for the 21st Century (GCP21) convened its second scientific conference on June 18 at the Speke Resort Conference Centre in Kampala, Uganda with an impressive opening ceremony featuring t ...
Monday, June 11, 2012
Leading researchers call for $100 billion investment in Agriculture research
Science holds the key to meeting global demands for food and fuel
St. Louis, MO, June 11, 2012—The scientific community must make a 10-year, $100 billion investment in food and energy security by funding plant research, says Dr. Tom Brutnell of the ...
Friday, June 01, 2012
General Motors and Enterprise Holdings to Address Corporate Sustainability at Donald Danforth Plant Science Center
For more information, contact:
Laura Bryant, Enterprise Holdings
Terry Rhadigan, General Motors
Karla Roeber, Donald Danforth Planet Science Center
314-587-1231; kroeber@danfor ...
Tuesday, May 29, 2012
Global gathering features leading authorities on cassava research
to address a wide variety of issues impacting production and food security
ST. LOUIS, MO, May 29, 2012—An impressive lineup of the leaders in cassava research and development from around the globe will present during the second scienti ...
Tuesday, May 15, 2012
Global Alliance to Gather to consider Strategies for Overcoming Challenges of Global Climatic Change at International Cassava Conference
ST. LOUIS, MO, May 15, 2012—The Global Cassava Partnership for the 21st Century (GCP21) will hold its second scientific conference June 18 – 22, 2012 at the Speke Resort Conference Centre in Kampala, Uganda. GCP21 consists of 45 member institutions ...
Monday, May 14, 2012
Researchers look to relatives for clues in quest to develop sources of bioenergy
ST. LOUIS, MO, May 14, 2012—Arranging DNA fragments into a genome sequence that scientists can interpret is a challenge often compared to assembling a puzzle except you don’t have the box and have no idea what the picture is supposed to be. Sometimes ...
Tuesday, May 01, 2012
Danforth Center’s “Conversations” Series Continues May 1st, 2012
Let’s talk… about Nature
and Technology: A Conversation about
ST. LOUIS, MO, May 1 , 2012 – The Donald Danforth Plant Science Center will host its quarterly “Conversations” Series sponsored by Boeing on Thursday, May 10, 2012 from 5:15 ...
Monday, April 23, 2012
Donald Danforth Plant Science Center to be Honored as the Second Annual Recipient of the International Humanitarian of the Year Award
Contact: Robert Fischer, 314-727-9988 or firstname.lastname@example.org
World Affairs Council of St. Louis set to recognize Donald Danforth Plant Science Center for humanitarian efforts to improve the human condition.
ST. LOUIS (April 23, 2012)—The World Af ...
Tuesday, April 10, 2012
Student scientific program gets boost from two national foundations
ST. LOUIS, MO, April 10, 2012 – The National Science Foundation (NSF) and The Hearst Foundations collectively awarded $711,656 to support research training for undergraduate students in The Donald Danforth Plant Science Center’s Summer Internship pro ...