Dormitory Housing at UNCC is included in the registration price. Transportation to and from the workshop will be provided.

Attendees who prefer hotel accommodations can make reservations at their desired location. We recommend the Holiday Inn Express in Kannapolis, NC. Hotel accommodations are the responsibility of the registrant/attendee.

UNCC housing is provided. You will be placed in a suite in Belk Hall. Full details below.

Parking: If you intend to drive and park your own car, you will be charged up to $10 a day to park at UNCC. Parking on the North Carolina Research Campus (where the workshop is located) is free.



Belk Hall 4-person / 4-bedroom Apartment layout



Four-bed apartments will include a sofa, TV stand, two kitchen stools, a small breakfast table with two chairs AND a washer and dryer in the unit.

Suite-mates can be requested in registration. We will do our best to accommodate your request. Requests are not guaranteed.


Resident’s Name

Belk Hall, Room #

9201 University City Blvd.

Charlotte, NC 28223-0001



All-inclusive registration

On top of the great short-course content and speakers, your registration comes with

  • shared housing
  • shuttle bus
  • meals listed in the agenda
  • personal DNA test*
  • Lake Norman cruise

*A personal DNA test is only available with early registration and you are a US resident. Any registrations after this date will receive a standardized sample.

Early registration deadline:
March 15, 2018


  • General  $800.00
  • Graduate Student  $350.00
  • Postdoctoral Fellow  $450.0

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Apply for a Scholarship

The UNC NRI is offering a limited number of scholarships to students and postdoctoral fellows. These scholarships include tuition, meals during the course period and lodging at UNCC.

Scholarship application deadline
March 15, 2018

To be eligible for a scholarship, you must be a graduate student or postdoctoral fellow enrolled in an academic institute as of the start date of the class. Students graduating in the Spring semester immediately prior to the start date are eligible regardless of actual graduation date.

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