The Complex Life of mRNA

D. Tollervey, J. Steitz, N. Sonenberg, A. Ephrussi

EMBL Heidelberg, Germany

Sunday 7 October - Wednesday 10 October 2012


Accommodation and Transport


Accommodation is not included in the registration fee of the conference.

How can I book accommodation for the conference?

Rooms have been reserved at our partner hotels, allowing participants to choose a suitable hotel at an EMBL discounted rate. Please contact one of our partner hotels before 08 September 2012 in order to ensure availability. Prices do vary according to season, therefore please quote the code EES12-03 and confirm the exact price of the room with the hotel directly.

Which hotels can I book?

Please choose from one of our long standing partner hotels below.

EMBL Partner Hotels 

Vier Jahreszeiten Gästehaus    Hotel Backmulde Hotel Goldener Falke Hotel Monpti
Crowne Plaza Hotel Hotel Bayrischer Hof Hotel Holländer Hof Hotel Vier Jahreszeiten
Exzellenz Hotel Hotel Central Hotel Kohler  
Hotel Anlage Hotel Denner Leonardo Hotel  

Click here for a map showing our partner hotels and the nearest bus stops. 

What type of room can I book?*

  • Single room - a room with a single bed for 1 person only
  • Superior single room - a larger single room or a double room used as a single
  • Double room - a room with double bed ideally for a couple
  • Twin room - a room with 2 single beds for 2 persons
  • Half of twin room - the use of a single bed in a twin room (shared with another participant)

*Note: not all room types are available in every hotel.

Looking for a roommate? Want to arrange shared transport?

Why not post your request on the event Facebook page! Write on the wall to get in touch with other participants prior to the conference, ask any questions you may have to the EMBL Events team, or post a photo after the meeting!


Local Transport

Conference Shuttles Buses

Conference shuttle buses are free of charge for participants. They will go from designated bus stops near the hotels to EMBL and back, mornings and evenings.
You can download here the onsite handout which contains the time table for the buses and other info about travelling to the meeting.

Please check the Google Map - Bus Stops and Hotels with details about bus stops and hotel locations.

Important info: Please note that NOT every bus stop will be used for every event. The bus stops for this conference are:

  • Bus Station Main Train Station
  • Bus Station Neckarmünzplatz
  • Bus Station Peterskirche
  • Bus Station Crowne Plaza
  • Stop Bayerische Hof Hotel (only for speakers- not a real bus stop)


Public Transportation to the Venue

For further information follow the link  Public Transportation to the Venue


Conference Venue

EMBL Advanced Training Centre
European Molecular Biology Laboratory
Meyerhofstraße 1
69117 Heidelberg, Germany 

How to get to EMBL


For inquiries about accommodation and local transportation you can also check the participants' FAQ page.