The 10th meeting of the International Society of Root Research in now taking place in July 2018 in Israel. Details at the conference website.


ISRR 2018 - 10th International Symposium

ISRR 2018 was the 10th International Symposium of the ISRR. "Exposing the Hidden Half- Root Research at the Forefront of Science". Yearim Hotel, 8-12 July, 2018

Invited speakers included:

           Tom Beeckman (Ghent University, Belgium)
           Siobhan Brady (University of California, USA)
           Daniela Dietrich (University of Notthingham, UK)
           Xavier Draye (Université catholique de Louvain, Belgium)
           Idan Efroni (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel)
           David Eissenstat (Penn State College of Agricultural Sciences, USA)
           Niko Geldner (University of Lausanne, Switzerland)
           Bingru Huang (The State University of Jersey, USA)
           Mathieu Javaux (Université de Louvain, Belgium; Forschungszentrum Juelich, Germany)
           Hans Lambers (The University of Western Australia, Australia)
           Christophe Maurel (INRA, France)
           Alan Richardson (CSIRO, Australia)
           Einat Sadot (ARO, Israel)
           Paul Schulze-Lefert (Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research, Germany)
           Robert E Sharp (University of Missouri, USA)
           Sabrina Sabatini (Sapienza University of Rome, Italy)
           Ken Shirasu (The University of Tokyo, Japan)
           Michelle Watt (Forschungszentrum Juelich, Germany)
Details per speaker were given on the conference website and their individual websites can be reached by clicking on the corresponding name.

Minutes from the ISRR general meeting can be downloaded here.

Please see the following links for further information:

conference website
conference programme
twitter #ISRR10
twitter RootScientists

as well as on the youtube channel ISRR2018

youtube ISRR2018

and also on several subsections of our website such as
publications, and 

Hans Lambers recieved the lifetime achievement award for his contributions to root research!
Please see also the prizes section.

ISRR president Peter Gregory visiting the ISRR10 organizing committee in spring 2017


The local organising committee comprises: 

Jhonathan Ephrath (Chair) – Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
Shimon Rachmilevitch – Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
Naftali Lazarovitch – Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
Menachem Moshelion  - Hebrew Univ. of Jerusalem
Sigal Savaldi-Goldstein - Biology Dept., Technion
Yoram Kapulnik - Agric. Res. Organization, Volcani Center
Alon Ben-Gal - Agric. Res. Organization, Volcani Center
Amram Eshel – Tel Aviv University