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Improving Crops With RNAi
RNA interference is proving to be a valuable tools for agriculture, allowing researchers to develop pathogen-resistant and more-nutritious crops. 
Improving Crops With RNAi, An excerpt from The Scientist By Narender Nehra and Nigel Taylor | June 1, 2015 RNA interference (RNAi)—the process by which small interfering RNAs (siRNAs) bind to and cleave complementary mRNA sequences, inhibiting their translation into proteins—is not new to agriculture. In fact, as a naturally occurring biological process, RNAi was mediating plant metabolism, Center’s Institute for International Crop Improvement (IICI), where Nigel Taylor is a senior research
District Plan Unveiled Directory Dr. Nigel Taylor's Lab Name Phone Fax, Technician Nigel Taylor 314-587-1257 314-587-1357 ntaylor@danforthcenter.org
Research at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center Featured in National Geographic Series, The Future of Food
Research to improve agriculture productivity using cutting-edge technology at the Danforth Center is featured in the October issue of National Geographic.
in the lab of Nigel Taylor, Ph.D. senior research scientist, at the Danforth Center is featured, move through the 21st century.” Taylor’s research team that includes partners in Kenya and Uganda
Discovery, Community, Impact
The 2017 Annual Report
partnerships. Work of the Nigel Taylor and Todd Mockler teams are turning fundamental discoveries
(Chicago Tribune) A plant of last resort
Biocassava a meal ticket for famine-stricken East Africa By Greg Burns 6:16 a.m. CDT, October 1, 2011 ST. LOUIS, Mo.—The terrible famine in East Africa has many causes, but one of the least appreciated involves a staple in the diet of 800 million p ...
research centers here in St. Louis. Nigel Taylor of the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center, and ever more powerful computers. No one should doubt that the work going on in labs like Nigel Taylor's can save lives. The Midwest remains the global center of this fast-evolving industry. Let's
Research Areas
Allison Miller Todd Mockler Dmitri Nusinow Dilip Shah Nigel Taylor Chris Topp Jim, Meyers Sona Pandey Nigel Taylor Dilip Shah Structural Biology and Metabolic
Plant Pulse
The Plant Pulse is a feature of the Danforth Center Roots and Shoots Blog that includes a sampling of interesting stories about agriculture, the environment, food security, climate change, bioenergy, events, and the impact of plant science.
Plant Pulse , Four Graphs Bolster Bill Gate’s Case for Greatly Boosting Clean-Energy Research The New York Times According to a Gates Notes essay, it will take more than regulation to limit humanity’s growing influence on the climate system. Improving Crops with RNAi The Scientist Danforth Center’s own Nigel Taylor, senior research scientist and Narender Nehra, director of regulatory affairs in the Institute for International Crop Improvement (IICI) co-authored this article about
Crop Improvement Projects
, drought tolerance, or vitamin content. Core Team: Nigel Taylor and Andrew Kiggundu Team: Getu
TechAccel and Danforth Center Launch New Company to Control Insects
New technology aims to dramatically reduce crop losses.
technology was jointly developed by Bala Venkata, Ph.D., senior research scientist and Nigel Taylor

Danforth Center scientists are working to help end micronutrient deficiency in sub-Saharan Africa, one cassava root at a time.

, and Nigel Taylor, Ph.D., Dorothy J. King Distinguished Investigator, are working for change