Thursday, May 03, 2018
(MU Undergraduate Research)Taking Her Research to Capitol Hill
Education program, Mutant Millets inspires MU junior Sarah Gebken to grow in soil science and plant research
Wednesday, May 02, 2018
(St. Louis Post-Dispatch) Sugarcane research company to open North American headquarters in St. Louis
The world’s largest sugarcane technology company selects BRDG Park
(Discover Magazine) At the Cutting Edge of Plant Science
Cultivating a sustainable future through genomics and chemistry.
Monday, April 30, 2018
(The New York Times) How a Rose Blooms: Its Genome Reveals the Traits for Scent and Color
Study marks a new “democratization” of plant research resulting from more widely available, affordable and detailed genome sequencing
Thursday, April 26, 2018
(St. Louis Business Journal) Finding space inside St. Louis' $600 million agtech industry
When it comes to agriculture technology, St. Louis has the talent.
Monday, April 23, 2018
(The Node) The people behind the papers – Sa Geng & James Umen
We caught up with the author of a new paper in Development, exploring the genetics of the process in Volvox, to hear the story behind the work.
Friday, April 13, 2018
(St. Louis Business Journal) Danforth Center to take discoveries to market with new hire
Don MacKenzie is tasked overseeing the regulatory processes to bring the Danforth Center's technologies to market.
Monday, April 02, 2018
(Genetics Society of America) On the origin of germ cells
This system offers a unique opportunity to explore the early evolution of germ cells.
Friday, March 09, 2018
(Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News) Genetic Origins of the Sexes Found to be Surprisingly Modest
Research captures the earliest stages of evolution where male and female gametes first evolved
(St. Louis Public Radio) The challenge of feeding an increasing global population in a warmer, wealthier world
Allison Miller and Jason Clay joined St. Louis on the Air host Don Marsh.
Tuesday, March 06, 2018
(Missouri Farm Bureau) Missouri Leading the Charge to Feed the World
Humans will need to produce more food in the next 40 years than in the previous 10,000 combined.
Friday, March 02, 2018
(St. Louis Post-Dispatch) 39 North plant science district gets trail, road planning funds
Plans are in motion to rework roads and improve incubator space in the budding Creve Coeur plant-science district surrounding the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center.
Thursday, February 22, 2018
(Ag Professional) The Future of Ag Tech in the Midwest
The development of new technology in agriculture has helped encourage young people
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
(Agri-Pulse) Who is leading the charge for new precision breeding tools?
Plenty of precision breeding innovation
Thursday, February 01, 2018
(The Scientist) Researchers Learn from Plant Viruses to Protect Crops
Plants are locked in an ancient arms race with hostile viruses, but genome editing is giving crops the upper hand.
Tuesday, January 23, 2018
(Nature) The Lost Art of Looking at Plants
Advances in genomics and imaging are reviving a fading discipline
(Agri-Pulse) The Promise and Potential for New Plant Varieties
If agricultural productivity growth continues to stagnate, there will be significant ramifications for the economic vitality and environmental sustainability of food
Monday, January 22, 2018
(HEC-TV) New Smart Crop-Monitoring Platform Alerts Farmers & Growers About Their Crops
Researchers at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center have created a crop phenotyping station called the PheNode.
Wednesday, January 17, 2018
(FOX 2 News) Venture Cafe wants to grow St. Louis drone racing community
Throughout the evening at Venture Café Night: 39 North, First Person View (FPV) Drones Raced
Monday, January 08, 2018
(St. Louis Public Radio) St. Louis plant scientists use podcast to dig deep into the struggles of research Taproot, a Plantae Podcast Series with hosts Liz Haswell and Ivan Baxter
Researchers Liz Haswell and Ivan Baxter spend most their time trying to understand how plants function.