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Location of the Symposia

The 37th Summer Symposium in Molecular Biology, June 6-8, 2018, will be held at the University Park campus of The Pennsylvania State University.

For additional travel information, including maps and driving directions to Penn State, visit the Penn State Visitor's Guide.

Pennsylvania Map

Penn State's University Park campus is located in what is known as Happy Valley in the beautiful hills of central Pennsylvania. The campus, the town of State College, and the surrounding area offer a variety of recreational and cultural activities to enjoy.

Read more about Happy Valley on the Happy Fun Guide.


 Penn State University Park Campus


Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Department,
College of Medicine, Hershey

Penn State University

 2016 Campus Map

Penn State gate image



State College Area


State College, PA

Campus Weather

Centre Daily Times

Downtown State College Partnership, Inc.

State College Central

University Park Airport

State College Downtown



Centre County


Chamber of Business & Industry of Centre County

Centre County Convention and Visitors Bureau

Pennsylvania Visitor's Network (Centre Country)


Golf Course



(In addition to those listed in the website's tab above)

Pennsylvania Accommodations


*State College photos courtesy of Anne Mountz