KMOX Profiles: Sam FiorelloSam Fiorello is the COO at the Danforth Plant Science Center. It's mission: Improve the human condition; Feed the hungry and improve human health; Preserve and renew our environment; Enhance the region as the world's center for plant science.
St. Louis County Wants Innovation District for Plant ScientistsLocal boosters boast that the region has more plant science Ph.D.s than anywhere else in the world.
Construction to Begin on Danforth Center ExpansionThe new 79,000-square-foot research facility will include labs that will accommodate advances in robotics and other technological advances.
Monsanto, Danforth Center Urge ADM to Choose St. Louis"We're certainly very proud of this region and we're glad to speak for it," Derek Rapp, Mergers and Acquisitions Lead at Monsanto, tells KMOX News.
Danforth Plant Science Center Plans $45M ExpansionThe center, in Creve Coeur, Mo., said Sunday that it plans to break ground early next year on the three-story building.
Organized Labor Concerned About Plan to Bring More Immigrants to St. LouisA study claims the 126,000 legal immigrants in St. Louis now are more likely to have a PhD or a college degree than the average American-born St. Louisan.

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