Single Cell Analysis Symposium

March 12, 2014 @ the University of Pennsylvania

Hold the date for this all-day symposium. Speakers include Nancy Allbritton, Helen Blau, Chi Dang, Jim Eberwine, Junhyong Kim, Christopher Murray, Garry Nolan, Arjun Raj and Sherman Weissman.

More details and registration here for this free event.



 

The next frontier in the genome sciences will be developing technology that captures novel quantitative biological measurements ... more about genomics

Directions to PGFI

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From the Philadelphia International Airport to Campus:

  • SEPTA Airport Line (Regional Rail): The Airport Line train runs every 30 minutes and will take you to either the University City Station on Convention Ave or to 30th Street Station. The fare is $7.00 and the ride takes about 20 minutes to the University City Station (behind the Penn Tower Hotel).
  • Cars, Taxis and Limousines: From the Airport, a metered taxicab costs a flat rate of $28.50 and the ride takes about 20 minutes. Penn Tower Hotel Limousines leave every 20 minutes. The fare is $10.00 and the ride takes about 20 minutes.
  • Arriving by Amtrak or SEPTA trains to 30th Street Station: All Amtrak Northeast Corridor trains and all SEPTA Regional rail trains stop at 30th Street Station. From there, one can walk to campus in about 15 minutes. A metered cab costs about $5 including tip and the ride takes about five minutes. The SEPTA No. 30 bus runs from the station to campus. The fare is $2 and exact change is required. The ride takes 8 minutes and stops at Civic Center Boulevard & University Avenue. From 30th St. Station, one may take one of the Regional Rail lines, the distance of one stop, to the University City Station (behind the Penn Tower Hotel).

Driving to the Campus:

  • From the Northeast: Take the New Jersey Turnpike to exit 4 for Route 73 North. Proceed on Route 73 North to I-295 South. From I-295 South, take exit 26 of I-76 West. Cross over to Philadelphia via the Walt Whitman Bridge. This section of I-76 is also called the Schuylkill Expressway. Exit 346B, University Avenue/Civic Center, which EXITS ON THE RIGHT. Stay straight onto S. 34th st. S. 34th st. becomes S. University Avenue as you enter campus.
  • From the Northeast Extension, Pennsylvania Turnpike (I-476): Take the Pennsylvania Turnpike Northeast Extension South to the PA Turnpike East-West Interchange. Remain on I-476 (The PA Turnpike, Northeast Extension portion of I-476 terminates at the East-West interchange). Continue on I-476 South approximately 3.6 miles to Exit 6, I-76 East (Schuylkill Expressway). Take I-76 East approximately 12.6 miles to Exit 346B, University Avenue/Civic Center, which EXITS ON THE RIGHT. Stay straight onto S. 34th st. S. 34th st. becomes S. University Avenue as you enter campus.
  • From the Northwest: Take the Pennsylvania Turnpike to Exit 24, Valley Forge Interchange. Take I-76 East (Schuylkill Expressway) approximately 17 miles to Exit 346B, University Avenue/Civic Center, which EXITS ON THE RIGHT. Stay straight onto S. 34th st. S. 34th st. becomes S. University Avenue as you enter campus.
  • From the North: Take I-95 South to I-676 Westbound toward Center City. On I-676 exit in less than two miles taking the "exit only" ramp towards the airport marked I-76 East. Proceed less than a mile to Exit 346B, University Avenue/Civic Center, which EXITS ON THE RIGHT. Stay straight onto S. 34th st. S. 34th st. becomes S. University Avenue as you enter campus.
  • From the South: Take I-95 North to Exit 13 signed "291 West to I-76". Follow 291 West across the Platt Bridge to 26th Street, which leads directly onto I-76 West. Take I-76 West for three miles to Exit 346B, University Avenue/Civic Center, which EXITS ON THE RIGHT. Stay straight onto S. 34th Street. 34th Street becomes S. University Avenue as you enter campus.

Parking on Campus:

  • There are 10, public pay parking facilities (click on the "Parking" checkbox) around the campus. Lot #30 (N.E. corner 38th and Walnut Streets ) and lot #40 (N.W. corner of 40th and Walnut Streets) are the most convenient to PGFI. Metered pay parking is available on many city streets. For additional information on public garages near PGFI, please visit Penn Parking.

From Greyhound Trailways Bus Terminal:

  • The Bus Terminal is located at 11th and Filbert Streets in Center City, Philadelphia. Exit the terminal and walk one block south to Market Street to board the Market/Frankford Rail Line, to 34th and Market Streets. The fare is $2 (exact change is required). Or transfer from the Market Frankford Line at 30th Street Station to the Subway/Surface trolley (routes #11, #13, #34 or #36) and stop at 36th and Sansom Streets, or 37th and Spruce Streets. The fare is $2 (exact change is required) and the transfer is free. A metered cab costs about $12.00.

PGFI Announcements

The PGFI Fall 2013 Newsletter can be viewed here.

Educational Facility Professional Development Workshops can be applied for here.

 

 

Based at the University of Pennsylvania, Penn Genome Frontiers Institute (PGFI) is a university-wide institute dedicated to the advancement of the interdisciplinary field of genomics research. PGFI fosters collaborations and scientific exchange across biology, veterinary medicine, pharmacology, medicine, genetics, microbiology, engineering, physics, chemistry and psychology. Our mission...