Let’s Talk with Jim Carrington: A New Leader, an Expanding Vision, September 2011

Join us for a conversation with Dr. James C. Carrington, the new President of the Danforth Center. A well-respected researcher, Dr. Carrington brings new technologies and scientific skills to the Center, and is accompanied by colleagues from the lab he ran at Oregon State University. The Center’s existing reputation paired with his vision for the future are enabling the rapid recruitment of additional scientists and research teams. Changes and additions, large and small, are already expanding the Center in numerous ways.

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

Let’s Talk with Jim Carrington: A New Leader, an Expanding Vision, September 2011

Big Ideas – Meeting Grand Challenges

Watch as three teams of Danforth Center scientists make a pitch for a grant that would extend their current research in agriculture and the environment.

Decreasing Food Waste - From Farm to Market

A discussion about preventing crop spoilage and reducing food waste, in order to feed a world population projected to grow to 10 billion people by 2050.

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.


There are 30 more episodes of Conversations From The Donald Danforth Plant Science Center.

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.

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