Linking Root Architecture to Function: Theory, Methods and Technology
When: August 11-16, 2019
Where: Mariott Village Orlando, Disney Springs
Hosted by: The Center for Stress Resilient Agriculture (CSRA) and the Plant Root Science Consortium
Preregistration is required. Space is limited and available on a first come, first serve basis.
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Would you like to learn from prominent root scientists while collaborating with your peers on a relevant plant root research topic? Then register for our short summer course!
Hands-on experience will cover hot topics of today’s root science research, while keynote lectures are presented by renowned faculty such as Dr. David Eissenstat and Dr. Jonathan Lynch (Penn State University, USA), Dr. Erin Sparks (University of Delaware, USA), Dr. Dan Sabo (Georgia Tech University, USA) and Dr. Amanda Rasmussen (University of Nottingham, UK).
- Root structure, architecture and function
- Methods to study and interpret roots data
- Sensing environmental impacts on root function
- Next steps in root research
UF Students: $700 thru 7/20/19, $850 7/21-8/2/19
Non-UF Students: $1300 thru 7/20/19, $1400 7/21-8/2/19
This includes accommodation and meals, along with all activities in the course.
Travel awards will be awarded competitively, after assessment and approval by the organizers.
The short course is organized by Dr. Diane Rowland (UF/IFAS Agronomy), Dr. Lorenzo Rossi (UF/IFAS Horticultural Sciences), Dr. Elias Bassil (UF/IFAS Horticultural Sciences) and Dr. Alina Zare (UF Electrical and Computer Engineer).
The course is hosted by the Center for Stress Resilient Agriculture and the Plant Root Science Consortium.