Young Friends

  • Party With The Plants

    Friday, June 02, 2017
    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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Seeds of Change

  • Seeking Impact at Scale: Life Lessons from Technology, Catalytic Philanthropy, and the Family Farm

    Thursday, June 08, 2017
    The featured speaker for this year’s Seeds of Change event will be Jeff Raikes—former CEO of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, former member of the Microsoft leadership team, and co-founder of the Raikes Foundation. His talk will cover topics including the role of impactful philanthropy, innovative technology, and agriculture in effecting positive change in the world.

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Scientific Seminars

Special seminar by Dr. Michael Wrzaczek - Jun. 26

Monday, June 26, 2017 3:45 PM
Special Seminar
Location: Theater (94)
Topic: Cysteine-rich receptor-like kinases are an evolutionarily diverse group of kinases and regulate ROS production and signaling
Speaker: Michael Wrzaczek, PhD, Department of Biosciences, University of Finland, Helsinki

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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