Special Symposia

Housing and Travel

Registration and housing accommodations are made when you register for the meeting. All housing arrangements must be made directly through ASBMB's registration site. ASBMB will send a final confirmation email with your arrival/ departure dates and travel information at least one week before the start of the symposium.

The conference will be held in Ida Noyes Hall at the University of Chicago.

Conference Address:
The University of Chicago 
Ida Noyes Hall
1212 E. 59th Street
Chicago, IL 60637

Closest Airport:
Midway International Airport (MDW) is 25 minutes from campus by car/taxi and 50 minutes by public transportation. 
O'Hare International Airport (ORD) is approximately 45 minutes from campus by car/taxi and 80 minutes by public transportation.
For more information on public transportation, see here.   

Room Amenitites:
All accommodations are located on campus in close proximity (10 - 15 minute walk) to Ida Noyes Hall. Additional details on housing amenities will be forecoming. 

Driving Directions and Parking:
Parking can be very limited during the week.  We recommend using public transportation if possible.  If you're driving from Illinois, Indiana, or one of the airports, the UChicago Maps site includes driving directions to campus. Click toView a map of parking areas on campus, including wheelchair accessible lots.  Street parking is available all around campus, but the preferred visitors' garages are located at 55th Street & Ellis Avenue and Drexel Avenue & 61st Street. Parking in the garages is $4.00 after 4:00 pm and on weekends.  Parking at 55th Street and Ellis Avenue ranges from $4 for an hour, to $20 for 4+ hours; however, parking is a flat $4 for parking after 4:00 pm and on weekends.
For more information on parking, see here.