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Gut Scrum

Apr 3, 2017
gutscrumrugmymicrobiomepaulcotterorlaosullivanwileybarton2017img_0163w The Rugby Microbiome Team By Wiley Barton, APC PhD student   APC scientists have taken our research on the microbiome of professional rugby players to a whole new league.   Together with collaborators at Imperial College London, we have shown that the gut microbiome of pro More

Bacteria and phages

Mar 27, 2017
paulinescanlancn2_3851web Endless cycles of evolution? What drives bacterial strain diversity in the gut? Although there are a number of possible explanations, a recent opinion piece published in TRENDs in Microbiology by Dr Pauline Scanlan, a Royal Society – Science Foundation Ireland Research Fellow at the APC Micr More

Oatmeal, healthy bugs and a happy heart

Mar 14, 2017

“Oatmeal; healthy bugs and a happy heart “ according to research published today by scientists at the Science Foundation Ireland-funded APC Microbiome Institute in Cork.
Pictured are (left to right):

Prof Noel Caplice, Professor of Cardiovascular Science, Director of the Centre for Research in Vascular Biology and investigator APC Microbiome Institute, UCC, Prof Catherine Stanton, leader of the research, APC Microbiome Institute and Teagasc Food Research Centre, Moorepark, Co. Cork, and Dr Paul Ryan, APC Microbiome Institute, UCC.

Picture: Cathal Noonan Oatmeal, healthy bugs and a happy heart by Paul Ryan, previous APC PhD student, now studying medicine APC Microbiome Institute scientists have confirmed that gut microbes play a role in heart health.  We also demonstrated that we should consume porridge regularly to get the benefits of oat More

APC Scientists on TV and Radio

Mar 2, 2017
andrewallendrtv APC scientists featured on DR Danish Broadcasting Corporation and BBC health programmes John Cryan, Karen Scott and Andrew Allen featured in a Danish science television programme 'Sundhedsmagasinet' which was broadcast in Denmark on the 10th January 2017 The Sundhedsmagasinet team Peter Qvor More

A rewarding experience at the APC

roberta_pic A rewarding experience at the APC By Roberta Prete, Visiting PhD student from the University of Teramo, Italy I had the great pleasure to work with Dr. Susan Joyce and Dr. Cormac Gahan at the APC for almost 9 months where I contributed to research on Bile Salt Hydrolase and learned many new More

APC Scientist visits China

catherinestantonchina APC Research Presented to Chinese Food Companies Professor Catherine Stanton from the APC Microbiome Institute and Teagasc participated in a  recent series of seminars on Ireland’s Dairy Nutrition and Infant Formula Manufacturing (IFM), R&D and Investment, which was hosted by Enterpri More

New Research Projects Funded

paulcotteraidancoffey New Research Projects Funded Dr Paul Cotter, APC Funded Investigator based at Teagasc,  has been awarded €603,909 by the Irish Government Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine (DAFM)  for a research project “Generation of Functional Foods to promote the growth of newly identified More

The Board Games of Science

tabletop-apc-article Science Board Games Suggestions By Emer Kelly, APC PhD student and co-founder of tabletopCork Playing board games has many documented benefits, such as promoting socialisation for Alzheimer’s sufferers, a reduction in depression in persons suffering from dementia, engaging children with au More

Excellence of APC Faculty Recognised

professorsac-rs-jom-labnewsletter New Professorships at Cork Institute of Technology Three members of APC Faculty who are members of the Department of Biological Sciences at the Cork Institute of Technology were recently designated Professors.  In all 13 Institute staff members were deemed worthy of the title Professor by the More

The Ageing Brain and the Microbiome

suntory-japan-visit-3 APC and Suntory Wellness Scientists Reconsider Metchnikoff by Dr Karen Scott, Postdoctoral Scientist, Brain-Gut-Microbiota Axis, APC Microbiome Institute Over one hundred years ago, Elie Metchnikoff, a Russian scientist and Nobel laureate working at the Pasteur Institute in Paris, hypothesis More
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