Algorithmic Bioinformatics

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'Sprechstunde' for students: Fridays 14-15h.
Make an appointment via Office Hours Knut Reinert.

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Freie Universität Berlin
Institut für Informatik
AG Algorithmische Bioinformatik
Takustr. 9
14195 Berlin
Germany

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Professor Knut Reinert
- Room 012 -

phone:  +49 (0)30 838-75 222
fax:       +49 (0)30 838-475 222
email:    knut.reinert(AT)fu-berlin.de

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Anja Kasseckert
- Room 013 -

phone:  +49 (0)30 838-75237
fax:       +49 (0)30 838-472609
email:    anja.kasseckert(AT)fu-berlin.de

Office hours:  Monday-Thursday afternoons

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The Institute of Computer Science is located in the south-west of Berlin.
The Algorithmic Bioinformatics group is situated at Takustr. 9, ground floor, left wing, rooms 009 to 013 among others.

Nearest stops on public transport are:

  • Dahlem-Dorf (subway U3, or bus lines X83 and M11) - approx. 10 minutes walk
  • Arnimallee (bus line X83) - approx. 5 minutes walk
  • Museen Dahlem (bus line X83) - approx. 3 minutes walk

The building can be reached from Takustraße, or from Arnimallee using a small through way (see below: How to find us).

Driveway for deliveries: Takustr. 3

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FOR SHORT TERM STAYS, here a list of hotels near our institute (stop on public transport in brackets). For directions see: How to find us.

Within walking distance:

  • Seminaris CampusHotel Berlin - 5 min.
    (U3: Dahlem-Dorf. Optional: Bus X83: Museen Dahlem)
    Special rates for guests of the Freie Universität Berlin. Turn to A. Kasseckert (secretary) to fix a reservation:
    single room: Standard 80 € / Komfort 90 € / Panorama 100 € / Suite 130 €
    double room: Standard 100 € / Komfort 110 € / Panorama 120 € / Suite 150 EUR
    More special rates: see Downloads on the left.
  • Hotel Pension Enzian - 15 min. (S1: Botanischer Garten)

In the vicinity (~20 min. on public transport incl. walk):

FOR ACADEMIC STAYS of one to three months or longer please try the following:

  • IBZ Berlin (suitable for individuals, couples, and families)

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Going to Institut für Informatik (Institute of Computer Science), Takustr. 9

...from subway station U Dahlem-Dorf (stairway exit) - 10 min. walk:

Turn right at *Königin-Luise-Straße*. After several metres turn right at *Takustraße*. Follow Takustraße to *Arnimallee*. Turn left at *Arnimalle*. Follow the road until you see on the right handside a little path winding up to our institute (there is a little blue sign indicating "Institut für Informatik"). Our building is the grey-and-white one on the left.

...from subway station U Dahlem-Dorf (elevator exit) - 12 min. walk/wheelchair drive:

  • Take a sharp (double) turn left at *Brümmerstraße* and walk back along the subway track. Turn right at *Königin-Luise-Straße* and move on as described above.
  • Wheelchair users take a single turn left at *Fabeckstraße*. Move on to *Arnimalle*. Turn left at *Arnimallee*. When crossing *Takustraße* change to the pavement on the right and keep following *Arnimallee*. Turn right at the building with the number Pi running along its walls (= Arnimallee 6: Mathematics building). Move along the path to the Computer Science building (= the grey one on the right). Move past it and turn right for the main entrance.

...from SEMINARIS CampusHotel Berlin - 3 to 6 min. walk/wheelchair drive:

  • Turn right at *Hechtgraben* (dead-end street). Follow the path to the end, go up+down the stairs, and cross *Arnimallee*. Two steps to the right you find a little path winding up to our institute (there is a little blue sign indicating "Institut für Informatik"). Our building is the grey-and-white one on the left.
  • Wheelchair users turn left at *Takustraße* and move on to *Arnimallee*. Turn left at *Arnimallee*, but change to the pavement on the right handside. Move along Arnimallee. At the building with the number Pi running along its walls (= Arnimallee 6: Mathematics building) turn right. Move along the path to the Computer Science building (= the grey one on the right). Move past it and turn right for the main entrance.

...from Hotel Pension Enzian - 15 to 20 min. walk:

Walk down Moltkestraße towards Asternplatz. Cross Asternplatz and Unter den Eichen. Enter Limonenstraße and follow it to Altensteinstraße. Cross Altensteinstraße and walk along Takustraße. At Takustr. 3 turn right at the drive-up lane, walk past the barrier, climb the hill. The Computer Science building is a few metres ahead on the left.

...from Harnack-Haus - 15 to 20 min. (subway + walk/wheelchair drive):

Go to subway station U Thielplatz. Take subway U3 heading for Nollendorfplatz. Get off at U Dahlem-Dorf (1 stop). (5-10 min.) Follow directions as given above 'From subway station U Dahlem-Dorf ...' (10-12 min. walk or wheelchair drive).

...from Best Western Steglitz and NOVUM HOTEL RAVENNA - 15 min. (bus + walk/wheelchair drive):

Take bus line X83 heading for Königin-Luise-Str./Clayallee. Start  from S+U Rathaus Steglitz (Best Western) or Grunewaldstr./Lepsiusstr. (RAVENNA). Get off at Arnimallee (4 resp. 3 stops). Turn left at *Arnimallee*. Turn left again at the building with the number Pi running along its walls (= Arnimallee 6: Mathematics building). Move along the path to the Computer Science building (= the grey one on the right). Move past it and turn right for the main entrance.

...from Hotel Am Wilden Eber - 20 min. (bus + walk/wheelchair drive, or subway + walk/wheelchair drive):

Take bus 110 from Platz am Wilden Eber, direction U Oskar-Helene-Heim (runs every 20 minutes). Get off at Domäne Dahlem (4 stops). Move towards subway station U Dahlem-Dorf and follow directions as given above 'From subway station U Dahlem-Dorf ...' (10-12 min. walk or wheelchair drive).
optional:
Go to subway station U Podbielskiallee (10 min. walk). Take subway U3 heading for Krumme Lanke (runs every 5 minutes). Get off at U Dahlem-Dorf (1 stop). Follow directions as given above 'From subway station U Dahlem-Dorf ...' (10-12 min. walk or wheelchair drive).

...from Apartment Hotel Dahlem - 20 min. (subway + walk/wheelchair drive):

Go to subway station U Oskar-Helene-Heim. Take subway U3 heading for Nollendorfplatz. Get off at U Dahlem-Dorf (2 stops). (10 min.) Follow directions as given above 'From subway station U Dahlem-Dorf ...' (10-12 min. walk or wheelchair drive).

...from Pension am Rüdesheimer Platz - 20 min. (subway + walk/wheelchair drive):

Go to subway station U Rüdesheimer Platz. Take subway U3 heading for Krumme Lanke. Get off at U Dahlem-Dorf (3 stops). (10 min.) Follow directions as given above 'From subway station U Dahlem-Dorf ...' (10-12 min. walk or wheelchair drive).

...from Apart Residenz 2000, Hotel Pension Dahlem and Hotel il Mulino - 20 min. (bus + walk/wheelchair drive):

Take bus line 101 from Unter den Eichen/Drakestraße, direction U Turmstraße (runs every 20 minutes). Get off at Limonenstraße (3 stops). Cross Altensteinstraße and walk along Takustraße. Turn right at the drive-up lane on Takustr. 3, walk past the barrier, climb the hill. The Computer Science building is a few metres ahead on the left.
optional:
Take bus line M11 from S Lichterfelde West, direction U Dahlem-Dorf (runs every 10 minutes from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m). Get off at U Dahlem-Dorf (5 stops). (10 min.) Follow directions as given above 'From subway station U Dahlem-Dorf ...' (10-12 min. walk or wheelchair drive).

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