The Science in Our Food
The Center’s facilities serve as regional, national and international resources
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Subcommittee Examines Importance of Agricultural Research
Jim Carrington testifies on the future of American agriculture
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Preserving and Renewing the Environment
Native Landscapes Preserving Diversity
Tuesday, April 11, 2017
Venture Cafe Night: 39 North
Learn how the future of Agtech is shaping St. Louis.
Tuesday, April 04, 2017
The Maker Movement: Plants, Robots & High Altitude Balloons
Discover how innovation is driving St. Louis’ STEM education
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Increasing photosynthetic efficiency to maximize crop yield
Guest blogger, Hui Jiang explores C4 photosynthesis and biomass production in Setaria viridis.
Wednesday, March 22, 2017
World Water Day 2017
How the Science of Water Uptake will Improve Food & Fuel
Wednesday, March 08, 2017
TEDx Talk by Dr. Jim Carrington
In his recent talk, “The Science in Our Food,” Dr. Jim Carrington, president of the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center, discusses our Grand Challenge to sustainably provide food security for a growing, changing world while also preserving natural resources and environmental integrity. Jim makes the case that we cannot meet this challenge without new science and nature-compatible technology.
Monday, March 06, 2017
Energized Crowd Attends Inaugural Venture Café @ 39 North
More than 350 people attended the inaugural Venture Cafe Night: 39 North. Forty-five percent were first time participants. The positive response to the gathering indicates the incredible interest and varied activities underway in the vibrant innovation sector of St. Louis.
Monday, February 20, 2017
Drawn to St Louis – Westward Expansion to the Center of Plant Science
Keith Duncan, research scientist in Chris Topp’s laboratory, responsible for operation and management of the new X-ray CT imaging system.
Tuesday, February 14, 2017
Summer Internship Program Support Renewed
In total, the Danforth Center has hosted 265 interns.