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Revision as of 16:25, 30 March 2011


The GO meeting will be begin at 9am on May 19, 2011 and end at 1pm on May 21, 2011, and will be held at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles.


California Room
Davidson Conference Center (map)
University of Southern California
3415 South Figueroa Street
Los Angeles, CA 90089-0871


Register by entering your name in the Attendees section below.

  • There will be a registration fee to cover the breakfasts, lunches and coffee breaks, but we have not set it yet.

Lodging Information

Note: We will reserve the room for you to ensure the special rate, though of course you will have to pay at checkout. Just enter your hotel preference in the attendee table below.

There are two choices for lodging: downtown Los Angeles and on campus. Downtown is only a 10 min. ride away (we will arrange for shuttle service and there is also fast, cheap local transportation on the DASH). If you want to share a room, please contact Pauline Martinez at pauline.martinez@med.usc.edu.

JW Marriott Los Angeles L.A. LIVE
900 West Olympic Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90015
Rate: $179/night

Radisson Los Angeles at USC
3540 S. Figueroa Street, Los Angeles, CA 90007
Rate: $144/night

Maps and Transportation

Airport to Hotel

  • LA taxis have a flat rate to downtown (not the USC campus) of $46.50 (not including tip)
  • Prime Time Shuttle
    • phone 1(800) 733-8267
    • USC rate to any USC location, including downtown: $13.50 per person

Downtown Hotel to USC Campus

  • We will arrange for a shuttle if enough people stay downtown
  • The DASH bus, route F runs every 10 min. on weekdays and costs 35 cents.

To do

Coming soon.

Meeting Agenda

The agenda can be found here: 2011_USC_Meeting_Agenda


Name Organization Arrival Date/Time from Airport Departure Date/Time to Airport Hotel pref. (Downtown/Campus) Vegetarian (Y/N)
Paul Thomas USC/PANTHER N/A N/A Downtown N
Paul Sternberg Caltech/Wormbase
Suzi Lewis LBNL
Mike Cherry Stanford/SGD 1900 / May 18 1500 / May 21 Downtown Marriott N
Judy Blake Jackson Laboratory/MGI
Rama Balakrishnan SGD, Stanford University May 18 May 21 Campus Y
Valerie Wood PomBase, Cambridge University
Doug Howe ZFIN, U. Oregon May 18 Campus N

Remote Attendees

Name Organization email (needed to set up your remote access) Time Zone
Anushya Muruganujan USC/PANTHER muruganu@usc.edu PDT

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