Nov 11, 2019
Science for Everyone
Science Week is upon us yet again and we have a busy week of events planned as part of Cork Science Festival.
On Sunday 10th November we had our popular Alimentary Adventures inflatable tunnel on site for the wonderful Celebrate Science event where we also hosted four very More
Nov 7, 2019
Science Foundation Ireland recognises Dr Orla O’Sullivan
Dr Orla O’Sullivan, Funded Investigator at APC Microbiome Ireland and Vistamilk SFI Research Centres has been awarded the SFI Early Career Researcher of the Year Award 2019, an award which recognises outstanding early career research ta More
Nov 5, 2019
Pregnancy and Wellness Event
On National Stress Awareness Day, Wednesday 6th November, an event is being held in Cork especially for pregnant women. The Pregnancy and Wellness event, organised by APC Microbiome Ireland SFI Research Centre at University College Cork and funded by the Health Rese More
Oct 4, 2019
Bifidobacteria promote healing
Aspirin is one of the oldest drugs, widely used for pain relief, suppression of inflammation and prevention of heart disease and stroke. However, well known to many patients is a troublesome side effect of intestinal damage and ulcers.
A remarkable first-of More
Sep 30, 2019
World leading sleep expert to give public lecture at UCC
Our biological clock schedules our sleep, mood, strength and blood pressure, and on 3rd October one of the world leaders in the area of circadian rhythms and sleep will deliver a public lecture at UCC.
Prof. Foster, whose TED Talk “W More
Sep 16, 2019
ARTE Documentary features John Cryan
APC Principal Investigator Prof. John Cryan features in a new documentary from ARTE which asks what should we eat to make sure our brain develops properly and stays healthy.
Do carrots make you friendly and fish makes you intelligent? Popular wisdom h More
Sep 2, 2019
APC researcher awarded Global Grant for Gut Health
APC Microbiome Ireland's Dr Niall Hyland has been awarded a €100,000 Global Grant for Gut Health by Nature Research and Yakult to advance insight into how gut bacteria affect medications for depression and anxiety. One of two awardees, Ni More
Aug 12, 2019
APC partners with the Glucksman for Circadian Rhythms Exhibition
All life on earth operates to a daily 24-hour cycle – through rhythmic patterns of activity that are known as Circadian Rhythms. Our c More
Jun 27, 2019
Game of Microbes Winter is Coming!
Scientists from APC Microbiome Ireland in UCC are calling for action against the global threat of antibiotic resistance on World Microbiome Day (June 27).
Antibiotics have been the weapon of choice for treating bacterial infections for the last 80 years. Co More
Jun 26, 2019
Prof Paul Ross appointed as new Director of APC Microbiome Ireland
APC Microbiome Ireland is delighted to announce the appointment of Professor Paul Ross as Director, following an extensive international search process by University College Cork.
“Microbiome science is now transforming mos More