Apr 11, 2019
APC Community Enhances Wellbeing
Friday 12th April is National Workplace Wellbeing Day, and the APC Wellbeing Committee is encouraging the whole APC community to get involved!
Planned APC activities include:
Random Acts of Kindness, where colleagues can take a treat from the “ More
Perinatal factors affect the gut microbiota up to four years after birth
APC Microbiome Ireland researchers have shown the existence of a ‘Microbiome Memory’, proving the importance of early life events on later life microbiota.
Prof. Catherine Stanton and her lab have worked extensively in More
Mar 20, 2019
APC Microbiome Ireland and PepsiCo announce new collaboration
APC Microbiome Ireland is delighted to announce a new collaboration with PepsiCo, relating to foods with functional benefits. The announcement was made at the SFI Food Innovation Roundtable in Washington last week where represe More
Japanese bathing tradition contributes to sharing of gut microbes amongst family members
New research showing that the Japanese bathing practice may promote transfer of gut microbes amongst family members had just been published by scientists at Morinaga Milk Industry Ltd in collaboration with th More
Mar 14, 2019
Tate & Lyle partner with APC Microbiome Ireland on dietary fibre research
APC Microbiome Ireland SFI Research Centre is delighted to announce a collaborative research project on the health effects of dietary fibres with Tate & Lyle PLC (Tate & Lyle), a leading global food and be More
Mar 12, 2019
Prof Eamonn Quigley and Mr Michael Mahoney awarded St Patrick's Day Science Medals
Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment, Richard Bruton T.D., presented Science Foundation Ireland’s (SFI) prestigious St. Patrick’s Day Science Medal to Prof Eamonn Quigley, Chief of More
Mar 8, 2019
APC Summer Studentships Announced
Are you a third year undergraduate student of science, engineering or medicine who wants to gain valuable lab experience in a world-leading research centre?
APC Microbiome Ireland (http://apc.ucc.ie) is a Science Foundation Ireland Research Centre at Univers More
Mar 4, 2019
Is a child's mental health linked to stress during pregnancy?
Research funded by the Health Research Board at APC Microbiome Ireland in University College Cork aims to better understand maternal stress and the role played by gut microbes during pregnancy and is the topic of a public More
Jan 21, 2019
Risk of Listeria monocytogenes infection may be increased by a high fat diet
APC Microbiome Ireland scientists based at University College Cork have shown for the first time that a high fat “western” diet reduces the efficiency of the immune system to fight infectious disease particularly in t More
Jan 17, 2019
Microbiome Applications for Sustainable food Systems through Technologies and EnteRprise
The MASTER project is a Horizon 2020 Innovation Action being coordinated by Dr Paul Cotter at Teagasc, which has received EU funding of nearly €11 Million. This ambitious research project will be achieved More