Oct 7, 2014
UCC researchers investigate why some can resist stress
Why on the rollercoaster of life are some people more resilient to the negative effects of stress than others?
Now UCC neuroscientists show that certain receptors in the brain play an important role in determining how we respond to different More
APC's Roy Sleator receives Teaching Hero Award
Dr Roy Sleator of the Department of Biological Sciences, CIT and the APC was among fifty-three Teaching Heroes from twenty seven higher education institutions throughout Ireland were recognised last week at a special awards ceremony in Dublin Castle.
Oct 6, 2014
Congratulations to APC's Sally Cudmore & Pat Casey on their UCC Staff Awards
Congratulations to the APC winners at the UCC 2014 Staff Awards. UCC marked the achievements of staff and students at its annual awards ceremony recently. APC's General Manager, Dr Sally Cudmore deservedly received a L More
Sep 24, 2014
A Gut Feeling About Pain: APC Scientists Uncover Long-lasting Consequences of Early-life Antibiotic Use
APC scientists show that disturbance of gut bacteria in early-life with antibiotics may exert long-term consequences on pain pathways. Their research is being published in the September 26th I More
Aug 26, 2014
Allergies: Modern Life and Me - BBC Horizon programme tells us how to mind our microbes so they will mind us!
"Allergies: Modern Life and Me" is the subject of tomorrow night's BBC Horizon programme.
The programme features immunologist Professor Graham Rook and APC Director, Professor Fe More
Jul 16, 2014
Summertime, and the Learning is Easy.......
Keep your kids learning all summer with APC's new free Living Gut App for iPad and Alimentary Assault 3D for Android.
Exploring the depths of our gastrointestinal tracts, kids (of any and all ages) will learn all about the organs of our digestive tract More
Jun 10, 2014
The Irish Rugby Team Has Exceptional Guts - Excerise and Diet impact on gut microbial diversity
The gut microbiota of athletes is more diverse than that of controls
This diversity is linked to exercise and protein consumption in athletes
Athletes have lower inflammatory and improved meta More
May 9, 2014
APC associated researchers identify new bacterial species
At the opening of the CREATE building on June 6th, Minister Sherlock announced the discovery of a new bacterial species by members of the CREATE team. Campylobacter corcagiensis (the Corkonian! in honour of its home town) was isolated from More
May 7, 2014
Apply for a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellowship @ APC
The APC and its Principal Investigators wish to develop high-quality research proposals with postdoctoral researchers within and outside of Europe in a number of key thematic areas.
If you are interested in pursuing a Marie Skłodowska-Curie In More
May 6, 2014
APC researchers further understanding of how gut bacteria regulate weight gain
APC Researchers have discovered how gut bacteria communicate with their host to specifically regulate weight gain and serum cholesterol levels. The research, funded by Science Foundation Ireland, has implications for t More