39 North Innovation District Plan Unveiled
The Science in Our Food
Thursday, January 16, 2020Zachary N. Harris, third-year PhD student at Saint Louis University, has been named the 2020 William H. Danforth Plant Science Fellow.
Tuesday, January 14, 2020The AgTech NEXT External Advisory Board brings together investors, industry leaders, entrepreneurs, and farmers to help create an event that will serve the agtech community in new ways.
Monday, December 23, 2019The Danforth Center's Education Research Lab is collaborating with scientists from the University of Memphis to create new solutions for plant blindness.
Monday, December 23, 2019
Danforth Center scientists are working to help end micronutrient deficiency in sub-Saharan Africa, one cassava root at a time.
Monday, December 16, 2019
How Danforth Center scientists are building solutions from the ground up to restore soil and save the planet.
Wednesday, December 11, 2019Danforth Center scientists help clear regulatory hurdles to speed a pest-resistant variety into the hands of sub-Saharan African smallholder farmers.
Wednesday, December 04, 2019On Friday, November 22, The Danforth Center hosted U.S. Representatives Lacy Clay, (D-MO) and Ted Budd, (R-NC) as part of a new initiative called the American Congressional Exchange.
Monday, November 25, 2019
Our Founding Chairman, William H. Danforth, gives thanks to everyone who is playing a part in building a sustainable future.
Monday, November 04, 2019Keith Duncan, a research scientist in Chris Topp's lab, was recently featured on A Scientist Walks into a Bar, a podcast from Science on Tap and Via Productions. Listen to the podcast to hear him discuss x-ray imaging in plant biology.
Thursday, October 31, 2019Recently, our Institute for International Crop Improvement sponsored four early-career scientists to attend the 7th annual South Asia Biosafety conference in Dhaka, Bangladesh, the premiere biosafety meeting in South Asia.
Thursday, October 24, 2019Agriculture is the world’s largest ecosystem and the leading cause of biodiversity loss. Dr. Allison Miller and her team want to change that through their work with perennial crops.
Friday, October 04, 2019How beneficial bugs have revolutionized Danforth Center pest control.
Wednesday, October 02, 2019From 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, 2019Kevin 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, 2019While 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, 2019On Thursday, August 22, we welcomed an audience of more than 225 people to the Conversations event “Connecting Smallholder Farmers to Science.”
Tuesday, August 13, 2019Intrinsyx 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, 2019SolGro’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, 2019Meet 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, 2019Orlando 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.