Monday, June 16, 2014
St. Louis Wins Competitive Search to Land Major Player in Ag Industry
Region’s Plant Science Ecosystem Provides Key Resources for KWS Gateway Research Center
Tuesday, June 10, 2014
Local Agtech company led by Danforth Center Scientists Receives Two NSF Grants to Improve Photosynthesis
Today Benson Hill Biosystems, an agricultural biotechnology company, announced that it has been awarded two Phase I Small Business Technology Transfer grants by the National Science Foundation.
Monday, May 19, 2014
Danforth Plant Science Center Set to Grow
Construction Begins on New $45 Million Addition to its Facility
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Agriculture Tech Advances Opportunities for Entrepreneurs, Kauffman/Danforth Plant Science Center Paper Shows
Paper calls on entrepreneurs to seize untapped potential for innovation in “AgTech” to meet global food demand while minimizing environmental impacts
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.
Friday, January 10, 2014
Danforth Center Announces Four New Lead Investigators
New hires bring significant expertise in phenomics and plant genomics to the region
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.