The Symposium will be held on the NIH campus in:

Lipsett Amphitheater
Magnuson Building, 10 Center Drive
Bethesda, MD 20892

Posters will be presented in Lipsett Lobby

If entering Bldg 10 from the South entrance, please note that construction closes the North corridor between the main elevators and the B corridor. Attendees should follow the posted detour to reach Lipsett Amphitheater.


All NIH visitors must go through a security clearance at the new NIH Gateway Center to receive a visitor's badge. Visitors may be required to pass through a metal detector and have bags/purses inspected or x-rayed. All visitors must present a government-issued photo ID to enter the campus.

Public Transportation
The Washington D.C. Metrorail system has a station on the NIH campus called "Medical Center." Upon exiting the station, it is a short walk to the NIH campus shuttle, which will take you to NIH buildings on the main campus and in Rockville.

Metrorail service is available from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport and from Union Station (railway). Take Metro's Red Line to the Medical Center Station.

For more information, visit Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority and   NIH Campus Shuttle Schedules

The Magnuson Building (Building 10) is located on the NIH main campus. Visitor parking is limited, so take public transportation if possible. The campus is located on the Red Line at the Medical Center Metro stop. Proceed to the new NIH Gateway Center for security clearance then walk or take the NIH Campus Shuttle to the Magnuson Building. Once inside, follow signs for Lipsett Amphitheater. Click here 
for a visitor map of campus.

See http://www.nih.gov/about/visitor/ for more information.

The estimated fare (one-way) from the three local airports to Natcher are:

  • Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA): $55
  • Dulles International Airport (IAD): $55
  • Baltimore/Washington International Airport (BWI): $75



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