2nd FAANG-Europe Workshop on Functional Annotation of Animal Genomes (FAANG)

Prague, Czech Republic

11 – 13 February 2020


Conference venue:

Charles University, Faculty of Science, Hlavova 8, 128 00 Prague 2, Czech Republic, EU (view on Google Maps)


Prague, the capital city of the Czech Republic is filled with historical sights and stories. Its famous and important historical sights and features include the Old Town Square, Prague Castle, Gothic churches, the medieval Astronomical Clock and the pedestrian Charles Bridge. Prague is also famous for its Zoological garden and good beer.

The conference will be held directly in the buildings of the hosting institution - Charles University, Faculty of Science. Founded in 1348, Charles University is amongst the oldest universities in the world and is also the largest and most renowned Czech university. The Faculty of Science that was established in 1920 is divided into 29 departments, 3 museums and a Botanical Garden (adjacent to the conference venue). As a conference room was selected the historical large auditorium of the Chemistry Section at Albertov – Prague district where the Velvet student revolution of 1989 began. Situated in the city centre, the conference venue is easily accessible and may also serve as an ideal starting point for exploring Prague.

Local transport


The closest underground stations to the workshop venue are I. P. Pavlova (line C) and Karlovo náměstí (line B).


The closest tram station to the workshop venue is Albertov (Tram lines no. 2, 3, 4, 7, 14, 16, 17, 21, 92 and 98)