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Travel to and Housing at the New York Genome Center


High-Throughput Biology:
From Sequence to Networks
April 27 - May 3, 2015

The New York Genome Center

101 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10013

Travel Alert: International visitors to the U.S. from Visa Waiver Program countries are required to apply for travel authorization online. Please visit the Electronic System for Travel Authorization.

General Information: The New York Genome Center (NYGC) is located in the neighborhood of Soho in Lower Manhattan. It is easily accessible by public transportation or taxi cab from all three New York-area airports: John F. Kennedy International Airport, LaGuardia Airport, and Newark Liberty International Airport. The NYGC is on the 1, A, C, and E metro subway lines, all of which connect directly with regional train service into New York Penn Station.

Housing and Hotels: All registered students must make their own housing arrangements; course fees cover registration and food, but not housing or travel. Discounted rates have been arranged by the New York Genome Center at the following Manhattan hotels:

Hampton Inn Manhattan-Soho
Address: 54 Watts St (across the street from the NYGC)
Phone Number: (212) 226-6288
Hotel Class: 3 stars

The James Hotel Soho
Address: 27 Grand Street (1 block from the NYGC)
Phone: 888-526-3778
Corporate/promotion code: NYGENO
Hotel Class: 5 stars

Hilton Garden Inn New York/Tribeca
39 Avenue of the Americas (3 blocks from the NYGC)
Phone: (212) 966-4091

Other hotels near the New York Genome Center include:

Sheraton Tribeca
Address: 370 Canal Street (3 blocks from the NYGC)
Phone Number: (212) 966-3400
Hotel Class: 3 stars

Trump Soho
Address: 246 Spring Street (4 blocks from the NYGC)
Phone Number: (212) 842-5500
Hotel Class: 4 stars

Courtyard New York Manhattan/Soho
Address: 181 Varick Street (6 blocks from the NYGC)
Phone Number: (212) 414-8282
Hotel Class: 4 stars

Soho Grand
Address: 310 W Broadway (3 blocks from the NYGC)
Phone Number: (212) 965-3000
Hotel Class: 5.5 stars

If you would like to be matched with a roommate from the course, please email the Course Registrar. While we cannot guarantee that a roommate will be found for you, we'll do our best to put you in touch with others from the course who have requested roommates.

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
Meetings & Courses Program
PO Box 100, 1 Bungtown Road
Cold Spring Harbor, NY 11724-2213
Phone: 516-367-8346
Fax: 516-367-8845
Email: meetings@cshl.edu