Enzyme Mechanisms Conference 24

January 4-8, 2015, Galveston, Texas

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EMC 24 Venue and Accommodations

24th Enzyme Mechanisms Conference:

Venue and Accommodations

The 24th Enzyme Mechanisms Conference took place at the San Luis Resort, Spa and Conference Center, a 30-acre beachfront hotel and spa resort on beautiful Galveston Island, Texas. The San Luis Resort is less than an hour drive from Houston, three hours from Austin and five hours from the Dallas/Ft. Worth area.

The San Luis Conference Center

About Galveston, Texas

Located on Galveston Island and Pelican Island on the Gulf of Mexico on the coast of Texas, the city of Galveston offers miles of beach front. Numerous tourist attractions include the Moody Gardens Botanical Park, the Ocean Star Offshore Drilling Rig & Museum, the Lone Star Flight Museum, Galveston Railroad Museum, and a downtown neighborhood of historic buildings known as The Strand. The Galveston Historical Foundation provides a wealth of information on historic places and several historic ships including the tall ship Elissa (the official Tall Ship of Texas) at the Texas Seaport Museum and USS Cavalla and USS Stewart, both berthed at Seawolf Park on nearby Pelican Island.


The San Luis Resort
5222 Seawall Boulevard
Galveston, TX 77551
Phone: 409-744-1500
Reservations: 800-392-5937  


William P. Hobby Airport (HOU, recommended)
George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH)
Scholes International Airport at Galveston for private aircraft

Ground Transportation directly to The San Luis from both Houston airports is available through Galveston Limousine Service:
George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) $100 round trip.
William P. Hobby Airport (HOU) $80 round trip.

Local Transportation around Galveston Island is available by taxi service. Please contact the hotel Concierge for assistance.

Travel by car From Houston

Take Interstate 45 South to Galveston. Take the 61st Street exit and turn right (south). Stay on 61st Street to Seawall Boulevard. Turn left (east) at Seawall Boulevard. The San Luis Resort is located past 53rd Street and Seawall Boulevard on the left (north) side.

For further directions and a map, see the San Luis Resort website.

JoAnn Hunter Johnson, Ph.D., Conference Administrator
Karen Allen, Ph.D., Boston University
Tadhg Begley, Ph.D., Texas A&M University
Carol Fierke, Ph.D., University of Michigan
Roger Goody, Ph.D., Max-Planck Institute, Dortmund
Tom Meek, Ph.D., GlaxoSmithKline
Frank Raushel, Ph.D., Texas A&M University
John Richard, Ph.D., University at Buffalo
Chris Whitman, Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin