13th International Conference on Lyme Borreliosis and Other Tick-Borne Diseases


To the Tick-borne disease community:

Thank you all for your abstract submissions to ICLB2013.

We have received a record number of abstracts to date, yet we have received many requests for an extension of the abstract submission deadline. We recognize that the deadline is far in advance of the conference. The date was selected in order for us to review and be able to offer acceptances as soon as possible so that attendees could make travel plans. In response to the requests, we are extending the submission deadline to February 22nd, 2013. Unfortunately, we will not be able to accept additional abstracts after this date, although you will still be able to apply to attend the meeting without submission of an abstract after Feb 22nd. Applications without abstracts will be accepted as space allows.

Thank you for your patience and support.

Linda and Linden

Dear Colleagues and Friends!

It gives us great pleasure to invite you to the 13th International Conference on Lyme Borreliosis and other Tick-Borne Diseases (ICLB 2013), which will be held in Boston, Massachusetts August 18-21, 2013.

The program of the ICLB 2013 will reflect interconnections between human beings, vectors, and microbes and the progress that has been made in the basic understanding of these interactions. The program will cover the key topics and latest findings in basic research, laboratory and clinical aspects of the diseases, prevention and therapy, being addressed from a truly interdisciplinary perspective.

We are looking forward to welcoming you to Boston, and to experience a scientifically rewarding and personally enriching meeting.


Linden Hu, MD
Professor and Vice Chairman, Dept of Medicine
Tufts University School of Medicine

Linda K. Bockenstedt, MD
Harold W. Jockers Professor of Medicine
Yale University School of Medicine


The Joseph B. Martin Conference Center at Harvard Medical School
77 Avenue Louis Pasteur Boston, MA


Important Dates

  • Abstract Submission Deadline - February 22, 2013
  • Early Registration - May 31, 2013
  • Regular Registration - June 28, 2013