Wednesday, September 25, 2013
(Agri Pulse) Research leader says innovation needed to meet global challenges
Innovation must increase in agriculture to keep up with the demand projected by a global population that is now expected to rise from a current 7.1 billion people to as many as 10 billion in less than 40 years.
(St. Louis Beacon) Agricultural innovators look to grow bumper crop of businesses in St. Louis
St. Louis has become a hub for agricultural sciences and commercialization but still lags in capital formation. That was the sentiment expressed by attendees at the Ag Innovation Showcase held at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center.
(AG Professional) Danforth Plant Science Center adds plant phenotyping facility
The Donald Danforth Plant Science Center announced the opening of the Bellwether Foundation Phenotyping Facility, further strengthening its imaging and robotics capabilities that accelerate the pace of scientific discovery.
Thursday, September 19, 2013
(St. Louis Business Journal) Bioscience company with St. Louis ties to present at Ag Innovation Showcase
The Ag Innovation Showcase at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center, which attracts some of the biggest names technology and bioscience, isn’t until September. But the list of startup companies set to present to investors has officially been released.
(International Innovation- North America) Adaptive Agriculture
Dr. Thomas Brutnell expands on his continued research into the genetic makeup of crop plants such as maize. In this enlightening interview, he illuminates how a more complete picture could have an impact on not only genetic engineering but, ultimately, the future of agriculture.
(St. Louis Business Journal) Plant startups likely to get boost at Ag Innovation Showcase
Nineteen plant science startups will showcase their technology and make pitches to investors this week at the fifth annual Ag Innovation Showcase in St. Louis.
(St. Louis Business Journal) Meet Julia Ruvelson
Julia Silber Ruvelson joined the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center in August as Vice President of Development.
(St. Louis Magazine) The Agony of Success
These researchers have found cures so simple, natural, and cheap that they're not yet on the market.
Monday, September 02, 2013
(St. Louis Public Radio) - Danforth Plant Science Center To Grow
The Danforth Plant Science Center is adding another 79,000 square feet and eventually another 100 jobs.
Monday, September 24, 2012
(St. Louis Business Journal) Danforth Center Ag Innovation event gets mention in Forbes
St. Louis Business Journal by Amir Kurtovic, Reporter Date: Friday, August 31, 2012, 11:09am CDT
With St. Louis expecting up to five inches of rain from the remnants of Hurricane Isaac this weekend, drought should be the last thing on our the mind ...
Thursday, September 13, 2012
(St. Louis Business Journal) Ag Innovation Showcase (and BBQ) could bring new biotech companies to St. Louis
St. Louis Business Journal by Amir Kurtovic, Reporter Date: Thursday, September 13, 2012, 10:46am CDT
The event is a gathering of promising agricultural technology and bioscience companies, venture capitalists and economic development officials. S ...
Tuesday, September 11, 2012
(Farm Futures) Ag's Genius On Display at Innovation Showcase
Posted on September 11, 2012 at 1:00 AM
Einsteins. High-rollers. Dreamers. Capitalists.
They're all here at the 2012 Ag Innovation Showcase, a place where bankers and brainiacs look to partner with each other to build a better mouse trap in that swe ...
Tuesday, August 28, 2012
(St. Louis Beacon) Danforth event will examine growing world of bioinformatics
By David Baugher, special to the Beacon
The dynamic of man vs. machine has fascinated the world for decades, but the new science of bioinformatics and the explosion of information it will bring may present significant hurdles for both ...
Thursday, August 09, 2012
(St. Louis Post-Dispatch) Architects are playing a role in fitness in the workplace
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Uma Sagaram figures he uses the elevator about 10 percent of the time when traveling from floor to floor at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center in Creve Coeur.
Monday, July 30, 2012
(St. Louis Business Journal) Danforth Center’s greenhouses, chambers can make it rain or shine
By Matthew Hibbard, Reporter- St. Louis Business Journal
Scientists at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center can study plants near and far without ever boarding a plane.
They’re able to mimic Missouri’s cooler springtime temperatures in the dead ...
Friday, July 27, 2012
(St. Louis Business Journal) Hungry for growth
Brian Cassidy - Monsanto’s David Fischhoff worked on first-generation products commercialized in the ‘90s.Agritech fuels St. Louis economy: 16,500 workers, 400 companies account for $75 billion in revenue
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Wednesday, July 25, 2012
(BiofuelsDigest) Yabba Dabba Rabba Dopsis: A coming revolution in crop yields during times of drought?
Jim Lane | July 25, 2012
Can new computational power, souped-up genetic knowledge and fresh algorithms usher in a new era in crop yields, and resistance to disease and drought?
Will a new model plant revolutionize energy grasses and food crops, and ...
Tuesday, July 24, 2012
(St. Louis Beacon) Danforth researchers will do more than watch the grass grow with new DOE grant
In InnovationSTL, ByDavid Baugher, special to the Beacon
7:55 am on Tue, 07.24.12
If, amid this summer’s sweltering heat and parching lack of rain, there was one ironic thought that might sum up the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center’s latest gr ...
Wednesday, July 18, 2012
(KSDK/Channel 5 News-NBC) Drought resistant crop study
Drought resistant crops will be the focus of a new studybeing conducted by researchers at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center.
The U.S. Department of Energy awarded a five-year, $12.1 million grant to the Danforth Center and collaborators at ...
(Genomeweb Daily News) Danforth Center Leads $12M DOE Bioenergy Study
By a GenomeWeb staff reporter - July 18, 2012
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A research group led by the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center in St. Louis will use a $12.1 million grant from the US Department of Energy to conduct genomics-driven resear ...