Prof. Luke O’Neill

Luke A.J. O’Neill Title: Professor (Chair of Biochemistry) Affiliations: School of Biochemistry and Immunology Trinity College Dublin, Ireland Email: EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS 1985: Awarded B.A. (Mod.) in Natural Sciences (Biochemistry) Trinity College Dublin, Ireland. Class: I 1988: Awarded PhD in Pharmacology, University of London EMPLOYMENT 2011 Founder Director, Trinity Biomedical Sciences Institute 2007 Appointed to the Chair of Biochemistry, Trinity College Dublin 2005 Head, School of Biochemistry and Immunology, Trinity College Dublin Appointed Professor of Molecular Immunology 2004 Head of Department of Biochemistry, Trinity College Dublin Appointed Science Foundation Ireland Research Professor 2002 Visiting Professor, Monash University, Australia 1999 Visiting Professor, Millennium Pharmaceuticals, Cambridge MA 1999 Associate Professor of Biochemistry, Trinity College Dublin 1996 Fellow, Trinity College Dublin 1991 – 1999 Lecturer in Biochemistry, Trinity College Dublin 1988 – 1991 Medical Research Council Post-doctoral fellow, Strangeways Research Laboratory, Cambridge, UK AWARDS AND HONOURS 2005 Elected member of European Molecular Biology Organisation 2008 Appointed Chair of the European Research Council Infection and Immunity Panel 2009 Immunology ‘Guru’, National Institutes of Health Royal Dublin Society / Irish Times Boyle Medal for Scientific Excellence Science Foundation Ireland Researcher of the Year Award 2010 McGill University Dan Perry Award Lecture University of Oxford Jenner Institute Distinguished Lecturer Appointed Chair of the Programme Committee for Dublin European City of Science European Open Science Forum Conference 2011 European Research Council Advanced Grant awardee Appointed to Board of Reviewing Editors, Science President, International Cytokine Society 2012 Royal Irish Academy Gold Medal for Life Sciences 2014 European Federation of Immunology Societies Medal 2015 Listed in Thompson / Reuters top 1% of scientists (2002- 2012) in Immunology and Pharmacology/Toxicology based on citations Visiting Fellow, Christ’s College Cambridge 2016 Visiting Professor, GlaxoSmithKline, Stevenage, UK Elected Fellow of the Royal Society (FRS) 2018 Milstein Award, International Cytokine and Interferon Society CURRENT RESEARCH Research Area: Molecular and Cellular basis to inflammation and innate immunity. Toll-like receptors. Pro-inflammatory cytokines. Signal transduction in the immune system. Molecular analysis of inflammatory and infectious diseases. Immunometabolism and Metabolic Reprogramming in Immunity