Challenges, Opportunities and Perspectives

2013 Barcelona Conference on Epigenetics and Cancer

CosmoCaixa, Barcelona 21-22 Nov 2013

Venue & Contact


Thanks to the agreement between B-Debate and la Caixa Foundation the conference will be held in the  CosmoCaixa, the Barcelona Science Museum.

For more details on how to reach CosmoCaixa (in Spanish)

Buses: 17, 22, 58, 73, 75, 60 y 196
Ferrocarriles de la Generalitat (FGC): Avinguda del Tibidabo Station

The Ferrocarrils (FFCC) leave from Plaça Catalunya in the centre of Barcelona in a station separate from (but connected to) the metro station. The access is at the top of the Ramblas/in front of the FNAC shop. Take a train that stops at the Avenida Tibidabo stop. When you come out of the FFCC station walk up Avenida Tibidabo (going up the hill).

The walk up Av. Tibidabo is pleasant in nice weather, allow about 15 mins. For literature fans it also the site of the fictitious house in Carlos Ruiz Zafón's bestseller "Shadow of the Wind".

When you reach the ringroad, turn left and walk a few metres parallel to the ring road and you will see the CosmoCaixa building.


The organzers have not organized accommodation and delegates should make their own arrangements.  

Reaching Barcelona from the Airport

There are regular shuttle buses to the centre of Barcelona from Terminals 1 and 2 and a train service from Terminal 2. You can buy tickets at the train station or on the bus. A taxi will cost approx. 30 euros, depending on your final destination and luggage.  The Aerobus costs 5.90 euros single (10.20 return) and goes to Plaça Catalunya.


To contact the scientific committee please write to mbuschbeck(ELIMINAR)
For questions about logistics please contact conference2013(ELIMINAR)