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The 8th Metabolic Pathway Analysis will be held in Strong Hall at the University of Tennessee (UT). Located in Knoxville, UT is steps away from the Great Smoky Mountains, the United States’ most-visited national park.

UT is Tennessee’s flagship university and premier public research institution. It enrolled 29,460 students in fall 2019 from all over the world and is classified as producing very high research activity by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education in the Doctoral Universities R1 category. The university is home to 11 colleges, including the Tickle College of Engineering, and more than 900 programs of study.

On Wednesday, August 4, 2021, conference attendees will enjoy an outing to the Great Smoky Mountain National Park and surrounding area. Attendees will have the choice between visiting one of several locations, including Mountain Farm Museum and Mingus Mill, Clingmans Dome, or Anakeesta. Note that attendees who choose Anakeesta will have to pay a nominal fee. In addition, attendees will enjoy dinner at the Sunsphere on Thursday, August 5, 2021.