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The George and Cynthia Mitchell Basic Sciences Research Building (Mitchell Building) is the home for The UT Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at Houston. The building is a part of the large UT MD Anderson Cancer Center campus. The Mitchell Building is located at 6767 Bertner Street, immediately adjacent to (south of) the John P. McGovern Texas Medical Center Commons (the building with the waterfalls).
Parking for GSBS is available in The Commons Garage. For information on additional parking please click Texas Medical Center Visitor Parking.


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Directions:

By Plane
From either Hobby (HOU) or Houston Intercontinental Airport (IAH) take the Express Shuttle USA bus to the Texas Medical Center. Get off at the Rotary House, which is part of (and connected to) the MD Anderson complex. GSBS can be reached from the Rotary House by walking north on MD Anderson Blvd, left (west) on Moursund St., and left again (southwest) on Bertner Street.
From North of Houston
By Car
VIA U.S. HIGHWAY 59
Follow U.S. 59 South past the downtown area and then, just after it turns to the west, take the Fannin exit. Go south (left) on Fannin about a mile to the Texas Medical Center. Once you reach the Medical Center, turn left (east) on John Freeman Blvd. (watch out for the train). Take the first right on Bertner Street and follow it past Moursund St. (stop sign) to the McGovern Commons garage, where you can park on floors 2-6. The Basic Sciences Research (Mitchell) Building, housing GSBS on the third floor, is next to the Commons on Bertner Street.
VIA INTERSTATE HIGHWAY 45
Follow I-45 South past the downtown area to U.S. 59. Take 59 to the Southwest (toward Victoria). Right after the 288 exit, take the Fannin exit. Go south (left) on Fannin and follow the directions above to GSBS.
From West of Houston
VIA U.S. HIGHWAY 59
Take U.S. 59 to the West Loop (I-610). Take the exit to the south (right) and follow 610 to the Bellaire exit. At Bellaire take a left and head under the loop (East) toward the Medical Center. Take Bellaire about three miles (and a bunch of lights) to the Medical Center where it mysteriously becomes Holcombe. Go past Main St. and Fannin St. and turn left on Bertner Street. After about a block and a half, Bertner Street angles to the right, and as it does you will see the McGovern Commons garage, where you can park on floors 2-6. The Basic Sciences Research (Mitchell) Building, housing GSBS on the third floor, is next to the Commons on Bertner Street.
VIA INTERSTATE HIGHWAY 10 OR U.S. HIGHWAY 290
Take either highway to the West Loop (I-610). Take the exit to the south (right) and follow 610 (past the Galleria and past U.S. 59) to the Bellaire exit. At Bellaire take a left (heading East) and follow the directions just above to GSBS.
From South of Houston
VIA STATE HIGHWAY 288
Take 288 past the South Loop (I-610) and exit at MacGregor. Cross S. MacGregor and take a left at N. MacGregor. Follow N. MacGregor across Almeda, through Hermann Park by the golf course (where MacGregor becomes S. Braeswood) to the major intersection at Holcombe. Turn west (right) on Holcombe. At the second traffic light (Bertner Street) take a right. After about a block and a half, Bertner Street angles to the right, and as it does you will see the McGovern Commons garage, where you can park on floors 2-6. The Basic Sciences Research (Mitchell) Building, housing GSBS on the third floor, is next to the Commons on Bertner Street.
VIA INTERSTATE HIGHWAY 45
Take I-45 to the South Loop (I-610). Take the exit to the west (a left exit off I-45) and follow I-610 about 5 miles to the 288 exit. Take the downtown exit and follow 288 North to the MacGregor exit and follow the directions above to GSBS.
From East of Houston
Take I-10 or 225 west to the East Loop (I-610). Take the exit to the south and follow 610 as it becomes the South Loop and passes under I-45. From that point go 5 miles to the 288 exit. Take the downtown exit and follow 288 North to the MacGregor exit and follow the State Highway 288 directions above to GSBS.