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Funding Successes

Nov 10, 2015
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

APC Microbiome Institute Launched

Aug 28, 2015
APC Microbiome Institute Launched 28 August 2015 The APC Microbiome Institute was formally launched as a national institute within University College Cork on 28th August 2015, in recognition of the significantly increased scale of research activities and the importance of microbes in health. More

APC announces research alliance with 4D pharma plc

Aug 7, 2015
APC announces research alliance with 4D pharma plc The APC Microbiome Institute is pleased to announce a research collaboration with 4D pharma plc to develop live biotherapeutics for Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and associated CNS Disorders. The programme, worth  €4.8 million, will support More
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