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Discovery, Community, Impact
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The 2017 Annual Report
Discovery, Community, Impact, Dear Friends and Colleagues, While this Annual Report highlights our work from 2017, I want to reflect upon some achievements since the Danforth Center was founded. We celebrate our 20th anniversary in 2018, so let’s consider some of the Center’s impact over those two short decades. Let’s start with scientific discovery. Did you know that Center scientists have, , the Danforth Center started as an idea to use plant science discovery and innovation to change our
Core Facilities to Accelerate Discovery
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State-of-the-art facilities help expedite discovery.
Core Facilities to Accelerate Discovery, The Danforth Center and its collaborators are working to solve complex problems at the nexus of food, water and energy. Finding solutions to those problems starts with scientific discovery. Core Facilities at the Danforth Center provide scientists with state-of-the-art technology to advance their research endeavors. High-quality services are offered, microscopes, ensuring scientific discovery for many years to come. Learn more here
Accelerating Discovery with Vital Service
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Donors make it possible for the Danforth Center to accelerate discovery and create mission impact. Through their generosity and support, the Center is able to maintain state-of-the-art facilities, purchase new equipment and technology, provide education and outreach programs among other activities aimed at improving human health, preserving and renewing our environment, and enhancing our region as a world center for plant science.
Accelerating Discovery with Vital Service, Matt Wolfe became a part of the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center’s donor community in 2006. In 2007, he joined the Friends Committee, serving as Vice Chair in 2011 and Chair of the Friends Committee in 2012. In this role he led the Committee’s efforts to assist the development team with fundraising activities and helped coordinate donor, for the Danforth Center to accelerate discovery and create mission impact. Through their generosity
Solving Complex Problems Starts with Scientific Discovery
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The Donald Danforth Plant Science Center is in pursuit of sustainable solutions to some of the most pressing global challenges of the 21st century.
Solving Complex Problems Starts with Scientific Discovery, The Donald Danforth Plant Science Center is in pursuit of sustainable solutions to some of the most pressing global challenges of the 21st century. Solving complex problems at the nexus of food, water and energy starts with scientific discovery. The Center houses 165 scientists who work in teams to develop and apply convergent, commitment to scientific discovery and follow along with #FrontiersOfDiscovery on Twitter. Follow
Discovery Identifies Elaborate G-protein Network in Plants
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Key finding has the potential to improve crops’ response to drought, disease and other stresses ST. LOUIS, MO, April 20, 2011— The most elaborate heterotrimeric G-protein network known to date in the plant kingdom has been identified by Dr. Sona Pa ...
Discovery Identifies Elaborate G-protein Network in Plants, Key finding has the potential to improve crops’ response to drought, disease and other stresses ST. LOUIS, MO, April 20, 2011- The most elaborate heterotrimeric G-protein network known to date in the plant kingdom has been identified by Dr. Sona Pandey, principal investigator at the Danforth Plant Science Center. The results, and biotic stresses such as drought and disease. Prior to Dr. Pandey’s discovery, it was assumed
Discovery in Algae Reveals Evolutionary Origin of Sexes
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A discovery, by Center scientist, Jim Umen, Ph.D., in the multicellular green alga, Volvox carteri, has revealed the origin of male and female sexes, showing how they evolved from a more primitive mating system in a unicellular relative.
Discovery in Algae Reveals Evolutionary Origin of Sexes, ST. LOUIS, MO – JULY 14, 2014 - A discovery in the multicellular green alga, Volvox carteri, has revealed the origin of male and female sexes, showing how they evolved from a more primitive mating system in a unicellular relative. A team of scientists led by James Umen, Ph.D., associate member, Enterprise Institute for Renewable Fuels at the Danforth Plant Science Center, identified the master regulatory gene for sex determination
Discovery offers insight into treating viral stomach flu
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Lethal Norovirus has become the second leading cause of death from gastroenteritis ST. LOUIS, MO, March 21, 2012—Twenty million Americans get sick from norovirus each year according to data released last week by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). ...
Discovery offers insight into treating viral stomach flu, Lethal Norovirus has become the second leading cause of death from gastroenteritis ST. LOUIS, MO, March 21, 2012 - Twenty million Americans get sick from norovirus each year according to data released last week by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). Often called vomiting illness, it can spread rapidly on cruise ships, infections are among the most difficult to develop, a recent discovery may provide the critical information
(BRDG Park) NewLeaf Symbiotics Appoints VP for Research and Discovery
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Microbial expert joins agricultural biologicals company.
(BRDG Park) NewLeaf Symbiotics Appoints VP for Research and Discovery, NewLeaf Symbiotics, announced today the appointment of Dr. Janne Kerovuo as Vice President for Research and Discovery. Dr. Kerovuo comes to NewLeaf from Monsanto Co. where he has been leading Microbial Discovery Strategy since 2013. He previously headed up Microbial and Agricultural Solutions at Agradis, a spin-off from Synthetic Genomics, the San Diego-based company founded by Craig Venter. He earned a PhD in Biochemistry
(Washington University in St. Louis) Children’s Discovery Institute awards $2.4 million
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Mark Manary, MD, will employ powerful biomedical research techniques with state-of-the-art clinical trials to address environmental enteropathy.
(Washington University in St. Louis) Children’s Discovery Institute awards $2.4 million, As part of ongoing efforts to bolster pediatric research and lead to new discoveries,Children’s Discovery Institute plans to award more than $2.4 million to research initiatives at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and St. Louis Children’s Hospital. CDI encourages unique, productive, ’s Hospital. Institute-funded projects constitute “discovery research” — preliminary studies that may
Discovery of Cellular Counting Mechanism Used for Size Control in Algae with Links to Cancer Genetic Pathway
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Cell size is a critical trait for improved yields of algal biofuels.
Discovery of Cellular Counting Mechanism Used for Size Control in Algae with Links to Cancer Genetic Pathway , Cell size is a critical trait for improved yields of algal biofuels. ST. LOUIS, MO – James Umen, Ph.D., associate member at Donald Danforth Plant Science Center, and colleagues have discovered a protein that enables the single-celled green alga Chlamydomonas to count cell, ; but the discovery of CDKG1 and how it helps cells count divisions has implications far outside of green