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A stamp of approval

Sep 6, 2018
APC Microbiome Ireland research celebrated in Irish Scientific Discoveries Collector Stamps  [caption id="attachment_7535" align="alignnone" width="865"] Photo (left to right): Fergus Collins, Professor Paul Ross, Professor Colin Hill APC Microbiome Ireland, UCC[/caption] Scientific discoveries More

Spinning the Microbiome?  

Aug 16, 2018
Entrepreneur with Commercial Experience Sought Do you want to play a key role in the next microbiome-related spin-out from APC Microbiome Ireland? APC Microbiome Ireland is seeking an individual with a commercial background to lead the development of a new venture in the field of high-end m More

Eat high fibre foods to reduce effects of stress on gut and behaviour

Aug 1, 2018
  Microbial metabolites reduce some effects of stress   [caption id="attachment_7475" align="alignnone" width="960"] Profs Ted Dinan and John Cryan Photo Claire Keogh[/caption] Eating high fibre foods may reduce the effects of stress on our gut and behaviour, according to new APC Microbi More

Serotonin on the Wild Atlantic Way

Jul 19, 2018
UCC hosts International Society for Serotonin Research Conference [caption id="attachment_7461" align="alignnone" width="1024"] International Society for Serotonin Research Conference - “Serotonin on the Wild Atlantic Way”hosted in University College Cork, July 2018. Group shot of delegates inc More

Mind our Microbes

Jul 11, 2018
World Microbiome Day 2018 The first ever World Microbiome Day (Wednesday June 27th, 2018) captured the imaginations of scientists and the public right across the globe. World Microbiome Day was developed by  APC Microbiome Ireland to encourage public dialogue on the critical importance of mic More

Congratulations

Jul 10, 2018
Summer 2018 APC PhD and MSc Graduates [caption id="attachment_7438" align="alignnone" width="836"] APC PhD and MSc Microbiology graduates 2018 (left to right) Hugh Harris, Ali Lynch, Kieran James, Tom O'Callaghan, Ciaran O'Brien and Claire Watkins[/caption] Many congratulation to APC postgraduat More

Social Microbes

RNA splicing activated by social interaction in microbiome-deficient mice Microbes  influence the activity of our brain and our behaviour. In fact, the microbiome has been shown to affect social behaviour right across the animal kingdom.  Germ-free mice, which grow up in a sterile environment More

Fulbright Award Scholarships Announced

Jun 12, 2018
APC  postgraduate students to travel to Purdue and Harvard Universities [caption id="attachment_7341" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Fulbright 2018 UCC Awardees Shane O'Donnell (back left) Elaine Enright (back, second from left) Picture Conor McCabe Photography.[/caption] Elaine Enright and Sh More

Nominate your Microbiome Hero

Jun 11, 2018
Raise awareness to help Mind our Microbes   Do you know of individuals or organisations whose activities help to ‘Mind our Microbes’? As part of the inaugural World Microbiome Day  on June 27th 2018, we are calling on members of the public to nominate people, or groups, for a ‘Mi More

Microbes Mediate Benefits of Oily Fish

May 31, 2018
Eating oily fish may help mothers have babies with healthy weight and healthy guts [caption id="attachment_7280" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] Dr Ruairi Robertson, APC Microbiome Ireland & Teagasc[/caption] A new study from  APC Microbiome Ireland researchers, together with collaborator More
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