Bringing Plant Science Discoveries to the Marketplace, September 2013

For over a decade, new technologies like RNA (Ribonucleic Acid) silencing have been used to discover and investigate plant traits to improve crops. RNA silencing is a powerful tool within the plant scientist’s toolkit to understand how plants resist pests and diseases, produce valuable products and survive in diverse and changing environments. Join Dr. Jim Carrington, President of the Danforth Plant Science Center and Dr. Tom Adams, Vice President of Chemistry Technology at Monsanto as they discuss the impact that this science will have on the future of agriculture and the commercial marketplace.

This program brings the viewer a series of in-depth discussions from leaders throughout the area on a variety of biotechnical and science subjects.

Bringing Plant Science Discoveries to the Marketplace, September 2013

39 North_Cultivating An Innovation Ecosystem, May 2017

Join us for a discussion about 39 North, the 600-acre innovation district built to help strengthen St. Louis' innovation ecosystem through Ag Tech Innovation.

Let's Talk About...Technology, Truth and the Public

Join us for an inside look at one reporter’s personal journey of finding a story that surprised her and the public backlash that followed.

Let's Talk About...People, Plants and Partnerships: The Mizzou Connection

Come learn about the partnership between the University of Missouri and the Danforth Center and how it is impacting the region.

Let's Talk About... Next Generation Bioenergy, May 2016

Learn how Energy Department scientists and researchers are working to sustainably transform the nation's abundant renewable resources into biomass energy.

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Let’s Talk About… Bees: Understanding the Roots of Social Life, September 2015

The social life in bees, the evolution of mechanisms that promote cooperation and the connection between socially responsive genomes and human health.

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Date: April 18, 2015 Time: 10:00am