Making Science Accessible

Mar 16, 2018
Science for All without Jargon [caption id="attachment_6891" align="alignnone" width="300"] Tom Sutton[/caption] Would you like to know more about how seabirds behave, how psychotropic drugs are affected by your gut bacteria, how seals interact with the fishing industry, how Irish food research More

It’s what’s inside that counts

Feb 23, 2018
AMR research captured in a winning image [caption id="attachment_6834" align="alignnone" width="300"] Kevin Egan and Prof Colin Hill, UCC School of  Microbiology & APC Microbiome Ireland[/caption] A photograph by Kevin Egan, a postgraduate student on the Peptide Protectants project,  showi More

Postgraduate Opportunities in AMR

Tackling Anti-Microbial Resistance at APC Microbiome Ireland [caption id="attachment_6820" align="alignnone" width="358"] Isolation plate for the antimicrobial Thuricin CD[/caption] Applications are now being sought for a new postgraduate programme in the area of resistance to antibiotics (antim More

Unravelling the secrets of Bifidobacteria across three generations

Feb 15, 2018
Unravelling the secrets of Bifidobacteria across three generations   New Genome Study of a Bifidobacterium subspecies by Morinaga Milk and APC Microbiome Ireland May Explain its Wide Distribution Across All Ages   Bifidobacterium longum is one of only a handful of species of gut bact More

Let Food be thy Medicine

Feb 7, 2018
APC scientists explain how food affects our mood [caption id="attachment_6714" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Ted Dinan, Professor of Psychiatry at UCC and Professor John Cryan, Chair of the Department of Anatomy and Neuroscience at  UCC;  authors of The Psychobiotic Revolution and  Principal I More

Reach your research APEX in APC Microbiome Ireland

Jan 30, 2018
New Postdoctoral Programme Launched [caption id="attachment_6637" align="alignnone" width="923"] International researchers can reach their APEX in Cork pictured at the launch of APEX ( left to right): Dr Sally Cudmore, Manager APC Microbiome Ireland; Ms Oonagh Cahalane, APC, Dr Jill Haynes, APC, Pr More

Anti-Microbial Resistance

Jan 22, 2018
Mobilising the Microbiome [caption id="attachment_6623" align="alignright" width="1024"] Prof Fergus Shanahan, Director APC Microbiome Ireland, Prof Helen Whelton, Head of College of Medicine & Health, UCC and Prof Martin Cormican, NUIG and National Clinical Lead for HCAI & AMR[/caption] More

New APC Industry Partnership Announced

Dec 4, 2017
APC Microbiome Ireland the first partner in DuPont Microbiome Venture APC Microbiome Ireland and DuPont Nutrition & Health have just announced a new research collaboration. This multiyear partnership will focus on maternal and infant microbiomes, which play a critical role in infant develop More

APC Win at UCC Invention of the Year Award

Nov 23, 2017
A Probiotic with antimicrobial activity against C.difficile An APC invention won the Teagasc Category Award  at the UCC Invention of the Year Awards (for 2016 inventions). The invention was 'Lactobacillus gasseri, a human gut isolate for the treatment of Clostridium difficile infections '. More

Look up to the brightest stars

 Four APC Researchers feature in 2017 World’s most Highly Cited List   [caption id="attachment_5704" align="alignnone" width="1353"] Pictured (left to right): Elke Arendt, John Cryan, Catherine Stanton and Paul Ross[/caption] Four APC Microbiome Ireland Principal Investigators feature More
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