39 North Innovation District Plan Unveiled
The Science in Our Food
Thursday, February 15, 2018
House Committee on Small Business Committee, Subcommittee Agriculture, Energy and Trade hearing on “Restoring Rural America: How Agritech is Revitalizing the Heartland.”
Remarks by Sam Fiorello, Chief Operating Officer, Donald Danforth Plant Science Center and President, BRDG Park
Wednesday, February 14, 2018
Where Discovery Yields Impact
Corporations are more than donors. They are valued partners.
Tuesday, February 06, 2018
Connecting high school classrooms with scientific research
Mutant foxtail millets program inspires 3,000+ students in the Midwest
Thursday, February 01, 2018
Record crowd explore scientific innovation and robotics at the St. Louis Raspberry Pi Jam
The free interactive event offered hands-on STEM activities for all ages
Thursday, January 25, 2018
The Research Experience for Undergraduates
Apply for the 11-week intensive summer program funded by NSF
Tuesday, January 16, 2018
STEM and St. Louis collide in upcoming Free event
Join us on Jan. 27 for the St. Louis Raspberry Pi Jam
Tuesday, January 09, 2018
Join us on Jan. 16th for Venture Café Night: 39°N at the Danforth Center
Experience drone racing demonstrations and much more!
Wednesday, January 03, 2018
2018 WILLIAM H. DANFORTH PLANT SCIENCE SCHOLAR PROFILE
Light and Environmental signals in Crops may be as Complex as Day and Night
Wednesday, December 20, 2017
May the spirit of the season bring you peace and tranquility
Wednesday, December 13, 2017
Young Friends Advance Efforts to Feed People, Sustain the Environment and Grow the Region
Start 2018 off right as a Young Friend of the Danforth Center
Tuesday, December 05, 2017
NEW ROBOTIC SYSTEM TO ADVANCE RESEARCH
Discover how the Gehan laboratory is working to understand plants’ response to severe temperatures, pests and pathogens.
Wednesday, November 29, 2017
Understanding how green algae sense high temperatures and regulate heat responses
Guest Blogger, Will McHargue, former REU intern and current technician in the Zhang laboratory highlights photosynthetic systems research.
Wednesday, November 22, 2017
2017 ANNUAL THANKSGIVING LETTER BY WILLIAM H. DANFORTH, FOUNDING CHAIRMAN
We humans need to change and adapt as best we can to climate variability.
Monday, November 20, 2017
VENTURE CAFE NIGHT: 39 NORTH TOMORROW
Innovator's Potluck in spirit the spirit of Thanksgiving.
Monday, November 13, 2017
CONVERSATIONS SERIES: “Big Ideas - Meeting Grand Challenges”
Join us Thursday, November 16, 2017 for a very different Conversations!
Friday, November 10, 2017
Get Involved · Make An Impact · Giving Tuesday
A Global Giving Movement | November 28, 2017
Thursday, November 02, 2017
Annual Plantasia Gala
Distinguished Leaders Recognized for Science and Service
Monday, October 16, 2017
JOIN US TOMORROW FOR VENTURE CAFE NIGHT: 39 NORTH
Helping innovators by enhancing and accelerating the growth of innovation in 39 North through high-impact programming.
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
Danforth Center to Lead Multi-Institutional Project to Improve Harvests of One of the Most Important Crops in Global Agriculture
Danforth Center Receives $3.4M to Improve Maize Architecture
Wednesday, October 04, 2017
The Miller Lab’s Journey to the Danforth Center
Guest blogger, Allison Miller, Ph.D. SLU Department of Biology navigates a new lab space during a challenging time.
Tuesday, September 26, 2017
FARM, FOOD and FEAST OF DATA TAKE CENTER STAGE AT 2017 AG INNOVATION SHOWCASE
Annual gathering attracts industry leaders, investors and entrepreneurs working to develop solutions to pressing global issues.
Monday, September 18, 2017
VENTURE CAFÉ NIGHT: 39° N JOIN US TOMORROW
Grab a drink, attend a talk, meet other innovators, change the world
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
GET SOCIAL DURING AG INNOVATION SHOWCASE #17AIS
We invite you to interact with the presenters, speakers, panelists and event organizers with the social media directory.
Tuesday, August 29, 2017
Governor Showcases Strategic the Region’s Ag Innovation Ecosystem During Visit of Israeli Ambassador to the U.S.
Danforth Center and BRDG Park offers a competitive advantage when recruiting high quality companies to St. Louis.
Tuesday, August 22, 2017
Saint Louis University Student Dives Into Plant Genomes
Guest blogger, Grace Kenney explores advanced techniques in the Meyers' Lab.
Thursday, August 17, 2017
Total Eclipse, August 21, 2017
Tips to safely view the rare scientific moment
Monday, August 14, 2017
Venture Café Night: 39N JOIN US TOMORROW
Experience high-impact programming helping innovators by enhancing and accelerating the growth of innovation in 39 North.
Tuesday, August 08, 2017
Conversations Series: Decreasing Food Waste-From Farm to Market
Join us Thursday, August 24, 2017
Friday, August 04, 2017
Understanding Root Growth and Physiology
The genetic basis of root system architecture (RSA)
Wednesday, August 02, 2017
Remembering Ernie Jaworski
A pioneer of modern agriculture and friend
Tuesday, July 25, 2017
BELLWETHER PLANT GROWTH FACILITY ADVANCES FOOD SECURITY AND SUSTAINABILITY RESEARCH
Discover the features of the new growth chambers
Monday, July 17, 2017
Helping innovators by enhancing and accelerating the growth of innovation in 39 North through high-impact programming
Tuesday, July 11, 2017
Summer Reading List
Consider adding one or more of these books to your list
Friday, June 30, 2017
Danforth Center Hosts Special Screening of FOOD EVOLUTION
A fresh, provocative perspective on the critical issue of food.
Tuesday, June 27, 2017
The Future of Humanity’s Food Supply Is in the Hands of Artificial Intelligence
Guest blogger, Arash Abbasi, Ph.D., in the Bioinformatics group focuses on AI for Plant Phenotyping
Monday, June 19, 2017
Join us Tomorrow for VENTURE CAFE NIGHT: 39 NORTH
Gathering of innovators and entrepreneurs. A place for serendipitous collisions to occur.
Friday, June 16, 2017
Seeking Impact at Scale
Life Lessons from Technology, Catalytic Philanthropy, and the Family Farm with Jeff Raikes
Tuesday, June 13, 2017
Letter from the President
2017 Danforth Center Annual Report
Tuesday, May 30, 2017
SEEDS of Change
Featuring former CEO of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Growing Our Scientific Community
Welcome 2017 Summer Interns
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
Young Friends Invite You to Party with the Plants
Get your Tickets for an enjoyable evening to support innovation
Tuesday, May 09, 2017
Inaugural STEM Day Event at Jury Elementary School, Florissant, MO
Guest blogger, Ruth Kaggwa, PhD., Science Education & Outreach, highlights STEM Volunteer Opportunity with Students
Tuesday, May 02, 2017
Conversations Series, 39 North: Cultivating An Innovation Ecosystem
The Science of Growing a Region
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Subcommittee Examines Importance of Agricultural Research
Jim Carrington testifies on the future of American agriculture
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Preserving and Renewing the Environment
Native Landscapes Preserving Diversity
Tuesday, April 11, 2017
Venture Cafe Night: 39 North
Learn how the future of Agtech is shaping St. Louis.
Tuesday, April 04, 2017
The Maker Movement: Plants, Robots & High Altitude Balloons
Discover how innovation is driving St. Louis’ STEM education
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Increasing photosynthetic efficiency to maximize crop yield
Guest blogger, Hui Jiang explores C4 photosynthesis and biomass production in Setaria viridis.
Wednesday, March 22, 2017
World Water Day 2017
How the Science of Water Uptake will Improve Food & Fuel
Wednesday, March 08, 2017
TEDx Talk by Dr. Jim Carrington
In his recent talk, “The Science in Our Food,” Dr. Jim Carrington, president of the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center, discusses our Grand Challenge to sustainably provide food security for a growing, changing world while also preserving natural resources and environmental integrity. Jim makes the case that we cannot meet this challenge without new science and nature-compatible technology.