Workshop Venue

BioScience Research Collaborative (BRC) Building
Rice University
6500 Main St
Houston, Texas 77005

View The BioScience Research Collaborative in a larger map

Driving Directions to the Rice Campus and interactive Houston map showing Rice University.

Visitor Parking

Paid visitor parking is located in a parking garage beneath the BRC. All parking can be accessed by credit card. Use the same credit card to exit at the end of the day. All-day parking costs $11. For additional information go to Parking for Visitors.

Campus Shuttle Service

Shuttle busses pick up and drop off at bus shelters and marked bus stops (red circles on above map) every 10 minutes. For additional details see Campus Bus Routes. Rice shuttles can be tracked on your computer at http://bus.rice.edu or on your iPhone (free app at http://iphone.rice.edu). The app allows faster loading of the route map, viewing all the buses on the routes and their locations in real time. The buses are color coded to enable the passengers to identify the buses with colored bus symbols.

Lodging Information

Note, this is a busy time of year with several large events being held in Houston.  Hotels are already sold out, please make your hotel reservations early!  We are holding a room block at the Residence Inn, Marriott – West University* hotel.  Please mention Rice University when you make your reservation.

Several hotels that are close to Rice University BioScience Research Collaborative include:

Hilton Houston Plaza/Medical Center – SOLD OUT!
6633 Travis Street
Houston, TX 77030 USA
Phone: 1-713-313-4000 Fax: 1-713-313-4660
0.2 miles
Residence Inn, Marriott – West University  *Rice room block
2939 Westpark Drive
Houston, TX   77005
Phone: 713 661-4660
 1.7 miles
Wyndham Houston – Medical Center Hotel and Suites
6800 Main Street
Houston, TX 77030 USA
Phone: 1-713-528-7744
0.4 miles
Hotel Zaza
5701 Main Street
Houston, TX 77005 USA
Phone: 1-713-526-1991 / 888-880-3244 Fax: 1-713-526-0359
1.2 miles
Crowne Plaza Medical Center
8686 Kirby Drive
Houston, TX 77054 USA
Phone: 1-713-748-3221 Fax: 1-713-796-9371
2.5 miles

Transportation from Hotels

All hotels offer free shuttles that will drop you off at the Rice University BioScience Research Collaborative. Please arrange shuttle service with the hotel well in advance of when you need it.

Limo and Cab Service

Limo Service

CTI Transportation L.L.C.
11755 Connor Street
Houston, TX 77039
Phone: 800-332-2368 or 713-688-7800
Fax: 713-688-8070
Email: Reservations@ctihouston.com

Taxi Service

Yellow Cab 713-236-1111
Fiesta Cab713-225-2666
United Cab 713-699-0000

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