David Onions

Biography of David Onions

David Onions is an Honorary Professor in the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine. He is now Chief Scientific Officer and a member of the board of BioReliance. He was formerly Chief Medical Officer of Invitrogen and before that Director of the Leukaemia Research Fund's Virus Centre and Professor of Veterinary Virology at the University of Glasgow.

He has been awarded the Norman Hall Gold Medal for Research into Animal Diseases from the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons, the Animal Health Trust Award for Outstanding Scientific Achievement and The British Veterinary Association's Dalrympel-Champney Cup and Medal for contributions to veterinary science.

In 2005 he was awarded the Nexxus award for contribution to Life Sciences 2005, and the Scottish Enterprise award for Leading Individual Contribution to Life Sciences in 2005 and the Invitrogen's employee of the year( Quest) Award 2005. In 2006 he received an Honorary Doctorate from the University of Glasgow.

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David Onions

University Link: Honorary Graduate, Professor
GU Degree: DVMS, 2006;
Occupation categories: veterinarians
Record last updated: 15th Oct 2008

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