Malia Gehan, Ph.D.

If we can expand the places where we can grow plants, that means we
can expand the amount of impact we can make to enhance the quality
of people’s lives.

Monday, 04 April 2016

Danforth Center Expands with New Principal Investigators

The Donald Danforth Plant Science Center is growing with the addition of two principal investigators.
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Monday, 04 April 2016

(St. Louis Business Journal) Two Scientists Join the Danforth Center

Ru Zhang and Malia Gehan will add their expertise to plant genomics and phenomics in order to strengthen the Danforth Center’s focus on agricultural productivity and sustainability.
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Friday, 15 April 2016

Danforth Center Dedicates New Wing in Honor of William H. Danforth

Expansion to accelerate outcomes and impact of plant science research and innovation.
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Monday, 20 June 2016

(People Behind the Science) Dr. Malia Gehan: Cool Research on Plant Responses to Temperature Stress

Dr. Malia Gehan is a new Assistant Member at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center. Her research examines how to improve crops in terms of their response to temperature stress and other abiotic stresses.
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Tuesday, 29 August 2017

Drought Response in Global Crops may be as Complex as Day and Night

Pioneering study makes important advances in understanding how plants respond to water stress
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Tuesday, 05 December 2017


Discover how the Gehan laboratory is working to understand plants’ response to severe temperatures, pests and pathogens.
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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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Wednesday, 11 September 2019

(St. Louis Public Radio) Danforth Center, Wash U Scientists Study Increasing Carbon Dioxide Levels On Plants

St. Louis Public Radio spoke with Keith Slotkin and Malia Gehan to discuss their latest NSF-funded research that examines how plants respond to increased carbon dioxide levels over time.
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