Fall Leaflet 2016
October 26, 2016 | By Kelli Meyer | Impressions: 26 |
THE FUTURE IS NOW: DANFORTH CENTER ENTERS NEW ERA
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The Enterprise Institute works to develop & apply technologies to enhance the potential of sustainable bioenergy crops, algae and grasses.
AT THE DANFORTH CENTER, WE BELIEVE that plants hold the key to discoveries and products that will enrich and restore both the environment and the lives of people around the globe. Center scientists strive to reduce the burden of hunger and malnutrition in
Danforth Center scientists are working to create a healthier, more sustainable world through imagination, innovation and collaboration. Discovery at the Danforth Center focuses on understanding how wild plant species and domesticated crops grow and adapt to changing environments. The Center’s President James Carrington, Ph.D., sat down with Center scientists Elizabeth (Toby) Kellogg, Ph.D., member and Andrea Eveland, Ph.D., assistant member to discuss their work with cereal crops and native grasses, how natural variation can lead to crop improvement and why tall grass prairies are so important.
By bringing together top scientists from across the globe, technology and facilities that enable great science, a research park to foster innovation and a workforce training program, the Danforth Plant Science Center continues to help grow the region’s plant science innovation ecosystem. Danforth Center President, James Carrington, Ph.D., sat down with Todd Mockler to discuss the impact of collaboration and technology on research and commercialization.
Focus On: FOOD SECURITY Nigel Taylor, Ph.D. , is a Principal Investigator associated with the IICI , and leads one of the largest research groups at the Danforth Center. Getu Duguma, Ph.D., is a Senior Research Scientist working closely with Nigel. Their
This issue of the Leaflet is dedicated to highlighting the St. Louis ag innovation ecosystem. By bringing together top scientists from across the globe, technology and facilities that enable great science, a research park to foster innovation, and a workforce training program, the Center continues to help grow the region’s plant science innovation hub.