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, showing 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
New Genome Study of a Bifidobacterium subspecies by Morinaga Milk and APC Microbiome Ireland May Explain its Wide Distribution Across All Ages [caption id="attachment_7146" align="alignnone" width="760"] Pictured Dr Toshitaka Odamaki, Morinaga Milk and Prof Douwe van Sinderen, APC Microbiome Irelan 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="alignnone" 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

John Cryan – TEDxHa’pennyBridge

Dec 20, 2017
Feed Your Microbes - Nurture Your Mind | John Cryan | TEDxHa'pennyBridge [video_lightbox_youtube video_id="vKxomLM7SVc" width="640" height="480" anchor=""] More

Build the Read

Dec 19, 2017
A Hands-On Activity for Introducing Next-Generation DNA Sequencing and Bioinformatics Next-Generation Sequencing (NGS) is the current standard for providing genomic data which is of key importance in for microbiome research and addressing issues in public health.  The APC Microbiome Institutes More

Secondment to Second Genome

Secondment to Second Genome By Nina Konstantinidou, Postdoctoral Scientist APC I am a bioinformatics post-doctoral scientist at the APC Microbiome Ireland, but am seconded to a California based company, Second Genome, to carry out multi-omics bioinformatics analysis for a study on Inflammato More

The Unsocial Gut

Dec 18, 2017
APC Scientists Uncover Novel Role for Gut Bacteria in Autism Spectrum Disorder By Dr Anna Golubeva, Postdoctoral scientist, APC Microbiome Ireland Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) are among the most prevalent neurodevelopmental disorders characterised by impaired social skills and repetitive More