Friday, December 27, 2013
(St. Louis Business Journal) Year in Review: Monsanto’s $1 billion acquisition, Danforth growth were key in biotech
The Donald Danforth Plant Science Center embarked on its own project, a $45 million expansion that will add a three-story building to its campus and make space for another 100 researchers.
Monday, December 23, 2013
(Triangle Business Journal) RTP, St. Louis face off to feed the world
Research Triangle Park has competition in its quiet battle to dominate plant science in the United States: St. Louis.
Friday, December 20, 2013
(West Newsmagazine) St. Louis City, County engages young professionals in economic development
Involved citizens, regional business leaders and young professionals from the St. Louis City and County met to discuss the economic future of the region.
(St. Louis Business Journal) McDonnell is new Danforth Center chairman
When Dr. Bill Danforth signaled his desire to hand over the chairmanship of the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center earlier this year, the nomination committee turned to trustee John McDonnell
Wednesday, December 18, 2013
(AgriMarketing) Danforth Plant Science Center Elects New Chairman and Expands Board of Trustees
The Board of Trustees of the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center elected John F. McDonnell to succeed William H. Danforth, M.D., as chairman, and added three St. Louis leaders as new trustees.
Tuesday, December 17, 2013
(St. Louis Post-Dispatch) McDonnell new chair at Danforth Center
John McDonnell, the former chairman of McDonnell Douglas Corp., is the new chairman of the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center in Creve Coeur
(KSDK) New Donald Danforth Plant Science chairman appointed
There's a new chairman of the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center
(St. Louis Business Journal) Danforth Plant Science Center Elects New Chairman and Expands Board of Trustees
The Center's board has elected John F. McDonnell, a trustee since 2000, to fill the chairman role.
Monday, December 16, 2013
(St. Louis Business Journal) Danforth Center awarded $1 million grant
Researchers at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center were awarded $1 million to study gene networks that control plant growth.
(St. Louis Post-Dispatch) Danforth Center awarded $1 million research grant
The National Science Foundation has awarded the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center a $1 million grant to study plant development and fund education and outreach programs in St. Louis.
Wednesday, December 11, 2013
(Agri-Pulse) Plant scientists outline goals for 'Decadal Vision'
Educating the general public and Washington decision makers about the innovations of plant science is vital for the sector to achieve potential solutions to global challenges such as feeding a large population with fewer resources.
Monday, December 09, 2013
(AgProfessional) NewLeaf Symbiotics acquires Intuitive Genomics
NewLeaf Symbiotics Inc. announced the acquisition of Intuitive Genomics Inc. Both companies are located at the BioResearch and Development Growth (BRDG) Park at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center in St. Louis, Missouri.
Friday, December 06, 2013
(GenomeWeb) NewLeaf Symbiotics Buys Intuitive Genomics to Add Bioinformatics Component to AgBio R&D Pipeline
NewLeaf Symbiotics, an agricultural biotechnology company, has acquired bioinformatics consulting company Intuitive Genomics for an undisclosed amount to develop bespoke solutions for analyzing and interpreting genomic data.
(DeviceSpace) NewLeaf Symbiotics Acquires Intuitive Genomics
The acquisition of Intuitive Genomics’ elite computational and bioinformatics capabilities compliments NewLeaf’s R&D and product pipeline and positions the rapidly growing company as a top player in the burgeoning biologicals category.
(Phys.Org) NewLeaf Symbiotics acquires Intuitive Genomics
NewLeaf Symbiotics Inc. an agricultural biotech company, today announced the acquisition of Intuitive Genomics Inc., a leader in the design and implementation of custom bioinformatics solutions.
(St. Louis Business Journal) NewLeaf Symbiotics acquires Intuitive Genomics
NewLeaf Symbiotics Inc., an agricultural biotech company at BRDG Park, will acquire another BRDG Park tenant — Intuitive Genomics Inc., the companies announced today.
Wednesday, November 13, 2013
(KMOX) Charlie Brennan Interviews Matt Crisp, President & CEO of Benson Hill Biosystems
Matt Crisp, President and CEO of Benson Hill Biosystems, a St. Louis start up company created by research scientists at the Danforth Center, believes the best way to help farmers squeeze more productivity out of their farmland is by improving the photosynthesis process.
Monday, November 11, 2013
(Farm Futures) Danforth Researchers Focus On World Food Needs
What was striking to me about the Danforth Center was how much research is focused on world needs to produce abundant crops while considering the climate to specific areas.
Friday, November 01, 2013
(Farm Futures) In Search of Ag Solutions
Sometimes when there is talk around biotechnology, there is an image of mad scientists performing crazy experiments. I only wish the general population could see how the research is done and what the possibilities are for improving lives around the world.
Monday, October 07, 2013
(St. Louis Beacon) For Carrington, the future of plant science is digital and data-based
The Beacon sat down with Jim Carrington to discuss the future of plant sciences research, its recent rollout of new technologies and whether the Danforth Center's trajectory has been replicated in other parts of the country.