NewLeaf Symbiotics Receives Second US Patent

Invention provides M-troph products for agricultural applications - January 06, 2018

Danforth Center Scientists Discover Gene That Influences Grain Yield

Deep sequencing impacts food and bioenergy crops - April 22, 2017

Danforth Center Expands Major Research Program to Benefit Farmers in the Developing World

A multi-institutional research effort aims to optimize breeding strategies for grain sorghum for Sub-Saharan Africa. - January 27, 2017

International Collaboration Receives Grant to Advance Improvements in Cassava Harvests and Nutrition for Smallholder Families in Sub-Saharan Africa

Virus Resistant Cassava for Africa Plus (VIRCA Plus) consortium received a five-year, $10.46 million grant to develop disease-resistant and nutritionally-enhanced cassava varieties to improve the status of African farm families. - December 16, 2016

Danforth Plant Science Center Develops Versatile Field Phenotyping to Benefit Farmers

Solar-powered PheNode is set for investment stage. - November 03, 2016

Discovery of Carbon Storage Signaling Mechanism in Algae Offers New Potential for Sustainable Biofuel Production

Algae with altered intracellular signaling have increased oil yields - October 21, 2016

Cutting Edge Plant Technology Inspires the Danforth Center's Fall Symposium

The event will focus on Genetics and Genomics approaches to enhance crop productivity. - September 28, 2016

National Science Foundation Supports Stony Creek Colors and Danforth Center Collaboration for Bio-Based Indigo Business Project

From seed to closet, transforming the fashion industry through plant science - September 15, 2016

Mizzou and Danforth Center Leaders to be Featured at the Conversations Program

Let’s Talk About… People, Plants and Partnerships: The Mizzou Connection - August 19, 2016

Danforth Plant Science Center and Valent Biosciences Will Collaborate in Unique Root Science Initiative

Master Agreement will focus on improving agriculture with non-destructive imaging technology for root growth dynamics. - July 14, 2016

United States Golf Association Taps Danforth Center to Improve Course Sustainability

Research will advance the development of salt-tolerant turf varieties. - June 15, 2016

Danforth Center Dedicates New Wing in Honor of William H. Danforth

Expansion to accelerate outcomes and impact of plant science research and innovation. - April 17, 2016

Danforth Center Expands with New Principal Investigators

The Donald Danforth Plant Science Center is growing with the addition of two principal investigators, Ru Zhang, Ph.D. and Malia Gehan, Ph.D. The new scientists bring significant expertise in plant genomics and phenomics, and strengthen the Center’s focus on agricultural productivity and... - April 06, 2016

Leading Plant Science Society Recognizes Two Danforth Center Scientists

Andrea Eveland, Ph.D. and Daniel Chitwood, Ph.D. assistant members and principal investigators at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center received prestigious awards from the American Society of Plant Biologists (ASPB), a professional society devoted to the advancement of the plant... - May 31, 2015

St. Louis Conservation Thought Leaders Featured at Summer Conversations Program

Let’s Talk About… Prairies, Conservation and Energy - May 28, 2015

Influential Environmental Advocates Open 2015 Conversations Series

From the Clean Water Act to Everglades Restoration: 40 Years of Conservation - April 10, 2015

NewLeaf Symbiotics Recruits Leading Business Development and Commercialization Expert

New Hire to advance Prescriptive Biologics™ platform. - March 12, 2015

Donald Danforth Plant Science Center, MU to Hire Four Joint Researchers

Collaboration will strengthen plant and crop research, provide opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students. - November 20, 2014

Donald Danforth Plant Science Center Welcomes New Principal Investigator

New hire brings significant expertise in inflorescence evolution and development to the region. - October 23, 2014

Plant Scientist Discovers Basis of Evolution in Violins

Studies of plant leaf shape relevant to musical instruments. - October 10, 2014

Research at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center Featured in National Geographic Series, the Future of Food

Research to improve agriculture productivity using cutting-edge technology at the Danforth Center is featured in the October issue of National Geographic. - September 27, 2014

Missouri Research Consortium Receives $20 Million Grant from National Science Foundation to Study Impacts of Climate Variability

The Donald Danforth Plant Science Center is part of a state-wide collaborative research project that was awarded a five year, $20 million grant by the NSF. - August 07, 2014

Danforth Plant Science Center Set to Grow

Construction Begins on New $45 Million Addition to its Facility. - May 21, 2014

Agriculture Tech Advances Opportunities for Entrepreneurs

Paper calls on entrepreneurs to seize untapped potential for innovation in “AgTech” to meet global food demand while minimizing environmental impacts. - April 25, 2014

Danforth Center’s “Conversations” Series Continues

Nature’s Medicines: Translating Plants to Healthcare Applications - March 29, 2014

Danforth Center Announces Four New Lead Investigators

New hires bring significant expertise in phenomics and plant genomics to the region. - January 12, 2014

Danforth Plant Science Center Elects New Chairman and Expands Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees of the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center elected John F. McDonnell to succeed William H. Danforth, M.D., as chairman, and added three St. Louis leaders as new trustees. Danforth received the designation of founding chairman. McDonnell has served as a Danforth Plant Science... - December 19, 2013

Danforth Center Receives $1 Million Grant from the National Science Foundation

Funds to support advanced research and education programs aimed at gaining a greater understanding of how plants develop. - December 18, 2013

Research Unveils Clues About Protein Mechanism Critical to Plant Growth and Yield

Scientists at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center have made several scientific discoveries demonstrating the significant roles Heterotrimeric G proteins play in plant development and yield. Sona Pandey, Ph.D., principal investigator at the Danforth Plant Science Center and her collaborators... - December 13, 2013

Danforth Center’s “Conversations” Series Continues

Harnessing advanced imaging to improve performance in farmer’s fields and on the baseball field - October 31, 2013

Impact of imaging and robotics on accelerating scientific discovery will be the focus of the Danforth Center’s Annual Fall Symposium

Special presentation by St. Louis Cardinals adds unique angle to scientific event. - September 25, 2013

Danforth Plant Science Center Adds $3.5 Million, One-of-a-Kind Plant Phenotyping Facility to Its Core Technologies

Advanced imaging and robotics will accelerate discovery. - September 20, 2013

Danforth Center’s “Conversations” Series Continues

Bringing Plant Science Discoveries to the Marketplace - August 14, 2013

“Outside-the-Box” Entrepreneurs to Address Resource Constraints, Crop Shortages at Fifth Ag Innovation Showcase

Premier International Innovation event will bring together Ag’s industry leaders, capital providers and emerging entrepreneurs. - August 10, 2013

Donald Danforth Plant Science Center Announces Major Expansion

The Donald Danforth Plant Science Center today announced plans to build a new $45 million addition to its research facility - July 31, 2013

Danforth Center Announces New Vice President of Development

New hire comes at vital time in the Center’s growth. - July 25, 2013

St. Louis Scientists Invited to the White House

The White House honored individuals for their dedication to increasing public engagement in science and science literacy. - July 13, 2013

Danforth Center Announces New Director of Proteomics and Mass Spectrometry Facility

New hire brings significant expertise to the Center. - June 05, 2013

FuturaGene Enters Agreement with Danforth Center to Provide Plant Yield-Enhancing Technology to Developing Countries

FuturaGene has entered into an agreement with the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center which will see FuturaGene’s plant yield-enhancing technology tested on staple crops grown by farmers in Asia, Africa and Brazil. - June 01, 2013

Danforth Center Intern Receives Prestigious Fellowship

Danforth Center Announces Summer 2013 Internship Program Participants - May 09, 2013

Danforth Center Scientist Elected 2012 Fellow

AAAS Honors the Director of Enterprise Institute for Renewable Fuels - December 01, 2012

Danforth Center Expands Work to Improve Crop Productivity in the Developing World to New Level with New Institute for International Crop Improvement

Providing support and serving partnerships to enhance crops for food security. - October 24, 2012

Danforth Center’s “Conversations” Series Continues

From Uganda to the U.S. Heartland: a Look at Global Food Security Panel to include Ugandan Minister of Agriculture and Chancellor of University of Missouri - October 17, 2012

Danforth Plant Science Center Hosts 14th Annual Fall Symposium

Speakers from across the world will discuss synthetic and systems biology. - September 06, 2012

Danforth Center’s "Conversations" Series Continues Let’s Talk… Bioinformatics: at the Danforth Center and Beyond

The discussion will focus on St. Louis’s emerging expertise in bioinformatics and how it will enhance existing scientific efforts and bringing new skills and ideas to the region. - August 15, 2012

NAABB Executive Director Named Leader for Bioscience Division

“This is an inspiring time to be researching algal biofuels and I pledge to continue to lead NAABB as its Executive Director until the end of the currently funded consortium term, which is April 2013,” said Olivares. “The LANL efforts within NAABB are executed primarily out of the Bioscience Division, therefore NAABB and its future will remain a major focus of mine for the time to come.” - July 26, 2012

Danforth Plant Science Center Awarded $12 Million to Study Drought as Part of the Effort to Develop Next Generation Bioenergy Grasses

Grant supports expansion of research at the Enterprise Institute for Renewable Fuels. - July 18, 2012

Leading Researchers Call for $100 Billion Investment in Agriculture Research

Science holds the key to meeting global demands for food and fuel. - June 13, 2012

Danforth Center’s "Conversations" Series Continues Let’s Talk… About Nature and Technology: a Conversation About Conservation

“Conversations” Series sponsored by Boeing will feature Douglas Ladd, Director of Conservation Science, The Nature Conservancy in Missouri and Dr. James C. Carrington, President, Donald Danforth Plant Science Center. - May 03, 2012

Donald Danforth Plant Science Center to be Honored as the Second Annual Recipient of the International Humanitarian of the Year Award

World Affairs Council of St. Louis set to recognize Donald Danforth Plant Science Center for humanitarian efforts to improve the human condition. - April 27, 2012

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