Application, Travel, and Housing

Thanks for the great response.

We have closed the application process and will be contacting everyone shortly. 

Note: Applications will be reviewed on a rolling admissions basis.

Decisions will be emailed to applicants.

Confirmations by email from applicants will be expected within one week of acceptance

Workshop participants will have meals, travel, and rooms covered. For information about workshop support and travel please contact:

Harry Richards
Program Manager
M303A1 Walters Life Sciences
1414 West Cumberland Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37996-0840
865-974-4588
harry@utk.edu

or

Linda Watson

lwatso16@utk.edu

Getting to University of Tennessee Knoxville

The closest airport is the McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS) which is 12 miles south of Knoxville. General driving directions from McGhee Tyson Airport (South) to Four-Points by Sheraton

  • Take Highway 129 North to the Kingston Pike Exit.
  • Turn right onto Kingston Pike.
  • Proceed straight onto Cumberland Avenue.
  • Turn left onto 11th Street.
  • Turn left onto White Avenue; the hotel is ahead on the right.

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Visitors traveling to the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, will have access to several exits that lead to campus.Through traffic is encouraged to use I-640 as a bypass connecting to I-40, I-275 and I-75.

Travelers to UT and downtown have several options:

1. From the east going westbound on I-40 toward downtown, motorists can take Hall of Fame Drive (exit 389).

2. From the west going eastbound on I-40 toward downtown, motorists can take Alcoa Highway (exit 386B), 17th Street (exit 387), Henley Street (exit 388) and James White Parkway (exit 388A).

3. From the north going southbound on I-275 toward downtown, motorists can choose to continue on I-275 and exit into downtown or merge onto eastbound or westbound I-40.

4. To access I-40 from the UT and downtown area, motorists can use James White Parkway.


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The workshop is being held at the National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis (NIMBioS) located on the fourth floor of 1534 White Avenue within easy walking distance from the hotel. See White Ave Bldg in the map below:



Accommodations

Four Points by Sheraton Knoxville Cumberland House Hotel

1109 White Avenue (shown in upper right corner of campus map)

(865) 971-4663

For more information about travel and housing, please contact:

Harry Richards
Program Manager

M303A1 Walters Life Sciences

1414 West Cumberland Avenue

Knoxville, TN 37996-0840

865-974-4588

harry@utk.edu

or

Linda Watson

lwatso16@utk.edu