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Danforth Center and Saint Louis University Establish Joint Faculty Partnership

The Danforth Center and Saint Louis University are pleased to announce that Allison Miller, Ph.D., professor of biology at Saint Louis University (SLU) and research associate at the Missouri Botanical Garden, will be appointed to a joint faculty...
16-Aug-2018 7:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


CTC Genomics Selects St. Louis to Establish its Commercial Development Pipeline in the U.S.

CTC, the world’s largest sugarcane technology company, announced today that following a nationwide search, the company has selected St. Louis, Missouri for its North American research headquarters.
2-May-2018 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Danforth Center Announces New Executive Director of the Institute for International Crop Improvement

MacKenzie will manage the IICI’s programs and partnerships dedicated to translating key discoveries in plant health, disease and pest management, genomics, advanced breeding and nutrition to staple crops that impact food security around the globe.
4-Apr-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Study Sheds Light on the Genetic Origins of the Two Sexes

This new study punches a hole in the idea that increased genetic complexity of sex chromosomes accompanied the origin of sexes.
8-Mar-2018 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


US Bank Supports Danforth Center’s Efforts to Strengthen Innovation Economy

A $20,000 grant in support of enhancing the St. Louis region as a world center for agtech, bioscience, and other industries that are defining the future of the region.
6-Feb-2018 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


NIH Invests in Collaborative Research to Understand Mechanisms Controlling Cell Division

A three-year, $675,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to understand cell-size control in the unicellular green alga Chlamydomonas reinhardtii.
16-Jan-2018 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Danforth Center Scientists Uncover a Genetic Mechanism that Could Enhance Yield Potential in Cereal Crops

The Eveland laboratory’s research findings, “Brassinosteroids modulate meristem fate and differentiation of unique inflorescence morphology in Setaria viridis”, were recently published in the journal The Plant Cell.
4-Jan-2018 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Danforth Center Receives Significant Support From Boeing for Science Education and Outreach

Boeing is providing the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center with a $85,000 grant in support of Green Means Grow, a centerpiece of the Danforth Center’s STEM education and outreach program.
14-Dec-2017 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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