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801 West Baltimore Street
Baltimore, MD 21201

The Laboratory of Dr. Jacques Ravel at the Institute for Genome Sciences (IGS) at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. Dr. Ravel research is on the role of the vaginal microbiome in women's health. 

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The University of Maryland, Baltimore and the UMB BioPark are located on the westside of downtown Baltimore, just a short walk from the Inner Harbor and Oriole Park at Camden Yards, three miles to the Johns Hopkins Medical Complex, a five-minute drive to Interstate 95 and 40 miles north of Washington, DC.

Driving Directions

From I-95, heading north or south: Take Route 395 (downtown Baltimore) and exit onto Martin Luther King Blvd. At fourth traffic light, turn left onto Baltimore Street. The BioPark begins after one short block with Building One on the right. Building Two will be across Baltimore Street on the left. 

To park, pass Biopark building, turn right at next intersection onto Poppleton Street. Make first right into garage entrance.