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Danforth Center Receives Significant Support from Boeing for Science Education and Outreach
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New generous investment will assist expansion of STEM training in the region. 
of aftermarket support, is providing the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center, one of the world’s largest independent plant science institutes, with a $85,000 grant in support of Green Means Grow, education in plant science and agriculture. The program provides equipment and instructional materials, in the Danforth Center’s Education and Outreach Program. About The Donald Danforth Plant Science Center Founded in 1998, the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center is a not-for-profit research institute
TEDx Talk by Dr. Jim Carrington
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In his recent talk, “The Science in Our Food,” Dr. Jim Carrington, president of the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center, discusses our Grand Challenge to sustainably provide food security for a growing, changing world while also preserving natural resources and environmental integrity.  Jim makes the case that we cannot meet this challenge without new science and nature-compatible technology.

TEDx Talk by Dr. Jim Carrington, In his recent talk, “The Science in Our Food,” Dr. Jim Carrington, president of the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center, discusses our Grand Challenge, and environmental integrity. Jim makes the case that we cannot meet this challenge without new science and nature-compatible technology. Jim is one of the most highly cited plant scientists, of the National Academy of Science in 2008. His awards include the Presidential Young Investigator
MOSIRA Bill-Signing Ceremony at Danforth Center
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Gov. Jay Nixon was present at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center today for a ceremonial signing of Senate Bill 7, the Missouri Science and Innovation Reinvestment Act (MOSIRA), passed by the General Assembly during the special session. Gov. Nix ...
MOSIRA Bill-Signing Ceremony at Danforth Center, Gov. Jay Nixon was present at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center today for a ceremonial signing of Senate Bill 7, the Missouri Science and Innovation Reinvestment Act (MOSIRA), passed by the General Assembly during the special session. Gov. Nixon, joined by local business and bioscience leaders, praised the bill as an important tool to create the jobs of the future in Missouri. , (Collection), (Collection)
Connect with the 16th Annual Fall Symposium's Speakers
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We welcome you to learn more and interact with the speakers, panelists and event organizers during the three day event. Here is this year's Social Media Directory for your use of Twitter handles of many of those participating during Fall Symposium. We look forward to your Tweets!
Connect with the 16th Annual Fall Symposium's Speakers, The Donald Danforth Plant Science Center’s, : @DanforthCenter Rebecca Bart, Ph.D., Donald Danforth Plant Science Center, @becky_bart Dilip Shah, Ph.D., Donald Danforth Plant Science Center, @DanforthCenter Ivan Baxter, Ph.D., Donald Danforth Plant Science Center, @BaxterTwi Wednesday, September 24 Opening Remarks: James Carrington, Ph.D., Donald Danforth Plant Science Center, @DanforthCenter Session I Chair: Dilip Shah, Ph.D., Donald
(St. Louis Business Journal) Two Scientists Join the Danforth Center
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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.
(St. Louis Business Journal) Two Scientists Join the Danforth Center, Left: Malia Gehan, Right: Ru Zhang Two new scientists are joining the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center, according to a release. 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. “They both bring new technologies, approaches and expertise that fit well with the priorities
(St. Louis Business Journal) U.S. Firms Built Technology Behind the Rio Olympics: TechFlash 7 Things
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Valent BioSciences Corporation and the Danforth Center have finalized a multi-year agreement.
(St. Louis Business Journal) U.S. Firms Built Technology Behind the Rio Olympics: TechFlash 7 Things, Valent BioSciences Corporation and the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center have finalized a multi-year agreement that will allow the two to use advanced imaging technology to produce real-time gathering of plant root-growth data in a non-destructive manner. Essentially, that means scientists can now gather data without removing plants from the ground. Read more here. , (Collection
(St. Louis Post-Dispatch) DOE Gives Danforth Center $8 Million for Sorghum Study
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“These will be optimized for the U.S. sorghum bioenergy belt, making this crop a leading feedstock source for biofuel production,” said Danforth scientist Todd Mockler, who is leading the project.
(St. Louis Post-Dispatch) DOE Gives Danforth Center $8 Million for Sorghum Study, The U.S. Department of Energy awarded $8 million to the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center to study sorghum for use as a biofuel crop. The project is aimed at mapping sorghum’s genetic information and studying its physical characteristics to help researchers develop higher-yielding varieties of the plant. “These will be optimized for the U.S. sorghum bioenergy belt, making this crop a leading feedstock
The Plant Pulse May 6, 2011
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The Plant Pulse is a feature of the Danforth Center Roots and Shoots Blog that includes a sampling of interesting stories about world hunger and malnutrition, food security, climate change, biofuels, agriculture, the environment, conferences and even ...
of plant science. We hope this compilation of stories and information will serve as an interesting, of Science Education and Outreach at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center says, “We’re, , at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center in St. Louis. Regular Unleaded, Premium … Or Pond Scum, at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center in St. Louis. Obama to appoint MU Chancellor Deaton, , executive director, Office of International Programs, Danforth Plant Science Center. “We have a strong
National Science Foundation supports research aimed at reducing the use of fertilizer - Jan 25, 2012
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Project includes student mentoring program  ST. LOUIS, MO, January 25, 2012 – The National Science Foundation awarded $1.3 million to support research to reduce the amount of fertilizer used required to grow maize led by Drs. Paul Anderson, executive ...
at the Danforth Plant Science Center, and Ivan Baxter, USDA research scientist, assistant member, Danforth Plant Science Center. The program includes collaboration with the University of Minnesota, Purdue, Science Center. About The Donald Danforth Plant Science Center Founded in 1998, the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center is a not-for-profit research institute with a mission to improve the human condition through plant science. Research at the Danforth Center will feed the hungry and improve human
Danforth Center’s “Conversations” Series Continues - August 13th, 2012
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  Let’s talk… Bioinformatics: at the Danforth Center and Beyond  ST. LOUIS, MO, August 13, 2012 – The Donald Danforth Plant Science Center will host its quarterly “Conversations” Series sponsored by Boeing on Thursday, August 30, 2012 from 5:15 – 7: ...
Danforth Plant Science Center will host its quarterly “Conversations” Series sponsored by Boeing on Thursday, August 30, 2012 from 5:15 – 7:00 p.m. at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center, 975 N, Plant Science Center Founded in 1998, the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center is a not-for-profit research institute with a mission to improve the human condition through plant science. Research, the environment, and enhance the St. Louis region and Missouri as a world center for plant science. The Center