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Seventh International Workshop on
Computational Systems Biology,

WCSB 2010
June 16-18, 2010


The meeting is organized at the Limpertsberg Campus of the University of Luxembourg (162a, avenue de la Faïencerie), in the Bâtiment de Sciences building, room BS003 (ground floor); satellite image of the campus. Consult the following link: http://wwwen.uni.lu/contact/campus_limpertsberg for more information.

Local transport

An interactive map can be found via the following link: Luxembourg city - urban information system http://www.topographie.lu/. Under mobility you will find "bus" and can choose to view the route of any bus line.

Bus time tables and routes (in French): http://www.vdl.lu/Horaires__trajets_et_plans.html
Main bus stations: http://www.vdl.lu/Plan_des_arrêts_importants.html

The bus which connects the campus to the city center (central bus station Hamilius) and the Place de Paris (close to the train station) is bus number 3. The campus is located next to the bus station Lycee Technique Michel Lucious which is the last stop of the line. Alternatively, buses 2 and 4 that take you within a walking distance directly from the train station (leave the bus at Square Andre).

In addition, pdf files below list all buses departing from the main bus stations:

Getting to Luxembourg

By plane
Luxembourg city is served by the international airport Findel. Taxis and local buses are available (bus 16). The closest major airports are Brussels (233 km), Cologne (200 km), Frankfurt (249 km) and Paris (379 km). In addition, Ryanair is flying to Frankfurt-Hahn and direct bus transport to Luxembourg is available (1.5 h), providing an economic alternative. For more information, consult the following webpages:
Luxembourg airport: http://www.lux-airport.lu/2008/
Frankfurt-Hahn airport: http://www.hahn-airport.de/default.aspx?menu=destinations&cc=en
Bus from Frankfurt-Hahn to Luxembourg: http://www.flibco.com/

By train
It is easy to reach Luxembourg from cities such as Brussels, Paris or Cologne. Consult the following webpages for more information:
Luxembourg train service: http://www.cfl.lu/CFLInternet/Espaces/01EspaceVoyageurs
TGV europe: http://www.tgv-europe.com/en/
Belgian train service: http://www.b-rail.be/main/E/
French train service: http://www.voyages-sncf.com/billet-train
German train service: http://reiseauskunft.bahn.de/bin/query.exe/en


There is no official conference hotel and unfortunately there is no special conference rate either. We recommend using online booking services for best hotel room rates.

Hotels near the main train station (Gare) are within a convenient 10-15 min bus ride (bus no. 3) from the campus and the buses operate every 10 minutes during day time (1.5 euros).

Suggestions for hotels can be found from the following web page:
Luxembourg city tourist information: http://www.lcto.lu

The organizers have succesfully stayed atleast in Mercure Grand Hotel Alfa Luxembourg (reviews) and Hotel Carlton (reviews). Disclamer: names are given for convinience, without any guarantee or connections to these hotels.