Welcome to
Rio de Janeiro!

Rio de Janeiro, or simply Rio, is the second-most populous municipality in Brazil and the sixth-most populous in the Americas. The metropolis is anchor to the Rio de Janeiro metropolitan area, the second-most populous metropolitan area in Brazil and sixth-most populous in the Americas.

One of the most visited cities in the Southern Hemisphere and is known for its natural settings, Carnival, samba, bossa nova, and beaches such as Barra da Tijuca, Copacabana, Ipanema, and Leblon. In addition, some of the most famous landmarks include the statue of Christ the Redeemer atop Corcovado mountain, one of the New Seven Wonders of the World; Sugarloaf Mountain with its cable car; the Sambódromo (Sambadrome), a permanent grandstand-lined parade avenue which is used during Carnival; and Maracanã Stadium, one of the world’s largest football stadiums.

Symposium Venue

The ISMB17 will be held at COPPE – Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (www.coppe.ufrj.br) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Address: Horácio Macedo Avenue – Cidade Universitária, Rio de Janeiro – RJ

Tel: In the near future

Useful Informations


Electrical Outlets

Electrical outlets are 127V, 60Hz.

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