The Science in Our Food
39 North Innovation District Plan Unveiled
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.
(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.
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.
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.
Tuesday, 18 October 2016
Raspberry Pi Jam Attracts Innovators to the Danforth Center
The Danforth Center’s third Jam featured robotics, microcomputers, art, 3D printing and other interactive displays.
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
Tuesday, 05 December 2017
NEW ROBOTIC SYSTEM TO ADVANCE RESEARCH
Discover how the Gehan laboratory is working to understand plants’ response to severe temperatures, pests and pathogens.