• MPP

    Molecular Programming Project Workshop 2016

  • IMPORT​ANT INFORMATION

    Workshop: December 9-10, 2016
    MPP Trainee workshop and concurrent PI session: December 11, 2016

    Registration

    Registration is now closed and we do not accept on-site registrations. Please note that due to fire code, only registered participants will be allowed at the event. If you have any questions regarding registration, please send them to christina.chen@wyss.harvard.edu.

     

    Registration fee for the event is $800 for MPP members and $200 for non-MPP members. Registration fees are non-refundable.

    Poster Presentation

    Poster sessions will occur on Friday December 9, and Saturday December 10 at the Wyss Institute. Please see the event program for details. Please indicate in your registration form if you intend to give a poster presentation. Posters can be dropped off on the first day of the workshop during morning sign-in on Friday December 9.

     

    Posters must be able to fit a 4 x 6 ft display board.

  • LOCATION

    Joseph B. Martin Conference Center

    3rd Floor Rotunda

    77 Avenue Louis Pasteur

    Boston, MA 02115

  • TRANSPORTATION

    How to get to the Martin Conference Center ​(http://www.theconfcenter.hms.harvard.edu/directions/)

    From Logan International Airport

     

    Public transit: https://goo.gl/maps/ZGgKdnXbtFH2

     

    Driving: https://goo.gl/maps/RcdGhrgJ5My. If you turn left onto Avenue Louis Pasteur, it is the glass building on your left.

    Subway and Bus (MBTA)

    Subway
    D Line Subway
    Take train to Longwood Station. From station, turn left on to Chapel Street and walk up short hill to Longwood Avenue. Turn left on to Longwood Avenue. Turn left onto Avenue Louis Pasteur. Glass building on left.

    E Line Subway
    Take train to Longwood Medical Area Station. From stop, proceed down Longwood Avenue toward the hospitals. (It is about a 10 minute walk from the Longwood Medical Area Station.) Turn right onto Avenue Louis Pasteur. Glass building on left.

    Buses
    #47: Central Square to Cambridge/Albany St. Via South End Medical Area, Dudley Station & Longwood Medical Area Exit bus in front of Children’s Hospital. Proceed down Longwood Avenue toward Huntington Avenue. Turn left onto Avenue Louis Pasteur. Glass building on left.
    CT2 Bus: Kendall Square Station to Ruggles Station Via Longwood Medical Area. Exit bus in front of Children’s Hospital. Proceed down Longwood Avenue toward Huntington Avenue. Turn left onto Avenue Louis Pasteur. Glass building on left.
    8A:Dudley Station to Kenmore Station Via Longwood Medical Area. Exit bus in front of Children’s Hospital. Proceed down Longwood Avenue toward Huntington Avenue. Turn left onto Avenue Louis Pasteur. Glass building on left.

    Taxi/Cab

    Taxis are common on busy roads (eg. Harvard Square, downtown Boston)

    The fare between the conference location and the airport would be ~$40 in moderate traffic.
    If one needs to call a taxi in Cambridge, one can use the following company:
    Ambassador Brattle Cab
    617.492.1100 or 617.547.3000
    Please note, however, that typical wait time for cabs in Boston or Cambridge (if you call one) is 10-15 minutes.

    Rideshare Services

    An alternative transportation option

    Uber and Lyft are active in the Boston/Cambridge area. You will need a smartphone with a US phone number. For more info, visit https://www.uber.com or https://www.lyft.com.

    Bike Sharing System

    Another great alternative option to transport and explore the city is using Hubway. For more info and the full map with real-time bike availability info, visit the Hubway website.

    Parking

    For your convenience, we have included details on the public parking garages within walking distance to the Joseph B. Martin Conference Center at Harvard University. These rates are subject to change. Additional parking can also be found at the Center for Life Sciences parking lot across the street from the Martin Conference Center. Note that in all cases visitors must purchase parking permits.

  • LODGING

    Housing options near the conference center

    The Longwood Inn

    http://www.longwood-inn.com/

    123 Longwood Ave, Brookline, Massachusetts 02446

    Phone: (617) 566-8615

    Distance: 0.7 miles

    Coolidge Corner Guest House

    http://www.innatlongwood.com/

    17 Littell Rd, Brookline, MA 02446

    Phone: (617) 734-4041

    Distance: 1.1 miles

    Marriott Residence Inn

    http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/bosfn-residence-inn-boston-back-bay-fenway/

    125 Brookline Ave, Boston, MA 02215

    Phone: (617) 236-8787

    Distance: 0.8 miles

    The Bertram Inn

    http://www.bertraminn.com/

    92 Sewall Ave, Brookline, MA 02446

    Phone: (617) 566-2234

    Distance: 0.9 miles

    Hotel Commonwealth

    http://www.hotelcommonwealth.com/

    500 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215

    Phone: (617) 933-5000

    Distance: 1.3 miles

    Beech Tree Inn

    http://www.thebeechtreeinn.com/

    83 Longwood Ave, Brookline, MA 02446

    Phone: (857) 267-1783

    Distance: 0.8 miles

    The Colonnade Boston Hotel

    http://www.colonnadehotel.com/

    120 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02116

    Phone: (617) 424-7000

    Distance: 1.7 miles

    The Verb Hotel

    http://www.theverbhotel.com/

    1271 Boylston St, Boston, MA 02215

    (617) 566-4500

    Distance: 1.5 miles

    Marriott Boston Memorial Copley Place

    http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/bosco-boston-marriott-copley-place/

    Copley Place, 110 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02116

    Phone: (617) 236-5800

    Distance: 1.9 miles

    Hilton Boston Back Bay

    http://www3.hilton.com/en/hotels/massachusetts/hilton-boston-back-bay-BOSBHHH/index.html

    40 Dalton St, Boston, MA 02115

    Phone: (617) 236-1100

    Distance: 1.6 miles

    Anthony's Town House

    http://www.anthonystownhouse.com/

    1085 Beacon St, Brookline, MA 02446

    Phone: (617) 566-3972

    Distance: 0.9 miles

    The Inn at Longwood Medical

    http://www.innatlongwood.com/

    342 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115

    Phone: (617) 731-4700

    Distance: 0.3 miles

  • INVITED SPEAKERS

    Angela Belcher

    James Mason Crafts Professor of Biological Engineering and Materials Science
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    Michael Brenner

     

    Glover Professor of Applied Mathematics and Applied Physics
    Harvard University School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

    Adam Cohen

    Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Biology and Physics
    Harvard University

    Doug Densmore

    Associate Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

    Boston University College of Engineering

    Mary Dunlop

    Assistant Professor, College of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences
    University of Vermont

    Vinny Manoharan

    Wagner Family Professor of Chemical Engineering and Professor of Physics

    Harvard University School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

    Johan Paulsson

    Professor of Systems Biology

    Harvard Medical School

    Luhan Yang

    Egenesis Co-Founder and CSO

    Egenesis

  • ORGANIZING COMMITTEE

    Christina Chen

    Research Project Coordinator
    Wyss Institute

    Jodi Saia

    Manager of Administrative Services
    Wyss Institute

    William Shih

    Professor of Cancer Biology
    Harvard Medical School

    Peng Yin

    Professor of Systems Biology
    Harvard Medical School

  • PROGRAM

    PDF of program can be downloaded by clicking the red button on the lower left of the navigation panel.

    DAY 1: MPP WORKSHOP

    Check-in and breakfast, followed by talks at the Martin Conference Center and Poster Session I at the Wyss Institute in the afternoon.

    DAY 2: MPP WORKSHOP

    Breakfast, followed by talks at the Martin Conference Center, Poster Session II at the Wyss Institute, and dinner at the Martin Conference Center in the evening.

    DAY 3: MPP TRAINEE WORKSHOP

    All-day PI-free student event at the Martin Conference Center.

    DAY 3: MPP PI SESSION

    Student-free PI session at the Wyss Institute.

  • CONTACT

    If you have any questions regarding registration or the event, please send an email to christina.chen@wyss.harvard.edu or jodi.saia@wyss.harvard.edu.