Beyond the Identification of Transcribed Sequences:
Functional and Expression Analysis

10th Annual Workshop
October 28 through October 31, 2000

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Travel to Heidelberg and Hotels:

General travel directions are given at the DKFZ web page: ( If you are traveling by air, plan to fly to Frankfurt. Lufthansa (LH) bus service to Heidelberg leaves the airport every hour (from in front of the main arrival hall) and will bring you directly to the Marriott Hotel Heidelberg. If you are flying LH, your baggage can be checked automatically through to Heidelberg. The bus can be booked from a travel agency (even from the US), as it is handled like a domestic flight(it has a LH travel number). Bus transfer to Heidelberg takes approximately one hour and costs DM 72 return. Taxi transfer from Frankfurt to Heidelberg will cost approximately DM 250 one way.

Blocks of rooms have been reserved at the following hotels for BITS participants. Reservations will be made for invited speakers when your travel plans are confirmed. ALL other attendees MUST make their own hotel reservations.

Marriott Heidelberg (booked for speakers; DM 212 p.n. w/o breakfast)
Vangerowstr. 1669115 Heidelberg Germany
tel.: +49 (0)6221 908 0
FAX: +49 (0)6221 908 608
20 rms: 27.-28.10.00 (for speakers)
35 rms: 28.-31.10.00 (for speakers)
15 rms: 28.-31.10.00 (for individual booking, available until 4 weeks before the meeting)

IBIS Heidelberg (DM 137 p.n. incl. breakfast)
Lessingstr.369115 Heidelberg Germany
tel.: +49 (0)6221 9130
FAX: +49 (0)6221 913300
20 rms: 28.-31. (for individual booking, available until 4 weeks before the meeting)

Holiday Inn - Crowne Plaza (DM 212 p.n. w/o breakfast)
Kurfürstenanlage 1-269115 Heidelberg Germany
tel.: +49 (0)6221 9170
FAX: +49 (0)6221 21007
rms: 27.-31.10.00 (for individual booking, available until 4 weeks before the meeting)

Participants must mention that they would like to book rooms of the DKFZ contingent in order to obtain these rates and reservations. Note that there are other meetings in and around Heidelberg as well as some tourist groups. You are advised to book your rooms early.

The IBIS Hotel is next to the main train station in Heidelberg, about 5-10 min walk from the Marriott. The Holiday Inn Crowne Plaza is closer to the city center, but also only 5-10 min from the Marriott and the IBIS Hotel. Taxis are available at each Hotel, and/or can be requested at the reception desk.

All recommended hotels are within walking distance to the DKFZ (max. 15 min). Alternatively, it is possible to use the tram line 1 or 4 direction Technology Park/Handschuhsheim and leave at station Jahnstrasse/Chirugie (first station after passing the bridge across the river Neckar). From this station, it is a 3 min walk to the DKFZ building (number 280).


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