The Baylor College of Medicine Alkek Center for Metagenomics and Microbiome Research is located on the 7th and 8th floor of the MD Anderson Hall Building. We are conveniently located on the southwest edge of downtown Houston in the Texas Medical Center, close to freeways and major thoroughfares. When you enter the building, check in at the security desk. You will need a picture ID to be admitted. The security personnel will issue you a temporary badge. Proceed to the elevators as directed, take the elevator to 7th floor and follow the signs to the MVM administrative office.