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Revision as of 12:32, 5 July 2017

GOC Meeting, Cambridge , October 2-4, 2017


  • Please register at:

Consortium dinner

To be added

Planned Schedule

  • Monday October 2nd:
  • Meeting will run from 9am to 5pm.
  • Tuesday October 3rd:
  • Meeting will run from 9am to 5pm.
  • Wednesday October 4th:
  • Meeting will run from 9am to 1pm.
  • Optional break out groups may follow.

Meeting Venue and Directions

  • Address Granta Place, Mill Lane, Cambridge, CB2 1RU


  • International Flights and travel to Cambridge (to be added)

Meeting Dinner

  • Dinner will be on Monday or Tuesday evening


Please add your name to the table if you intend to attend the meeting, the dinner, so we can get a headcount estimate.

Name Organization Are you planning to attend the GOC meeting Are you planning to attend the GOC dinner Are you planning to bring a poster? (indicate number)
Valerie Wood PomBase (Cambridge) Yes Yes
Midori Harris PomBase (Cambridge) Yes Yes
Paola Roncaglia EMBL-EBI Yes Yes
Petra Fey dictyBase Yes Yes
Suzanna Lewis BBOP (LBNL) Yes Yes
Chris Mungall BBOP (LBNL) Yes Yes
Seth Carbon BBOP (LBNL) Yes Yes
Eric Douglass BBOP (LBNL) Yes Yes
Moni Munoz-Torres BBOP (LBNL) Yes Yes
Helen Attrill FlyBase (Cambridge) Yes Yes
Giulia Antonazzo FlyBase (Cambridge) Yes Yes
Ruth Lovering UCL Yes Yes
Rachael Huntley UCL Yes Yes
Nancy Campbell UCL Yes Yes
Barbara Kramarz UCL Yes Yes
Sandra Orchard EBI-IntAct Yes Yes
Birgit Meldal EBI-IntAct Yes Yes
David Hill GOC/Jackson Laboratory Yes Yes
Judy Blake GOC/MGI (Jackson) Yes Yes
Pascale Gaudet GOC/neXtProt Yes Yes
Stacia Engel SGD Yes Yes

NOT attending:

Peter D'Eustachio


  • Cambridge is a small, busy city and accommodation is limited. Please book early, as the beginning of October is drop-off time for the students and lots of worried-looking parents will be in town.

  • We have a block allocation of rooms at The Royal Hotel (5-10 min walk from the meeting venue). They will only hold until the 1st August, so book early! The allocation is from the Sunday 1st-Thurs 5th. There are an extra 10 rooms allocated for 30th September for those attending the signalling workshop.
    • Royal Cambridge Hotel. Trumpington Street, Cambridge CB2 1PY. Tel: +44 (0)1223 351631, email: reservations.cambridge@sjhotels.co.uk
    • To book phone +44 (0)1223 351631. To get the discount rate, please quote CAMB63710
    • Rates:
      • twin/double room - £160 per room per night included breakfast and VAT
      • single room - £130 per person per night included breakfast and VAT

  • If you wish to book something else, here are some other options:
    • Ibis Cambridge Central Station. 2 Station Square, CB1 2GA Cambrige. Tel: +44 (0) 1223 320960. Prices range from ~£80-£150/night. Approx. 30 minute walk to meeting venue.
    • Tamburlaine Hotel. 27-29 Station Rd, Cambridge CB1 2FB, UK. Tel: +44 (0) 1223792888. Quote University of Cambridge code LCCUNI to get a discounted rate (~£210-£220/night). Approx. 30 minute walk to meeting venue.
    • Double Tree by Hilton. Granta Place Mill Lane, Cambridge, CB2 1RT, United Kingdom TEL: +44 (0) 1223 259988. Located opposite the meeting venue, but has some building work going on at the moment and is on the more expensive side.
    • Hotel du Vin. 15-19 Trumpington Street, Cambridge CB2 1QA. Tel: +44 (0) 1223 227330. 5-10 min walk from the meeting venue. Approx. £200/night.

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