Travel and Accommodation

MIB/Skyline Course Location

The MIB/Skyline Targeted Proteomics Short Course will be held on 29 June to 03 July 2020 at The Manchester Institute of Biotechnology, The University of Manchester, 131 Princess Street, Manchester, M1 7DN, United Kingdom.

Manchester Institute of Biotechnology (MIB) is located in south central Manchester, equidistant from Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Oxford Road railway stations. The closest Metrolink (tram) stops are at St Peter’s Square and Manchester Piccadilly station. The closest multi-storey car park is at Charles Street, M1 3BB. To download the University of Manchester campus map please go to:

Getting to Manchester

Youthful, diverse, energetic and bursting with character; Manchester is one of the most exciting places to visit in the UK right now where everybody and anybody is very warmly welcomed. Visit Manchester (the city’s official website) provides all the information you will need to facilitate your visit:

Manchester Airport

Manchester International Airport (MAN)  is located 9 miles to the South of the city and is connected by direct rail services, every 15 minutes, to both Piccadilly and Oxford Road stations. The journey time is Ca 20 minutes. The official Manchester Airport website is at:

Hotel Accommodation

Accommodation is NOT included in the course registration fee. Delegates should make their own hotel arrangements. Manchester has a plethora of hotels from budget to ultra-lux. The well-known on-line hotel booking websites (e.g. will provide the most efficient solution.

Visa Application

Prospective delegates requiring letters of invitation to support UK visa applications should contact the BMSS Meetings Secretary: