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In Memoriam: Biosciences Researcher Jim O’Neil

Jim O’Neil, a staff scientist in the Molecular Biophysics and Integrated Bioimaging Division, passed away on Aug. 7 at the age of 55 from complications related to heart failure. O’Neil was a radiochemist who made many important contributions to the field of nuclear medicine and to the Positron Emission Tomography (PET) imaging program at the Lab. A memorial service will be held at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Berkeley on Oct. 20 at 2 p.m. More>


  1. My interactions with him were not many, but he did seem like a man of integrity and conscientiousness. It was a shock to hear that he had passed away.