Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Danforth Center’s “Conversations” Series Continues
Nature’s Medicines: Translating Plants to Healthcare Applications
Monday, February 24, 2014
Benson Hill and J.R. Simplot Launch Pilot to Increase Potato Crop Yield
The companies will work jointly to incorporate Benson Hill’s technology into commercial varieties of J.R. Simplot potatoes to increase photosynthetic efficiency.
Monday, January 27, 2014
Iowa Corn Promotion Board and Donald Danforth Plant Science Center Announce Research Cooperation
The research cooperation has a goal of developing traits that will be used to improve farmer productivity and manage nutrients responsibly, which ICPB has identified as a priority area for research.
Tuesday, December 17, 2013
Danforth Plant Science Center Elects New Chairman and Expands Board of Trustees
The Board of Trustees of the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center elected John F. McDonnell to succeed William H. Danforth, M.D., as chairman, and added three St. Louis leaders as new trustees.
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 ...