2016 Hotel & Travel
LOCATION, HOUSING AND  TRAVEL INFORMATION
 
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The 2016 Postdoctoral Preparation Institute will be held at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center located at 5701 Marinelli Road, Rockville, MD, 20852-2785.

NOTE:  Reservations Cutoff Date for the special room rate was Wednesday, May 11, 2016.  After May 11, 2016, the special 2016 PPI group room rate and reserved room block are no longer available.

If you have issues or concerns regarding your existing reservation at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and Conference Center, please contact Kelly Husser at PostdocWorkshop@faseb.org.

On-site Hotel Parking

  • On-site parking fee: $5 USD hourly; $15 USD daily

NOTE:  This hotel does not provide free airport shuttle service.


TRANSPORTATION INFORMATION

AIR TRAVEL OPTIONS

WASHINGTON DULLES INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT - IAD
Visit IAD airport website   
Airport Phone: 1 703 572 2700

Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center distance/direction: 25 miles NE


Driving directions from IAD:  Stay straight on Dulles Airport Access Rd. Merge onto VA-267 E toward I-495/exit 18-19, merge onto I-495 N via exit 18 toward Baltimore/Bethesda. Merge onto I-270 spur N via exit 38 toward Rockville/Frederick. Take Democracy Blvd. East exit. Turn left on Old Georgetown Rd. Turn right on Executive Blvd. Turn left onto Marinelli Road.

Alternate transportation from IAD:

  • Martin's Sedan and Limo Service; fee: $75 USD (one way); reservation required
  • Bus service, fee: $14 USD  (one way)
  • Estimated taxi fare: $60 USD  (one way)

RONALD REAGAN WASHINGTON NATIONAL AIRPORT - DCA
Visit DCA airport website   
Airport Phone: 1 703 417 8000

Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center distance/direction: 23 miles NW

Driving directions from DCA: Take George Washington Parkway to I-495N. Merge onto I-270 and take Democracy Blvd East Exit. Turn Left on MD-187/Old Georgetown Rd. Turn Right on Executive Blvd. Turn Left on Marinelli Road.

Alternate transportation from DCA:

  • Martin's Sedan and Limo Service; fee: $65 USD (one way); reservation required
  • Bus service, fee: $6.90 USD  (one way)
  • Estimated taxi fare: $55 USD  (one way)

BALTIMORE/WASHINGTON INTERNATIONAL THURGOOD MARSHALL AIRPORT - BWI
Visit BWI airport website   
Airport Phone: 1 410 589 7111
Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center distance/direction: 36 miles SW
Driving directions from BWI: Take I-195 W to I-95S. Merge onto I-495 to Exit 27 towards Silver Spring. Merge onto Rockville Pike at Exit 34. Turn Left on Marinelli Road.

Alternate transportation from BWI:

  • Martin's Sedan and Limo Service; fee: $95 USD (one way); reservation required
  • Bus service, fee: $12.25 USD  (one way)
  • Estimated taxi fare: $70 USD  (one way)

OTHER TRANSPORTATION

  • Bus Station (Metro): White Flint Metro Station - 0.3 miles E
  • Subway Station (Metro): White Flint Metro Station (Red Line) - 0.3 miles E
  • Train Station (Amtrak): Union Station - 20 miles S
  • Roadmaster Transportation (Car Service in Montgomery County, MD): 301-881-7200; 1-800-283-5634
  • Car Rentals (nearby): Hertz -1319D Rockville Pike,Rockville, Maryland 20852

2016 PPI TRAVEL AWARDS ARE AVAILABLE FOR ELIGIBLE POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWS/APPLICANTS

FASEB MARC Program is offering 2016 PPI Travel Awards to help support the participation of eligible postdoctoral fellows.  Each travel award helps to defray expenses up to a maximum of $1,500 and must be applied to related expenses including travel (air and ground transportation), lodging at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center (3 nights maximum), and per diem allowance.   Applicants must be USA citizens or Legal Permanent Residents of the USA, and must also meet other eligibility requirements. FASEB MARC will prepay room/tax lodging expenses for all travel award recipients.  (See application form located under the REGISTER tab for more details.)
 

 - Travel Award Application Deadline:  CLOSED -


The FASEB MARC Program is funded by a T36 training grant from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences, National Institutes of Health (T36-GM-0008637-20); therefore, funding is restricted to USA Citizens or Permanent Residents of the USA.




Last Updated: 05/11/16


 
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