The Donald Danforth Plant Science Center today announced a $12.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to establish the New Roots for Restoration Biology Integration Institute (NRR-BII). Allison Miller, PhD, member, Danforth Center and professor of biology at Saint Louis University will serve as the Director of the NRR-BII, a collaboration between nine organizations involving 26 scientists and educators. The goal of the five-year research project is to integrate plant traits, communities, and the soil ecosphere to advance restoration of natural and agricultural ecosystems. READ MORE