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RSI Rhizosphere Workshop

Monday, September 14, 2020
8:00am
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Wednesday, September 16, 2020
12:00pm
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About the Rhizosphere Workshop

This international virtual event features 11 outstanding speakers who will be participating, spanning global to molecular scales and 6 different time zones! Speakers will present 20-minute high-level talks, aimed at a general audience to introduce key problems of the field, followed by daily panel discussions addressing big-picture questions.

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Day 1: Sept. 14, 2020
Focus: Global/Regional Scale

8:00 AM (PT) | Welcome
8:15 AM | Talk 1: Colin Averill, ETH Zurich
8:45 AM | Talk 2: Noah Fierer, University of Colorado, Boulder
15 Minute Break
9:30 AM | Talk 3: Lisa Ainsworth, USDA, ARS
10:00 AM | Talk 4: Wendy Yang, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
30 Minute Break
11:00 AM | Panel Discussion

Day 2: Sept. 15, 2020
Focus: Process-Oriented/Microscale

8:00 AM (PT) | Welcome
8:15 AM | Talk 5: Dani Or, ETH Zurich
8:45 AM | Talk 6: Scott Fendorf, Stanford University
15 Minute Break
9:30 AM | Talk 7: Mary Firestone, University of California, Berkeley
10:00 AM | Talk 8: Jennifer Pett-Ridge, Lawrence Livermore National Lab
30 Minute Break
11:00 AM | Panel Discussion

Day 3: Sept. 16, 2020
Focus: Molecular Scale/Bioengineering

8:00 AM (PT) | Welcome
8:15 AM | Talk 9: Toby Kiers, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam
8:45 AM | Talk 10: Giles Oldroyd, Sainsbury Lab, University of Cambridge
15 Minute Break
9:30 AM | Talk 11: Chris Voigt, MIT
15 Minute Break
10:15 AM | Panel Discussion
11:30 AM | Wrap Up
Event Q&A Moderator: Darcy McRose, PhD - Newman Group, Caltech