Inflammasomes in health and disease

Start date
June 24, 2013
End date
June 25, 2013
Boston University
Boston, US

General mechanisms of activation
Inflammasomes in infection
Inflammasomes and sterile inflammation
Metabolism-inflammasome link 

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Boston University

Meeting sessions will take place on the second floor of the George Sherman Union. Entrance to the union is located on Commonwealth Avenue. 

Boston University, is home to an impressive 33,000 undergraduate and graduate students within 16 schools and colleges. Located in the heart of Boston, the campus epitomizes what life in this city is all about. 


George Sherman Union Address

775 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston, MA 02215

Boston University website


Boston, US is one of America's oldest cities dating back to 1630. Rich in history and culture, Boston played an important role in the American Revolution with events such as the Boston Massacre, the Boston tea party, and the Battle of Bunker Hill.



Today Boston is one of the largest metropolitan areas in the United States. While visiting the area, take time to attend a Boston Red Sox game, walk along the beautiful charles river, or visit the famous brown stone homes and shops that make up the Back Bay neighborhood. 


Boston University is easily accessible via public transportation or by car. We recommend using the Boston University Interactive Map to find the best route to the meeting and to locate parking options.