Rooting 2020

9th International Symposium on Root Development

University of Nottingham

22-26th June 2020

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University Park Campus
Monday June 22nd
11:00am - 1:00pm Registration
1:00pm Welcome
1:10pm Plenary Seminar: Xavier Draye (UC Louvain)
2:00pm Session 1: Hormones and root system architecture
Keynote seminar: Karin Ljung (SLU Umea)
6:00pm Welcome reception and bar-b-que
Tuesday June 23rd
9:00am - 1:00pm Session 2. Root morphogenesis
Keynote seminar: Bert de Rybel (VIB Ghent) - EMBO Young Investigator Lecture
2:00pm - 6:00pm Session 3. Nutrient and water uptake
Keynote seminar: Anna Amtmann (Glasgow)
Wednesday June 24th
9:00am - 1:00pm Session 4. Responses to abiotic constraints
Keynote seminar: Jonathan Lynch (Penn State, USA)
2:00pm - 6:00pm Free Afternoon to explore Nottingham
Thursday June 25th
9:00am - 1:00pm Session 5. Root biotic interactions
Keynote seminar: Caroline Gutjahr (TUM, Munich)
2:00pm - 6:00pm Session 6. Grafting / re-generation
Keynote seminar: Charles Melnyk (SLU Uppsala)
7:00pm Conference Reception and Dinner (Albert Hall, City Centre, Nottingham)


Sutton Bonington Campus
Friday June 26th
9:00am - 1:00pm Session 7. Root Phenomics - ‘Hands on’ demonstrations