39 North Innovation District Plan Unveiled
The Science in Our Food
Tuesday, September 18, 2018
(St. Louis Public Radio) Innovation incubator to support ag-tech solutions to food, water, energy shortages
The Donald Danforth Plant Science Center will partner with the incubator, called IN2, to provide research labs and support for early stage startups.
Friday, September 14, 2018
(Agri-Pulse) Farm Hands on the Potomac - House aide Pam Miller moves to Food and Nutrition Service
Danforth Center adds New Joint Faculty Members
(St. Louis Business Journal) Danforth Center partners with Wells Fargo to expand company’s incubator program
Partnership to advance solutions aimed at the interconnection of food, water and energy
Monday, September 10, 2018
(St. Louis Public Radio) Ag Innovation Showcase marks 10th anniversary
The Ag Innovation Showcase launched by the Danforth Center in 2009 has helped put St. Louis on the map as an ag tech hub for scientists, entrepreneurs and investors.
Friday, September 07, 2018
(St. Louis Business Journal) 12 companies presenting at next week’s Ag Innovation Showcase
Among the presenting agtech and food companies is Plastomics, which is based at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center
Friday, August 31, 2018
(St. Louis Public Radio) Danforth Center’s corn study could make crops more resilient to climate change
Researchers at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center want to learn how a changing climate could affect the fertility of corn and other major crops.
Friday, August 17, 2018
(St. Louis Business Journal) How St. Louis became the heart of global agtech
"39 North is an extension of Dr. Danforth’s vision to make St. Louis a world center for plant science and innovation,” said Sam Fiorello, COO, Danforth Center and president of BRDG Park.
Wednesday, August 01, 2018
(EQ) St. Louis Has “Agglomeration” In AgTech, According To A Brookings Report, And That’s A Good Thing
A report last week from the Brookings Institution looks at regional economic strategies surrounding industry clusters
Thursday, July 26, 2018
(WIRED) European Ruling Could Slow Africa’s Push For Crispr Crops
Many European scientists cheered back in January when it seemed the court of the European Union would ease its restrictions on gene-editing technology in food.
(St. Louis Public Radio) Brookings touts agtech cluster in St. Louis
After two decades of building, the region’s agricultural technology cluster is poised to take off
Monday, July 02, 2018
(Ag Innovation Showcase) Keynote 2018: Dr. Mehmood Khan, MD
Dr. Mehmood Khan, MD is PepsiCo's vice chairman and chief scientific officer of Global Research and Development.
Thursday, June 28, 2018
(EQ) From Science Research To IoT Device Design: Plant Analytics Startup Grows With Arch Grants
Dr. Nadia Shakoor is pioneering the future of agriculture and plant research with an IoT-enabled phenotyping and data collection device. She opens up about her debut in the business world.
Wednesday, June 27, 2018
(St. Louis Post-Dispatch) County accepts federal grant to redesign Lindbergh and Olive interchange
The grant will pay to redesign and construct a “folded diamond” interchange at Olive and Lindbergh boulevards
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
(St. Louis Post-Dispatch) Banners tout St. Louis County's new 39 North agricultural technology district
Banners attached to streetlight poles were added Tuesday along Olive Boulevard for 39 North to publicize the new agricultural technology district in St. Louis County.
Friday, June 15, 2018
(Modern Agriculture) The Future of Food and Farming
Agriculture in 2050: Big Challenges, Bigger Dreams
Tuesday, June 12, 2018
(Innovation City) Dr. Jim Carrington on Innovation City
Innovation City gives you an inside look at how rapidly business and culture are changing thanks to increasing diversity and inclusion
Thursday, May 03, 2018
(MU Undergraduate Research)Taking Her Research to Capitol Hill
Education program, Mutant Millets inspires MU junior Sarah Gebken to grow in soil science and plant research
Wednesday, May 02, 2018
(St. Louis Post-Dispatch) Sugarcane research company to open North American headquarters in St. Louis
The world’s largest sugarcane technology company selects BRDG Park
(Discover Magazine) At the Cutting Edge of Plant Science
Cultivating a sustainable future through genomics and chemistry.
Monday, April 30, 2018
(The New York Times) How a Rose Blooms: Its Genome Reveals the Traits for Scent and Color
Study marks a new “democratization” of plant research resulting from more widely available, affordable and detailed genome sequencing
Thursday, April 26, 2018
(St. Louis Business Journal) Finding space inside St. Louis' $600 million agtech industry
When it comes to agriculture technology, St. Louis has the talent.
Monday, April 23, 2018
(The Node) The people behind the papers – Sa Geng & James Umen
We caught up with the author of a new paper in Development, exploring the genetics of the process in Volvox, to hear the story behind the work.
Friday, April 13, 2018
(St. Louis Business Journal) Danforth Center to take discoveries to market with new hire
Don MacKenzie is tasked overseeing the regulatory processes to bring the Danforth Center's technologies to market.
Monday, April 02, 2018
(Genetics Society of America) On the origin of germ cells
This system offers a unique opportunity to explore the early evolution of germ cells.
Friday, March 09, 2018
(Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News) Genetic Origins of the Sexes Found to be Surprisingly Modest
Research captures the earliest stages of evolution where male and female gametes first evolved