Danforth Plant Science Center Hosts 13th Annual Fall Symposium

Speakers from across the Nation to discuss Plant Genomes to Phenomes
 
 
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Sept. 26, 2011 - PRLog -- ST. LOUIS, MO, September 26, 2011 – The Donald Danforth Plant Science Center will be hosting its 13th annual Fall Symposium from Wednesday, September 28th – Friday, September 30th, 2011. This year’s symposium will feature lectures by influential experts from all across the world who will present on a wide range of topics with a focus on focused on high-throughput genomic, computational, systems, and phenomic approaches that are revealing new principles in plant biology.

“The annual symposium is an opportunity for a diverse group of scientists from private research, industry and universities to interact and learn from state-of-the-art talks on focused topics within plant biology,” said Ivan Baxter, USDA Research Scientist, Assistant Member, Donald Danforth Plant Science Center who is organizing this year’s event. “This is another example of how the Center works to enhance science in the St. Louis region.”

Registration will remain open until September 27th, 2011. The registration fee includes access to all sessions, social events, breaks and meals as indicated in the program.

The registration fee for post-doctoral fellows, technicians or equivalent is reduced. Graduate students are welcome to participate for free. For a list of the esteemed speakers, topics and to register, please visit http://www.danforthcenter.org/fall_symposium/speakers.asp.

Sponsors
-   Monsanto
-   SANYO
-   LemnaTec
-   illumina
-   Agilent Technologies
-   EMD Millipore
-   Roche
-   Gold Biotechnology, Inc
-   intuitivegenomics
-   Sygenta
-   Berthold Technologies
-   Rigaku
-   Genewiz
-   PhytoTechnology Laboratories
-   life Technologies
-   Bruker
-   Fisher Scientific
-   Metabolon

About The Donald Danforth Plant Science Center
Founded in 1998, the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center is a not-for-profit research institute with a mission to improve the human condition through plant science. Research at the Danforth Center will feed the hungry and improve human health, preserve and renew the environment, and enhance the St. Louis region and Missouri as a world center for plant science.  The Center’s work is funded through competitive grants and contract revenue from many sources, including the U.S. Department of Energy, National Science Foundation, U.S. Department of Agriculture, U.S. Agency for International Development and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.  

The Donald Danforth Plant Science Center invites you to visit its new website, www.danforthcenter.org; featuring interactive information on the Center's research, scientists, news and public education outreach. RSS feeds and the brand new "Roots & Shoots" blog allow visitors to keep up to date with Center's current operations and areas of research.

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About The Donald Danforth Plant Science Center
Founded in 1998, the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center is a not-for-profit research institute with a mission to improve the human condition through plant science. Research at the Danforth Center will feed the hungry and improve human health, preserve and renew the environment, and enhance the St. Louis region and Missouri as a world center for plant science. The Center’s work is funded through competitive grants and contract revenue from many sources, including the U.S. Department of Energy, National Science Foundation, U.S. Department of Agriculture, U.S. Agency for International Development and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
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