Company Overview of Donald Danforth Plant Science Center
Donald Danforth Plant Science Center operates as a not-for-profit research institute. The company’s key research areas include plants to improve human nutrition and health; plant nutrition; developing resistance to disease and pests; and novel materials and bio-based products, as well as an international laboratory for tropical agricultural biotechnology. It delivers plant science solutions to meet the needs of agriculture, and human health and nutrition. The company’s researchers work in the fields of computational and structural biology, biochemistry, chemistry and phytochemistry, plant biology and genetics, cell biology, and root biology, as well as immunology, physiology, and pathology. ...
975 North Warson Road
St. Louis, MO 63132
Founded in 1998
Key Executives for Donald Danforth Plant Science Center
Executive Director of International Programs
Director of International Programs
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2012.
Donald Danforth Plant Science Center Key Developments
Donald Danforth Plant Science Center Presents at 2012 BIO International Convention, Jun-18-2012
May 31 12
Donald Danforth Plant Science Center Presents at 2012 BIO International Convention, Jun-18-2012 . Venue: Beston Convention & Exhition Center, Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Speakers: Roger Beachy, President & Director.
Donald Danforth Plant Science Center Announces Executive Appointments
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Donald Danforth Plant Science Center recruited five new lead scientists, who will strengthen and diversify the Center’s work in next generation biofuels, computational biology and new technologies. One of the new investigators will also serve as Director of the Enterprise Rent-A-Car (ERAC) Institute for Renewable Fuels at the Center. Dr. Thomas Brutnell will join the Danforth Center on January 1, 2012 from the Boyce Thompson Institute for Plant Research at Cornell, and serve as Member and Director of the Enterprise Institute for Renewable Fuels. Dr. Todd Mockler joined the Center on August 15, 2011 as an Associate Member. Mockler came from Oregon State University where he served as Associate Professor and member of the Center for Genome Research and Biocomputing. Dr. James Umen joined the Center on August 1, 2011 as an Associate Member working in the Enterprise Rent-A-Car Institute for Renewable Fuels. Dr. Leslie Hicks was promoted to Assistant Member effective January 1, 2012 and will focus on technology development, the sustainable production of biofuels, and understanding the consequences of oxidative stress. Dr. Dmitri Nusinow will join the Danforth Center as Assistant Member on March 1, 2012.
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