Tuesday, March 08, 2016The mission of the Enterprise Rent-a-Car Institute for Renewable Fuels is to develop and apply technologies to enhance the potential of oilseed crops, algae and bioenergy grasses as sources of sustainable bioenergy.
Tuesday, March 01, 2016The discovery of PCH1 adds another piece to the puzzle of understanding how plants harness biological clockwork to adapt to the changing sun.
Tuesday, February 23, 2016Roots & Shoot’s guest blogger discusses the process a single cell goes through from the tissue culture lab to the cassava fields.
Friday, February 19, 2016The Plant Pulse is a feature of the Danforth Center Roots and Shoots Blog that includes a sampling of interesting stories about agriculture, the environment, food security, climate change, bioenergy, events and the impact of plant science.
Tuesday, February 09, 2016State-of-the-art facilities help expedite discovery.
Tuesday, February 02, 2016HAB.education co-founder, Dustin Mayfield-Jones discusses high altitude balloons and the potential impact they could have on field data collection.
Tuesday, January 26, 2016Welcome to the team, Blake Meyers!
Tuesday, January 19, 2016Recent genome sequencing of Oropetium grass has given researchers a blueprint in distinguishing genes related to phenomenal plant resilience.
Monday, January 11, 2016The Donald Danforth Plant Science Center is in pursuit of sustainable solutions to some of the most pressing global challenges of the 21st century.
Tuesday, January 05, 2016The project has been described as ‘one of the great undertakings in plant sciences of the early 21st century’.
Monday, December 28, 2015RNA interference is proving to be a valuable tools for agriculture, allowing researchers to develop pathogen-resistant and more-nutritious crops.
Tuesday, December 22, 2015Scientists are developing an improved cassava that will allow communities to produce more food and income from cassava farming. Leading agricultural research organizations are working together to evaluate VIRCA cassava, which protects against devastating plant viral diseases as a potential new way to improve livelihoods.
Tuesday, December 08, 2015James Carrington, Ph.D., president of the Danforth Center was cited as one of five creative thinkers who are changing our world.
Tuesday, December 01, 2015Join us for Giving Tuesday today!
Tuesday, November 24, 2015Thanks to each of you for your role in what I believe is a noble effort to make the world a better and safer place for humans and many other living things.
Tuesday, November 17, 2015More than 15 Danforth Center employees came together to build and manage the Center's first sustainable community garden.
Tuesday, November 10, 2015Science improving food security with collaboration.
Thursday, October 29, 2015Ambassador George Herbert “Bert” Walker III and Sir David Baulcombe were honored at the 14th annual Plantasia Gala for their dedication to service and science.
Wednesday, October 21, 2015“Inspiring. Amazing. Thought-provoking.” These are some of the words guests used to describe remarks given by environmental economist Peter A. Seligmann, chairman and CEO of Conservation International at the SEEDS of CHANGE event on October 14, 2015.
Friday, October 16, 2015The Danforth Center leadership team welcomed U.S. Senator Roy Blunt and Kenichiro Sasae, Japanese Ambassador to the U.S. to the campus.