Current Meeting

2020: The 50th Behavior Genetics Association Meeting

Los Angeles, California, USA

Wednesday June 24 – Saturday June 27

USC Hotel, 540 S Figueroa St, Los Angeles, CA 90007

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CONFERENCE OVERVIEW (detailed schedule will be posted when available):

Wednesday June 24:             Opening reception, 6–8pm, USC Hotel

Thursday June 25:                Scientific sessions, all day, USC Hotel

Friday June 26:                     Scientific sessions, all day, USC Hotel

Saturday June 27:                 Scientific sessions until 4pm, USC Hotel

                                          Closing banquet, 6:30–10:30pm, Natural History Museum


REGISTRATION IS NOT OPEN YET, but will open by early March


USC Hotel

540 S Figueroa St

Los Angeles, CA 90007


Group Name: “Behavior Genetics Association (BGA 2020) Group”

Rate:  $209/night

Room Rate cutoff date: Sunday, May 31, 2020

Click here to book your room.

Located on the University of Southern California’s main campus and just minutes away from many of LA’s top attractions, the USC hotel offers an unrivaled destination for culture, academia and entertainment.

With 240 guest rooms the USC Hotel offers a variety of room types to fit every type of traveler and their specific needs. Compliments of the House of Troy, each of our 240 guest rooms is equipped with:

  • High-Speed Wireless Internet
  • Premium Eco-Friendly Hair and Skincare Products
  • Bottled Water
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Coffee and Tea Maker
  • Business Center, Fitness Center and Pool Access


Transportation from LAX to USC Hotel

Los Angeles International Airport is 12.6 miles from the USC Hotel.

Uber / Lyft

Request a ride through the Uber or Lyft app after all riders have collected their luggage, as drivers cannot idle at the curb at LAX.

  • Riders requesting UberPool, UberX, UberXL, Select or Lyft should meet their driver on curbside on Level 2 – the departures level. Meet your driver at one of the 7 “Ride Service” pickup signs located curbside lettered A to G.
  • Riders requesting Uber Black, SUV, or Lux should meet their driver curbside on Level 1 – the arrivals level. Select your terminal and nearest door number, and your driver will there.
  • If you need to confirm your pickup location, contact your driver through the app.


Roughly $55. There is a taxi line on level 1 of the airport.

Public Transportation

Greenline Shuttle -> Metro Green Line -> 550

Link with Metro Instructions 

Driving Directions

From the LAX to USC Hotel

105-E from S Sepulveda -> Take I-110 N to S Hope St. Take exit 20B from I-110 N-> Take W Exposition Blvd to S Figueroa St.

Link to driving directions