The Science in Our Food
The Center’s facilities serve as regional, national and international resources
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Guest blogger, Hui Jiang explores C4 photosynthesis and biomass production in Setaria viridis.
Wednesday, March 22, 2017How the Science of Water Uptake will Improve Food & Fuel
Wednesday, March 08, 2017
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
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, 2017Keith Duncan, research scientist in Chris Topp’s laboratory, responsible for operation and management of the new X-ray CT imaging system.
Tuesday, February 14, 2017In total, the Danforth Center has hosted 265 interns.
Monday, February 06, 2017Innovation is fueled by conversation, collaboration and storytelling.
Wednesday, February 01, 2017From Setaria to Maize; From Bench to Local Communities
Wednesday, January 25, 2017Leading Foundation Working to Empower Farmers in Sub-Saharan Africa Taps Danforth Center
Monday, January 16, 201739 North Innovation District Plan Unveiled.
Monday, January 09, 2017The Fellowship enables talented young scientists to pursue careers in this critically important field.
Thursday, December 22, 2016Best wishes to you and yours for a healthy, happy holiday season and a prosperous new year.
Tuesday, December 13, 2016The career development program brought three women to the United States to study current scientific techniques to help improve global food security.
Friday, December 09, 2016Danforth Center Scientist Featured in Science in Real Life Episode
Thursday, December 01, 2016Scientists are developing an improved cassava that will allow communities to produce more food and income from cassava farming.
Tuesday, November 22, 2016Thanks to each of you for your role in what I believe is a noble effort to make the world a better and safer place for humans and many other living things.
Friday, November 18, 2016A night to celebrate outstanding members of the plant science community. Read his remarks here
Tuesday, November 08, 2016A global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration.
Tuesday, November 01, 2016Let's Talk About...Technology, Truth and the Public
Tuesday, October 25, 2016The Plant Pulse is a feature of the Danforth Center Roots and Shoots Blog that includes a sampling of interesting stories about agriculture, the environment, food security, climate change, bioenergy, events and the impact of plant science.