Seeds of Change

  • Women in Agriculture: The Key to Food and Nutrition Security in Africa

    Wednesday, May 02, 2018
    This year's Seeds of Change event will feature Africa Food Prize winner Dr. Ruth Oniang’o, who will discuss the intersection of food security, sustainable agriculture, and women’s empowerment in sub-Saharan Africa.

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Young Friends

  • Party With The Plants

    Friday, June 08, 2018
    Young Friends is a group of professionals, 40 and under, who support the Danforth Center’s mission to improve the human condition through plant science, including our efforts to enhance St. Louis as a world center for agtech, bioscience, and other industries that are defining the future of our region. Guests have the opportunity to socialize and network with other young professional to learn about the local bioscience ecosystem while enjoying hors d’oeuvres and drinks.

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Scientific Seminars

Special Seminar - Mar. 21

Wednesday, March 21, 2018 11:00 AM
Special Seminar
Location: Theater (94)
Speaker: Maren L. Friesen, PhD., Assistant Professor, Department of Crop and Soil Sciences, Washington State University

Special Seminar - Apr. 6

Friday, April 06, 2018 11:00 AM
Special Seminar
Location: Theater (94)
Topic: Maximizing the metabolic productivity of a leaf – insights from computational modelling
Speaker: Lee Sweetlove, PhD, Professor of Plant Sciences, University of Oxford, United Kingdom

Weekly Seminar Series - Apr. 11

Wednesday, April 11, 2018 3:30 PM
Weekly Seminar Series
Location: Theater (94)
Topic: Roots of the second green revolution
Speaker: Jonathan Lynch, PhD., University Distinguished Professor, College of Agricultural Sciences, Pennsylvania State University

Weekly Seminar Series - Apr. 18

Wednesday, April 18, 2018 3:30 PM
Weekly Seminar Series
Location: Theater (94)
Topic: As time glows by: circadian clocks from molecules to populations
Speaker: Carl H. Johnson, PhD., Stevenson Professor of Biological Sciences, Vanderbilt University

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For more information about Conversations, Seeds of Change,
or other Danforth Center Development events:
Tam McGuire
(314) 587-1403 

For questions about scientific seminars:
Denise Cunningham
(314) 587-1430