Boston University and the National Emerging Infectious Diseases Laboratories (NEIDL) look forward to hosting the 12th Annual NBL\RBL Network Meeting.


There is no cost to register for the meeting but RSVP’s are required.  To sign-up, please click here.


More detailed information about the program will be posted here as it becomes available.  For questions, please reach out to Claire Grimble at or at 617-358-5005

For travel planning purposes, the start/end times will be as follows:

Sunday 3/27/22

5:30 pm -7:00 pm  Reception (Boston University Charles River Campus)

Monday 3/28/22

8:30 am - 11:30 am General Session (Hotel Commonwealth)
11:30 am - 5:00 pm Sub Group Breakouts (Hotel Commonwealth)
6:15 pm - 8:45 pm Dinner (Location TBD)

Tuesday 3/29/22

8:30 am - 2:00 pm General Session  (Boston University Charles River Campus)

Hotel Reservations

A block of rooms has been reserved at the nearby Hotel Commonwealth in the heart of Kenmore Square for $259 + taxes for our out of town participants.  The Hotel Commonwealth is walking distance to the Boston University Charles River Campus.

The room block will be open until February 25th, 2022 or until it sells out, whichever happens first.  After this date, reservations will be accepted on a space and rate available basis.

To Book your hotel room at the Hotel Commonwealth, please use use this link: Hotel Commonwealth Reservations - NBLRBL meeting

More information on the hotel can be found here.

COVID-19 Safety Precautions

We require all attendees to attest that they have been fully vaccinated before attending the meeting.  If you will not be fully vaccinated or feel ill on the day, we respectfully ask that you do not attend the meeting. 

We will be following all Boston University and City of Boston event and meeting protocols, at a minimum, to ensure the health and safety of all attendees, staff, and the local community and will update all attendees on these protocols as we get closer to the meeting date.