• The Future of Food in a Wealthier, Warmer World

    Thursday, March 08, 2018
    How can we meet the food needs of a growing human population without doing irreparable damage to the planet? Around the world, increases in population, urban density and economic prosperity will lead to unprecedented demands for both more and different foods, placing added strain on our natural resources. Join us as we discuss the nexus of food production and the environment to ensure that both human needs and environmental sustainability are met.

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Young Friends

  • Party With The Plants

    Friday, June 08, 2018
    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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Scientific Seminars

Weekly Seminar Series - Feb. 21

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 11:00 AM
Weekly Seminar Series
Location: Theater (94)
Topic: Prediction-based crop improvement: combining whole genome prediction with crop growth models
Speaker: Mark Cooper, PhD., Research Fellow/CEO, Zenrun42, Inc.

Weekly Seminar Series - Mar. 7

Wednesday, March 07, 2018 3:30 PM
Weekly Seminar Series
Location: Theater (94)
Speaker: Chiedozie Egesi, PhD., Adjunct Professor, Cornell University, and Project Manager, NEXTGEN Cassava Breeding Project, IITA, CGIAR

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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