Features

Elizabeth Kellogg, Ph.D.

 Science is a privilege and discovery is a gift. The study of crops powers the knowledge of wild species, while the natural world of the prairie connects directly to the human-managed landscapes. The Center offers a web of ideas in an open space that sustains the environment and strengthens agriculture.

Monday, 05 November 2018

(Science) This lily’s cousin is an ear of corn. Now, scientists know how they—and many other plants—are related

“In virtually every one of the [monocot] families, you can point to beautiful and economically and ecologically important members,” says Elizabeth Kellogg
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Tuesday, 25 September 2018

Meet the New Principal Investigators at the Danforth Center

Strategic New Hires Strengthen Research, Education and Expertise
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Tuesday, 23 January 2018

(Nature) The Lost Art of Looking at Plants

Advances in genomics and imaging are reviving a fading discipline
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Tuesday, 18 April 2017

Preserving and Renewing the Environment

Native Landscapes Preserving Diversity
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Wednesday, 05 October 2016

New Discoveries Offer Critical Information for Improving Crop Yield

Danforth Center research is addressing environmental issues related to production agriculture.
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Tuesday, 28 June 2016

Grass Species Named to Honor Danforth Center Investigator

New genus named after Toby Kellogg in recognition of her numerous contributions to understanding grasses and mentorship of students. 
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Friday, 17 June 2016

(St. Louis Business Journal) Danforth Center to Study How to Slow Golf Turf Damage

As the U.S. Open tees off this week, the Donald Danforth Plant Science could be at the forefront of slowing turf damage after receiving a $30,000 grant from the U.S. Golf Association.
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Tuesday, 14 June 2016

Announcing New Research to Address Global Food Security and the Sustainability of Coastal Golf Courses

The Danforth Center’s mission to improve the human condition through plant science directly translates to addressing the food security and sustainability challenges in our world.
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Tuesday, 14 June 2016

(St. Louis Post-Dispatch) Danforth Center and USGA Partnering to Improve Golf Course Sustainability

As golfers tee off at the U.S. Open this week, researchers at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center are literally watching grass grow to find ways to improve turf on golf courses.
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Monday, 13 June 2016

United States Golf Association Taps Danforth Center To Improve Course Sustainability

Research will advance the development of salt-tolerant turf varieties.
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Monday, 25 April 2016

Events and Accolades Mark the Dedication of the William H. Danforth Wing

Earlier this month, the Danforth Center celebrated its biggest milestone since the opening of the initial building in 2001.
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Friday, 18 March 2016

(St. Louis Business Journal) Danforth Center Scientists Use Crowdfunding to Save Iconic Plant

Scientists at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center are asking for the public’s help in its efforts to save the Joshua tree from extinction.
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Tuesday, 19 January 2016

AAAS Selects Danforth Center Principal Investigator to Serve as Chair-Elect for the Biological Sciences

Elizabeth (Toby) Kellogg, Ph.D., was selected by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) to serve as Chair-Elect for the Biological Sciences Section.
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Wednesday, 07 October 2015

Danforth Center Partners with Missouri Botanical Garden for the First Joint Fall Symposium

For the first time, the Danforth Center and Missouri Botanical Garden are partnering to host the annual Fall Symposium, From Darwin to Borlaug: Biocomplexity in Natural and Agricultural Systems
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Monday, 01 June 2015

Botanical Gardens Uniquely Positioned to Meet Need for Food and Agricultural Education

“Botanical gardens are uniquely placed to present and educate the public about all the plant sciences, not just diversity and conservation, but also all the many disparate kinds of research related to plant breeding and crop production,” Elizabeth Kellogg, member of the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center.
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Wednesday, 10 September 2014

Honoring Dr. Jim Davis at Conversations

Last month, guests gathered for the Center’s Conversations program. Dr. Danforth took a moment to recognize and thank Dr. Jim Davis for his support and for serving as moderator of Conversations program for many years.  
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