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Wednesday, January 12, 2011
Come Take a Virtual Tour of the Whitmire Lab
The Donald Danforth Plant Science Center is grateful for the ongoing commitment The Boeing Company, committed to increasing understanding of community and global issues, is proud to have provided funding for the creation of these informative videos ...
Thursday, January 13, 2011
Remarks of Dr. William H. Danforth on the Danforth Foundation $70 Million Grant
Well, thanks very much, Jack, and thanks to you and the trustees of the Danforth Foundation for this wonderful decision and wonderful gift. And it’s really a time for gratitude and there’re plenty of thanks to go around.
I want to sort of go at it ...
Remarks of Dr. Jim Carrington on the $70 million grant to the Danforth Center
Raise your hand if you’ve ever had to speak after two icons.
First, I want to say on behalf of all of us associated with the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center--the staff, the scientists, the trustees, the volunteers and the friends, many of whom ...
Remarks by Senator John C. Danforth on the grant of $70 Million to the Danforth Center
Thank you all for being here and, Jim Carrington, thank you for your hospitality and for the Danforth Plant Science Center being our hosts for what is we think just a great day and a very exciting event.
Yesterday, the board of trustees of the Dan ...
Monday, January 17, 2011
Critical Knowledge about Opium’s Atomic Structure discovered by Danforth Center Researchers
Danforth Center finding key to the development of plant-based pharmaceuticals
ST. LOUIS, MO January 17, 2011— The opium poppy, one of mankind’s oldest medicinal plants, serves today as the commercial source of the powerful analgesic morphine, fr ...
Wednesday, January 19, 2011
Join Dr. Nigel Taylor as he takes you step-by-step through the tissue culture process at the Danforth Center
Tissue culture is an essential part of the work of the Center, as we strive to improve staple crops for developing countries. We are working to make plants like cassava more nutritious and disease resistant.
The Donald Danforth Plant Science Cent ...
Tuesday, January 18, 2011
Toni Kutchan to Receive the Fellows Award
St. Louis Academy of Science recognizes Danforth Center Scientist
Toni Kutchan, Ph.D.
ST. LOUIS, MO, January 18, 2011 – Dr. Toni Kutchan, the Oliver M. Langenberg Distinguished Investigator and Principal Investigator at the Donald Danforth Pla ...
Wednesday, January 26, 2011
Briefing with Gov. Nixon
RCGA’s annual Legislative Day in Jefferson City
Sam Fiorello, COO and Karla Goldstein, VP of Public and Government Affairs at the Danforth Center participate in RCGA Legislative Day Jan. 19.
Monday, January 31, 2011
USDA Scientists at the Danforth Center
United States Department of Agriculture, USDA is committed to providing safe and nutritious food, conservation, sustainable food production and revitalizing rural America, which is why it only makes sense to have a lab and eight scientists and tech ...
Thursday, February 03, 2011
Images from USDA Scientists at the Danforth Center
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Friday, February 04, 2011
Meet Dr. Doug Allen
In March of 2010 the Center welcomed its newest principal investigator, Dr. Doug Allen. Like his colleague, Dr. Ivan Baxter, Allen joined the Center through its partnership with the USDA’s Agricultural Research Service in their Plant Genetics Researc ...
Monday, February 07, 2011
NAABB named a SUPERSTAR for the Strategic Partnership with Danforth Center
The Donald Danforth Plant Science Center was recently highlighted in an article by Environmental Expert.com titled Algae: 10 Superstars with strategies for success. The National Alliance for Advanced Biofuels and Bioproducts (NAABB), was noted for ...
Wednesday, February 09, 2011
Welcome Home Kit! A Tribute Dinner for Kit Bond.
Proceeds will benefit the Christopher S. “Kit” Bond Distinguished Lecture Series which will be a permanently endowed fund at the University of Missouri System, and will provide a forum for nationally and internationally recogniz ...
Thursday, February 10, 2011
Instrumental to the Danforth Center
The Danforth Center’s skilled team of plant biochemists, biophysicists, and molecular biologists work toward understanding the complex processes that occur within living organisms and utilize these discoveries to better the human condition. The C ...
Meet "Conversations" Series Speaker:
James C. Greenwood, President and CEO of the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO), Washington, D.C.
James C. Greenwood is President and CEO of the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) in Washington, D.C., which represents more than 1,200 ...
Meet “Conversations” Series Speaker:
Jay Vroom, President and CEO, CropLife America (CLA), Washington, D.C.
Jay J. Vroom is president and chief executive officer of CropLife America, the largest national trade organization representing developers, manufacturers, formulators and distr ...
Tuesday, February 22, 2011
Monsanto Acquires Agricultural Technology Leader Divergence, Inc.
“We extend our sincere congratulations to the team at Divergence. This is further validation of their extraordinary work. Becoming part of the Monsanto team will give them access to resources that will accelerate their work to bring critical solu ...
Wednesday, March 02, 2011
Senator Roy Blunt visits the Danforth Plant Science Center on Tuesday Feb 22.
Sunday, March 06, 2011
Take Me Out to the Ballgame
How do you take a lifelong West Coaster and make him a St. Louisan in the span of an afternoon? Have him experience the ultimate day with the St. Louis Cardinals. Dr. Jim Carrington, who officially joins the Danforth Plant Science Center as Preside ...
Tuesday, March 15, 2011
Core Facilities Explained
One of the advantages of being a researcher at the Danforth Center is access to our “core facilities,” which offer a variety of state-of-the-art instrumentation and technology, executed by highly skilled technicians capable of running the equipment a ...