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- (St. Louis Business Journal) Danforth Center Wins $8 Million DOE Grant for Sorghum Project
- The grant supports a program focused on progressing research on sorghum as a bioenergy source.
- (St. Louis Business Journal) Danforth Center Wins $8 Million DOE Grant for Sorghum Project, The Donald Danforth Plant Science Center has won a five-year, $8 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy to study and breed sorghum hybrids for bioenergy.
The grant comes through a program focused on new energy sources for transportation sponsored by the energy arm of the DOE’s Advanced Research Projects Agency, or ARPA. The Danforth’s Todd Mockler, Geraldine and Robert Virgil Distinguished
- Danforth Center Awarded $8 Million DOE ARPA-E Grant to Accelerate Research on Sorghum as Bioenergy Crop
- The $8 million grant awarded to the Danforth Plant Science Center will be led by Todd Mockler, Ph.D., Geraldine and Robert Virgil Distinguished Investigator at the Danforth Center.
- Danforth Center Awarded $8 Million DOE ARPA-E Grant to Accelerate Research on Sorghum as Bioenergy Crop, On June 18, the U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA–E) announced the Transportation Energy Resources and Renewable Agriculture (TERRA) program will support accelerating research on sorghum, a drought and heat tolerant member of the grass family grown, -Agricultural Research Service
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- (St. Louis Post-Dispatch) DOE Gives Danforth Center $8 Million for Sorghum Study
- “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
- Mapping a Path to Improved Cassava Production
- Comparative analysis highlights impacts of previous breeding programs on cassava genome.
- the DOE Joint Genome Institute (JGI), a DOE Office of Science User Facility, have described cassava's, the aegis of the DOE JGI Community Science Program and Roche 454 Life Sciences. Since the draft, and Jessica Lyons and DOE JGI's Simon Prochnik and Albert Wu, compared the cassava reference genome, is available on the DOE JGI Plant Portal Phytozome at http://phytozome.jgi.doe.gov/.
Steve Rounsley of Dow AgroSciences spoke about cassava genomics at the DOE JGI's 2014 Genomics of Energy
- Zhang Lab is selected for the 2018 Community Science Program
- The Department of Energy Joint Genome Institute (DOE JGI) recently awarded the Zhang Lab sequencing allocations through its Community Science Programs (CSP).
- Zhang Lab is selected for the 2018 Community Science Program, The Zhang Lab is excited to have been awarded sequencing allocations through the Community Science Program (CSP) from Department of Energy Joint Genome Institute (DOE JGI). The focus of the project is to investigate responses to heat stress and day length in photosynthetic cells. Several collaborators will be involved including two labs at the Danforth Center with the Umen Lab and the Nusinow Lab.
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- The Plant Pulse August 2, 2012
- Danforth Center’s greenhouses, chambers can make it rain or shine
St. Louis Business Journal
The third greenhouse range, Greenhouse C, will open next spring. Construction on the $9 million, 20,200-square-foot project is under way.
- , according to the U.S. Drought Monitor. "I'm excited about it." Doe Run Plants Biofuel Crop as Test Program to Restore Mine Tailings Sites
St. Louis Post- Dispatch
The Doe Run Company, (Missouri S&T) to help transform mine tailings sites into potential biofuel crop sites. In April, Doe
- The A.I.M. Interview
- by Jonathan Williams
Dr. Richard Sayre keeps his plate full as both the Director of the Enterprise Rent-A-Car Institute for Renewable Fuels at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center, and as the CTO of the high profile algae startup, Phycal, Inc. R ...
- team where, in 2009, he became Director of the Center for Advanced Biofuel Systems, a DOE Energy, Biofuels and Bioproducts (NAABB), a $70 million DOE-funded consortium whose goal is to optimize algal
- Danforth Center Scientists Discover Gene that Influences Grain Yield
- Deep sequencing impacts food and bioenergy crops
- at the Danforth Center and the U.S. Department of Energy Joint Genome Institute (DOE JGI), a DOE Office, millet have been sequenced and annotated through the DOE JGI’s Community Science Program. “We have
- The Plant Pulse August 12, 2011
- 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 ...
- science. USDA, DOE award 10 R&D grants for advanced bioenergy feedstocks -Biofuels Digest In Washington, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that the USDA and DOE have awarded 10 grants
- Danforth Center Receives $1.5 Million Grant to Accelerate the Development of Clean Energy Technologies
- As part of a joint DOE-USDA program, Danforth Center researchers, were awarded funding for a $1.5 million project to understand physiologic responses of bioenergy grasses to environmental changes
- Danforth Center Receives $1.5 Million Grant to Accelerate the Development of Clean Energy Technologies, ST. LOUIS, MO – JULY 23, 2014 – As part of a joint Department of Energy-U.S. Department of Agriculture (DOE-USDA) program to accelerate development of improved plant feedstocks for biofuels, biopower, and biobased products, Danforth Plant Science Center researchers, Todd Mockler, Ph.D., , and simple growth requirements. The joint DOE-USDA program began in 2006, focusing on fundamental