Luke A. J. O’Neill, PhD, Trinity College Dublin, Professor and Chair of Biochemistry, Trinity Biomedical Sciences Institute, Dublin, Ireland
Professor O’Neill is honored with the 2022 ICIS Honorary Lifetime Membership Award in recognition of his exemplary service to the ICIS s a scientific participant, prize winner and organizer at many of our meetings, as well as his public service. Luke has also been a tremendous public advocate for immunology over the course of the COVID-19 pandemic and most recently has been helping to raise support and get needed supplies to Ukraine.
Luke A.J. O’Neill FRS is Professor & Chair of Biochemistry in the School of Biochemistry and Immunology, Trinity Biomedical Sciences Institute at Trinity College Dublin, Ireland. Professor O’Neill was awarded the 2018 ICIS-Seymour & Vivian Milstein Award for Excellence in Interferon & Cytokine Research in recognition for his seminal contributions to our understanding of the molecular basis of inflammation and immunity. He is one of the key figures whose research and publications are responsible for the major increase in interest amongst immunologists in innate immunity over the past 25 years and is listed by Thompson Reuters/ Clarivates in the top 1% of immunologists in the world, based on citations per paper.