Dec 21, 2015
APC to host Microbiome-based Foods for Health and Sustainability Workshop
The APC Microbiome Institute will host a workshop in Brussels entitled ‘Microbiome-based Foods for Health and Sustainability’ on 23rd February 2016 at the Thon Hotel EU.
We propose that the next generation of fu More
Nov 22, 2015
AbbVie and SFI invest €7.5 million in new APC Microbiome Institute research collaboration in Crohn's disease
21st November 2015
The APC Microbiome Institute is delighted to announce a €7.5m investment by Science Foundation Ireland and AbbVie for a five-year research collaboration More
Nov 16, 2015
APC features in "10 Things to Know About"
APC's John Cryan, Ted Dinan and Catherine Stanton all feature in tonight's "Guts" episode of the TV series "10 Things to Know About" on RTE 1 tonight at 8.30pm
A healthy gut is essential for our mental as well as our physical health. J More
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
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
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
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
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
Can the microbes in our gut affect how our brain is wired? Research led by Dr. Olivia O’Leary, an APC Faculty member and Lecturer in the Dept. of Anatomy & Neuroscience, has now shown that the process of how new brain cells are born and survive in the hippocampus, a key brain area known for More
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