2024 Symposium

"Tropical and Emerging Infectious Diseases for Clinicians and Translational Scientists"
April 9-12, 2024 — University of Texas Medical Branch — Galveston, TX

Hotel & Travel Information

Symposium Location: UTMB Health Education Center 

301 11th St, Galveston, TX 77551

Welcome to Galveston!

Enjoy your time on the island. More information here!

Hotel Recommendations

The Botanical Galveston

The San Luis Resort 

The Tremont House 

The Grand Galvez

Hilton Galveston 

Moody Garden Hotel

Local Airports

William P. Hobby Airport (HOU)
Driving directions to Galveston (45 miles): Turn right on Airport Blvd. to Gulf Freeway. Take the I-45 South ramp. Take I-45 South approximately 36 miles into Galveston.

George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH)
Driving directions to Galveston (71 miles): Take JFK Blvd. to Beltway 8 West. Take Beltway 8 to I-45 South. Take I-45South approximately 60 miles into Galveston.


Center for Tropical Diseases (CTD)
The Center for Vector-borne and Zoonotic Diseases
Special Pathogens Excellence in Clinical Treatment Readiness & Education Program (SPECTRE)
Institute for Human Infections and Immunity (IHII)