Aging, Metabolism, Stress, Pathogenesis and Small RNAs in C. elegans

Important Dates

Registration open:
January 23

Abstract deadline for contributed talk and poster presentations:
February 13

Early Bird Registration deadline:
March 13

Registration deadline:
May 8

Lodging deadline:
May 21

Cancellation deadline:
May 21

For conference updates follow @wisconferences #trvs2015


By Plane

***Madison: The Dane County Regional Airport (MSN) is located 4 miles northeast of downtown Madison. You can continue to the meeting site via taxi, which will cost approximately $12.00. Please visit for more information.

Milwaukee: The General Mitchell International Airport (MKE) is located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, approximately 75 miles east of Madison. You may continue to Madison via car or bus. Please see below for more information on car and bus travel and visit for more information on this airport.

Chicago: Chicago, Illinois is located 150 miles southeast of Madison and has two international airports: Midway International Airport (MDW) and O’Hare International Airport (ORD). Both airports can be found by visiting – passengers can continue to Madison via car or bus; please see below for additional information on both options.

***We recommend flying directly in to the Dane County Airport (MSN).

By Bus

Milwaukee: The Badger Coach Bus Line runs 6 trips daily from Milwaukee’s General Mitchell International Airport directly to the Madison Meeting Site for $20 one way. Travel time is approximately 2 hours. Please call (608) 276-7490 for more information or visit

Chicago: The Van Galder Bus Company runs several times daily from both O’Hare and Midway Airports, directly to the Madison Meeting Site. The one-way fare is currently $26-$28 and travel time is approximately 3.5 hours. Please call (800) 747-0994 for more information or visit

Greyhound bus lines also run to Madison. Please call (800) 231-2222 for fare and schedule information, or visit Taxis are available at the bus terminal, which is approximately 0.5 miles from the Union.

By Car

Madison lies approximately 150 miles northwest of Chicago (3 hour drive), 75 miles west of Milwaukee (1.5 hour drive) and 270 miles southeast of Minneapolis (4 hour drive). For driving directions, try Yahoo! Maps.

Parking: Parking in Madison is very limited. As a courtesy to conference participants, a limited number of campus parking permits will be available for purchase. If you would like a permit, please reserve your ticket on the conference registration page, when registering for the conference.Permits that have been requested and paid for will be distributed at conference check-in. There will be no refunds for unused parking permits.

By Taxi

Individuals arriving/departing outside the complimentary shuttle hours will need to arrange for their own transportation to the Dane County Airport in Madison. Below is a listing of taxi cab companies in Madison. Participants must pay this expense. 

Union Cab: (608) 242-2000 or
Green Cab: (608) 255-1234 or
Madison Taxi: (608) 255-TAXI (8294) or toll free at 1 (800) 894-3866 or
Badger Cab: (608) 256-5566 or