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Professor Luke O'Neill - Covid-19, Update on Vaccines and Therapeutics

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This lecture series is co-hosted by Trinity College Dublin and An Cosan, as part of the Academic Primary Care Centre, Tallaght

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This lecture series is co-hosted by Trinity College Dublin and An Cosan, both active participants in the Academic Primary Care Centre located in Tallaght. This collaborative lecture series seeks to bring some of the academic staff of Trinity College to the local community in Tallaght to deliver high quality, accessible talks with a view to stimulating debate and community engagement on some of the hot topics of today! The events are open to everyone to attend, with limited numbers for on-site attendance but unlimited access online via Zoom. Please join us in these interactive events as we explore ways to engage in these topics outside the classroom.

Luke O’Neill is Professor of Biochemistry in the School of Biochemistry and Immunology, Trinity Biomedical Sciences Institute at Trinity College Dublin, Ireland. He is a world expert on innate immunity and inflammation. 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. 

Luke 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’ which won the 2020 An Post/Irish Book Awards Popular Non-fiction book of the year award.

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