Time: Meet in the entry foyer at 9:45 a.m. 

The tour will be hosted by Melanie Bernds, Director of Public Relations, Donald Danforth Plant Science Center.

 9:45 a.m. Meet Melanie in the Danforth Main Lobby by the front desk.  We will walk over to BRDG Park with her.

9:50 a.m. Natalie Breakfied, Moleculary Biology Lead at NewLeaf Symbiotics

10:15-10:40 Derek Bartlem, Managing Director/Head of Research USA, KWS

10:45 a.m. Mohammed Oufattole, VP of Research & Development, Benson Hill Biosystems
BRDG Park Website 
The Bio Research & Development Growth (BRDG) Park at the Danforth Plant Science Center offers leading bio research facilities with world-class wet labs, office space for lease and on-site workforce training. Emerging scientific enterprises get just the right combination for success – interactions between top scientists and access to state-of-the-art core facilities such as technologically advanced greenhouses, growth chambers, microscopy, proteomics and tissue transformation facilities, as well as other vital resources.