Accommodations for Workshop on Information Processing in the Biological Organism (A Systems Biology Approach)

Arrangements have been made for all participants to stay at the Four Points Sheraton Hotel - Bethesda: Please contact the hotel directly at the number below to make your reservations under the DIMACS room block (if you are staying for the NIH Biomedical Information Science and Technology Initiative (BISTI) Symposium, "Digital Biology: the Emerging Paradigm", the room block goes through November 8th). All reservations must be made by October 20th. If you have any questions or problems, please contact Christine Spassione (

Four Points Sheraton Hotel - Bethesda
8400 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20814
Telephone: (301) 654-1000
Fax: (301) 986-1715

Rates: Program rate of $150.00 per night

Cut off date for reservations in the room block: October 20, 2003


When you arrive at the Four Points by Sheraton Bethesda, you'll find yourself in the heart of Montgomery County, the fastest growing county in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. We are conveniently located just minutes from I-495 and a few blocks from the (Red Line) Medical Center Metro, The Naval Medical Hospital and National Institutes of Health. Over 150 of the finest restaurants and shops are within walking distance of your hotel room. We are the closest hotel to all of these government buildings. The Four Points by Sheraton Bethesda is centrally located to Reagan National, Dulles and BWI airports.


164 newly renovated guest rooms each featuring new bathrooms with pedestal sinks and ambient lighting, new furniture and artwork, an executive-sized desk with dataport, alarm clock, hair dryer, iron and ironing board, and coffee maker with complimentary coffee each morning. Eight of these rooms are ADA compatible featuring, wheelchair accessible doors and upgraded Simmons Beautyrest pillow top mattresses. Cable TV including HBO, CNN, ESPN and pay per view movie channels are also available in each guestroom. Washer/Dryer and ice machines can be found on each floor. Non-smoking floors are available. Room service is available for breakfast, lunch and dinner.


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Meeting and Banquet Services

For seminars, conventions, meeting, banquets or special occasions, the Four Points by Sheraton Bethesda offers 7,000 square feet of newly renovated meeting and banquet space and complemented by an experienced staff that is always ready to assist with every detail. New carpeting, wall covering, lighting, banquet chairs and china make the Ambassador or Embassy Ballroom the perfect venue for your next event.

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Document last modified on September 4, 2003.