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APC to host Microbiome-based Foods for Health Workshop in Brussels

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

APC-SFI-AbbVie Research Collaboration Announced

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

APC features in “10 Things to Know About”

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

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
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