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Company Overview of Donald Danforth Plant Science Center

Company Overview

Donald Danforth Plant Science Center operates as a not-for-profit research institute. It provides research services in the areas of basic plant science discovery and technology development; food security crop improvement and sustainability; next-generation/sustainable bioenergy; plant-environment interactions; structural biology and metabolic engineering; crop improvement; genomics and bioinformatics; plant microbe interactions; and systems and synthetic biology. The company was founded in 1998 and is based in St. Louis, Missouri.

975 North Warson Road

St. Louis, MO 63132

United States

Founded in 1998





Key Executives for Donald Danforth Plant Science Center

Age: 56
Founding Chairman
Age: 90
Chief Operating Officer and Senior Vice President
Vice President of Development
Executive Director of International Programs
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Donald Danforth Plant Science Center Key Developments

Valent BioSciences Corporation and the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center Announce the Finalization of Master Cooperation Agreement in the Area of Root Science and the Rhizosphere

Valent BioSciences Corporation and the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center announced the finalization of a multi-year, Master Cooperation Agreement in the area of root science and the rhizosphere. The agreement is designed to maximize outcome potential by intersecting core competencies from within the two organizations. The Danforth Center focuses on discoveries and technologies for improving agricultural productivity with minimal environmental impact including new research on non-destructive imaging technology for root growth dynamics. Over the last two years, VBC has made sizeable commitments to rhizosphere technologies including the acquisition of Mycorrhizal Applications, LLC (MA) and several licensing and research agreements designed to accelerate its root zone portfolio.

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