Professor Luke O’Neill
Luke O’Neill is Professor of Biochemistry in the School of Biochemistry and Immunology at Trinity College Dublin. Described by Pat Kenny, as ‘as rare a creature and exotic a discovery as the Galapagos Islands’, Luke has been ranked among the best immunologists in the world. He is in the top 1% of most-cited researchers in his field. In 2016 he was made a Fellow of the prestigious Royal Society for his innovative work on the human immune system. He has a popular weekly slot on Newstalk’s Pat Kenny Show where he specialises in expertly delivering answers to the most complex questions in science in his uniquely hilarious manner.