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Post-Doctoral Associate Named Prestigious Hanna H. Gray Fellow, Receives $1.4 Million Award to Accelerate His Career

Kevin Cox Jr., Ph.D., a post-doctoral associate at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center was named one of only 15 Hanna H. Gray Fellows by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) in Chevy Chase, MD.
12-Sep-2019 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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U.S. Department of Energy Taps Danforth Plant Science Center for Research To Improve Sorghum as a Bioenergy Crop

Danforth Center Principal Investigator, Andrea Eveland, Ph.D., will lead a multi-institutional project under to deepen the understanding of sorghum, a versatile bioenergy crop, and its response to drought.
9-Sep-2019 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Scientists to Deploy Advances in 3D Imaging and Machine Learning to Predict the Effect of Rising CO2 Levels on Crops

A collaboration between scientists at the Danforth Center and Washington University in St. Louis have developed a four-year research project that garnered $3 million in support from the National Science Foundation to study how plants react to...
4-Sep-2019 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Danforth Center to Lead DOE-Funded Research to Harness Untapped Reservoir of Plant Genes in Quest for Bioenergy Crops

The U.S. Department of Energy has selected Danforth Center Principal Investigator James Umen, Ph.D., to lead a multi-institutional collaboration that will predict functions for hundreds of uncharacterized plant genes that could be important to...
3-Sep-2019 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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New Research Reveals Sustainable Method to Produce Lifesaving Opiate Antidotes at a Reduced Cost

Cost of current method limits availability and generates harmful waste products.
11-Jun-2019 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Danforth Center Announces New Director of Integrated Microscopy Facility

The Donald Danforth Plant Science Center announced today that Kirk J. Czymmek, Ph.D., has joined the Center as the new Director of the Integrated Microscopy Facility and Principal Investigator. Czymmek succeeds R. Howard Berg who retired after 19...
11-Jun-2019 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Wells Fargo Funded Innovation Incubator Selects First Cohort of Agtech Startups Focused on Sustainable Solutions

The Wells Fargo Innovation Incubator (IN2), a technology incubator and platform funded by the Wells Fargo Foundation and co-administered by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), today announced it has selected five early-stage companies...
14-May-2019 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Danforth Center Announces All-Star Board To Pick First IN2 Agtech Cohort

The Donald Danforth Plant Science Center announces the formation of an all-star line-up of agricultural experts to advise the Wells Fargo Innovation Incubator (IN2) as it deploys up to $2.25 million in technical assistance for agtech startup...
8-Apr-2019 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


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About The Donald Danforth Plant Science Center
Founded in 1998, the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center is a not-for-profit research institute with a mission to improve the human condition through plant science. Research, education and outreach aim to have impact at the nexus of food security and the environment, and position the St. Louis region as a world center for plant science. The Center’s work is funded through competitive grants from many sources, including the National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Energy, National Science Foundation and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

To keep up to date with Danforth Center’s current operations and areas of research, please visit, www.danforthcenter.org, featuring information on Center scientists, news and the “Roots & Shoots” blog. Follow us on Twitter at @DanforthCenter.

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