Monday, March 23, 2015Water is the foundation for all forms of life and it is absolutely necessary for our environment to flourish.
Tuesday, March 17, 2015Water-use efficiency is an important factor for all crops around the globe, and will be a vital component of sustainable agriculture.
Tuesday, March 10, 2015Celebrating World Water Day on March 22.
Tuesday, March 03, 2015
A day for water and water for sustainable development
Tuesday, February 24, 2015The Plant Pulse is a feature of the Danforth Center Roots and Shoots Blog that includes a sampling of interesting stories about world hunger and malnutrition, food security, climate change, biofuels, agriculture, the environment, conferences and events, and the impact of plant science.
Monday, February 16, 2015Daniel Chitwood, Ph.D., assistant member at the Danforth Center as the February guest contributor for PLOS Genetics blog discussing image from Ranjan et al.
Friday, February 13, 2015In recognition of Valentine’s Day, employees expressed what they love about working at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center.
Friday, February 06, 2015
The Danforth Center’s Maker Group hosted its first community event, St. Louis Raspberry Pi Jam, from 1 P.M. - 5 P.M. Nearly 400 people ages 5 – 70 attended the event.
Monday, February 02, 2015
Center leadership presented an overview of 2014 accomplishments, and important initiatives slated for 2015 to more than 250 constituents, donors and volunteers.
Monday, January 19, 20152015 is going to be an exciting year at the Danforth Center and Instagram is a great way to keep up with stories, photos, events and updates.
Tuesday, January 13, 2015The Donald Danforth Plant Science Center’s Maker Group has received a grant from the Raspberry Pi Foundation to engage local educators in the St. Louis region to develop an educational package that introduces students to electronics, plant science and computing.
Tuesday, January 06, 2015The Donald Danforth Plant Science Center focuses scientific research on the nexus of food, water and energy to improve the productivity and sustainability of agriculture, and to accelerate development of durable bioenergy.
Monday, December 29, 2014Sam Wang received the 2014 Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Research and Creativity from UMSL for his groundbreaking research in plant biology.
Monday, December 22, 2014Best wishes to you and yours for a healthy,happy holiday season and a prosperous new year.
Thursday, December 18, 2014As we approach a new year, take a look back at what we’ve been up to this year.
Friday, December 12, 2014
As 2014 wraps up, we’d like to share some remarkable blogs that we followed this year and hope you find them interesting as well.
Friday, December 05, 2014MO DIRT will use citizen scientists to collect and analyze soil samples and record meteorological information in their communities.
Wednesday, November 26, 2014This year I am writing again to thank you who make possible the life and progress of the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center.
Wednesday, November 19, 2014The Danforth Center and the University of Missouri are strengthening their collaboration with University of Missouri and will hire four new researchers who will hold joint appointments at both institutions and tenure at MU.
Tuesday, November 11, 2014Howard Berg, Ph.D. joined the Danforth Center in 2000 as Integrated Microscopy Facility Director. His research is focused on using both live cell imaging and electron microscopy to study how plant cells are organized mechanistically to produce the outcome that we see in a crop plant.