Adventures in Inflammation Research

Mar 8, 2021
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10:00am–11:00am
Monday seminar series
Details

As part of our Monday seminar series, we are delighted to welcome our speaker:

Professor Luke O’Neill
Chair of Biochemistry
Biomedical Sciences Institute
Trinity College Dublin
Ireland

Hosted by

Myron Cybulsky PhD

myron.cybulsky@utoronto.ca

How to join

An email including Zoom link will be sent to the LMP community.

If you are not part of LMP and wish to join, please contact:

Louella D'Cunha

lmp.undergrad@utoronto.ca

Speaker: Luke O'Neill

Luke O'NeillDr. O'Neill is the Chair of Biochemistry at the Biomedical Sciences Institute at Trinity College Dublin, Ireland.

He is a world expert on innate immunity and inflammation. His main research interests include Toll-like receptors, Inflammasomes and Immunometabolism. He is listed by Thompson Reuters/ Clarivates in the top 1% of immunologists in the world, based on citations per paper. Professor O'Neill is co-founder of Sitryx, which aims to develop new medicines for inflammatory diseases. Another company he co-founded, Inflazome was recently acquired by Roche.

He was awarded the Royal Dublin Society / Irish Times Boyle Medal for scientific excellence, the Royal Irish Academy Gold Medal for Life Sciences, The Society for Leukocyte Biology (SLB) Dolph O. Adams award, the European Federation of Immunology Societies Medal and in 2018 the Milstein Award of the International Cytokine and Interferon Society. He is a member of the Royal Irish Academy, EMBO (European Molecular Biology Organisation) and a Fellow of the Royal Society.

Dr. O'Neill also has a passion for communicating science to the public. He has a weekly radio slot on the Pat Kenny show on Newstalk. In 2018 he published with Gill the best-selling ‘Humanology: a scientist’s guide to our amazing existence’ and in 2019 Gill published ‘The Great Irish Science Book’, a Science book for 10-12 year olds. His latest book, also published by Gill is called ‘Never Mind the B#ll*cks Here’s the Science’.

Location
Online via zoom
2021-03-08 15:00:00 2021-03-08 16:00:00 UTC Adventures in Inflammation Research As part of our Monday seminar series, we are delighted to welcome our speaker: Professor Luke O’NeillChair of BiochemistryBiomedical Sciences InstituteTrinity College DublinIreland Hosted by Myron Cybulsky PhD myron.cybulsky@utoronto.ca How to join An email including Zoom link will be sent to the LMP community. If you are not part of LMP and wish to join, please contact: Louella D'Cunha lmp.undergrad@utoronto.ca Speaker: Luke O'Neill Dr. O'Neill is the Chair of Biochemistry at the Biomedical Sciences Institute at Trinity College Dublin, Ireland. He is a world expert on innate immunity and inflammation. His main research interests include Toll-like receptors, Inflammasomes and Immunometabolism. He is listed by Thompson Reuters/ Clarivates in the top 1% of immunologists in the world, based on citations per paper. Professor O'Neill is co-founder of Sitryx, which aims to develop new medicines for inflammatory diseases. Another company he co-founded, Inflazome was recently acquired by Roche. He was awarded the Royal Dublin Society / Irish Times Boyle Medal for scientific excellence, the Royal Irish Academy Gold Medal for Life Sciences, The Society for Leukocyte Biology (SLB) Dolph O. Adams award, the European Federation of Immunology Societies Medal and in 2018 the Milstein Award of the International Cytokine and Interferon Society. He is a member of the Royal Irish Academy, EMBO (European Molecular Biology Organisation) and a Fellow of the Royal Society. Dr. O'Neill also has a passion for communicating science to the public. He has a weekly radio slot on the Pat Kenny show on Newstalk. In 2018 he published with Gill the best-selling ‘Humanology: a scientist’s guide to our amazing existence’ and in 2019 Gill published ‘The Great Irish Science Book’, a Science book for 10-12 year olds. His latest book, also published by Gill is called ‘Never Mind the B#ll*cks Here’s the Science’. Online via zoom webpac.noreply@utoronto.ca