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APC Celebrates Science Week 2015

Nov 10, 2015
All hands are on deck at the APC this week for Science Week Ireland (8-15 November).  Themed “Design your future”, Science Week 2.0 marks 20 years of the national event coordinated by Science Foundation Ireland that celebrates the fascinating worlds of science, technology, engineering and mathe More

Life Beyond the Lab

  Life Beyond the Lab The talents of the APC community extend far beyond the lab! Amanda Forde loves to take to the skies in her spare time. She has been flying for over 3 years, qualified with a private pilot licence about 2 years ago and regularly takes family and friends up in the a More

Funding Successes

Funding Success Elaine Enright received an Irish Research Council Studentship supervised by Cormac Gahan, Susan Joyce and Brendan Griffin , School of Pharmacy Eva McArdle has received funding to develop  a “Food is Funky – what happens to food after you swallow?” workshop for children More

Profile – Elisa Salivette

Profile: Elisa Salivette Dr. Elisa Salivette is a Marie Skłodowska-Curie fellow at the APC Microbiome Institute. Elisa graduated in Agro-Industrial Biotechnology in 2008 and in 2012 completed a PhD at the University of Verona. Her PhD (supported by Yakult Europe B.V) investigated the contr More

Recent Awards

  Recent Awards John Cryan was awarded the Elsevier Distinguished Lecturer Prize for his lecture “Microbiota-Gut Brain-Axis:From Neurodevelopment to Behaviour” at the annual meeting of the Neurobehavioral Teratology Society (NBTS) in Montreal, Canada Conor Feehily received the NUIG More

Probiotic May Help Alleviate Stress-Related Condition

Oct 19, 2015
The probiotic  Bifidobacterium longum 1714 may help reduce stress and improve memory according to a small study of healthy men presented at  Neuroscience 2015, the annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience in Chicago. The APC Microbiome Institute researchers had previously shown that t More

A genomic encyclopedia for Lactobacillus

Oct 2, 2015
A genomic encyclopedia for Lactobacillus   - comparative genomics of 213 strains expands biotechnology potential A genomic encyclopedia for Lactobacillus has been published in Nature Communications by a large international consortium led by Prof Paul O’Toole at the APC Microbiome Institute. More

Paul Ross honoured in great minds list

Paul Ross  honoured in great minds list Professor Paul Ross, Head of College of Science Engineering & Food Science at University College Cork and Principal Investigator in the APC’s Microbes to Molecules Research Spoke, has been included in the 2015 Thomson Reuters “World’s Most Infl More
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