39 North Innovation District Plan Unveiled
The Science in Our Food
Friday, October 04, 2019
How beneficial bugs have revolutionized Danforth Center pest control.
Wednesday, October 02, 2019
Overheard at Venture Cafe
From exciting breakout sessions to impactful networking opportunities, Venture Café is designed to connect innovators and entrepreneurs. Attend our next Venture Café at 39 North on October 15 to create your own success story.
Thursday, September 12, 2019
Improving Crops and Inspiring the Next Generation of Scientists
Kevin Cox, a postdoctoral associate in Blake Meyers’ lab, recently received the Hanna H. Gray Fellowship from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. Read our blog to learn about the impact that this fellowship will have on his research and career as a plant scientist.
Wednesday, September 04, 2019
As CO2 Levels Rise, Danforth Center Scientists Explore the Effect on Plants in an Effort to Improve Crops for a Changing Environment
While carbon dioxide (CO2) levels are rising, Keith Slotkin, Ph.D., and his collaborators at the Danforth Center and Washington University are embarking on a new research project to explore how plants respond to increased CO2 levels over time, and how this knowledge can be used to predict the lasting effects of this environmental challenge.
Thursday, August 29, 2019
Danforth Center Helps Bring Leading-Edge Science to Those Who Benefit Most
On Thursday, August 22, we welcomed an audience of more than 225 people to the Conversations event “Connecting Smallholder Farmers to Science.”
Tuesday, August 13, 2019
Meet Our IN2 Cohort: Intrinsyx Bio
Intrinsyx Bio has an idea to help more plants make use of gaseous nitrogen, which could translate into major benefits for farmers and our environment.
Wednesday, July 31, 2019
Meet Our IN2 Cohort: SolGro
SolGro’s team aims to make controlled environment farming more efficient, giving growers the power to use fewer resources to grow more plants.
Thursday, June 27, 2019
NSF REU Internships Create Opportunity for Young Scientists
Meet the REU NSF interns that are spending their summer at the Danforth Center, building new skills and gaining hands-on lab experiences.
Wednesday, June 19, 2019
Meet our IN2 cohort: Aker
Orlando Saez, CEO and co-founder of Aker, has a vision for a new technology that can help farmers get information about pests and diseases quickly and accurately.
Friday, May 31, 2019
Meet Our IN2 Cohort: RNAissance Ag
The need for new pest management technologies that are effective, affordable, and sustainable to the environment and human health is urgent and widespread. Bala Venkata of RNAissance Ag believes he has a solution.