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Congratulations

Jul 10, 2018
Summer 2018 APC PhD and MSc Graduates APC PhD and MSc Microbiology graduates 2018 (left to right) Hugh Harris, Ali Lynch, Kieran James, Tom O'Callaghan, Ciaran O'Brien and Claire Watkins Many congratulation to APC postgraduates who were conferred with their PhDs and MScs in Microbiology at t More

Social Microbes

RNA splicing activated by social interaction in microbiome-deficient mice Microbes  influence the activity of our brain and our behaviour. In fact, the microbiome has been shown to affect social behaviour right across the animal kingdom.  Germ-free mice, which grow up in a sterile environment More

Fulbright Award Scholarships Announced

Jun 12, 2018
APC  postgraduate students to travel to Purdue and Harvard Universities Fulbright 2018 UCC Awardees Shane O'Donnell (back left) Elaine Enright (back, second from left) Picture Conor McCabe Photography. Elaine Enright and Shane O'Donnell, postgraduate students at the SFI Research Centre APC More

Nominate your Microbiome Hero

Jun 11, 2018
Raise awareness to help Mind our Microbes   Do you know of individuals or organisations whose activities help to ‘Mind our Microbes’? As part of the inaugural World Microbiome Day  on June 27th 2018, we are calling on members of the public to nominate people, or groups, for a ‘Mi More

Microbes Mediate Benefits of Oily Fish

May 31, 2018
Eating oily fish may help mothers have babies with healthy weight and healthy guts A new study from  APC Microbiome Ireland researchers, together with collaborators at Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard University, has found that mothers who eat healthy fats from oily fish may help their c More

World Microbiome Day

May 24, 2018
Mind our microbes to protect global health World Microbiome Day  will be celebrated for the first time globally on Wednesday June 27th 2018. World Microbiome Day, which has been developed by APC Microbiome Ireland,  aims to showcase the vibrant and diverse worlds of microbiomes, and to enco More

Women of APC

May 11, 2018
International Women's Day 2018 Female APC researchers  speak about what inspires them in these great videos created by Eimear Ferguson for International Women's Day 2018. Watch the videos on our Facebook page  More

In the Media

APC Scientists on Radio and TV Pictured (left to right): Prof Paul O'Toole, Dr Susan Joyce, Dr Ger Clarke, Prof Ted Dinan & Prof John Cryan, APC Microbiome Ireland, University College Cork APC researchers Prof. Paul O’Toole, Dr Susan Joyce, Prof. Ted Dinan and Prof. John Cryan all More

Recent Funding Announcement

May 10, 2018
Improving Treatment Outcomes for Ulcerative Colitis in Children Dr Marcus Claesson has been awarded €504,000 for improving prediction of treatment outcomes of ulcerative colitis in children. Marcus was the only awardee from UCC and APC Microbiome Ireland, included in the announcement by John More

Biologen Op Stap

May 9, 2018
Radboud University Biologists Visit APC by Marcel van de Wouw, PhD student A group of eager undergraduate biology students from the Radboud University in Nijmegen, the Netherlands, recently visited APC Microbiome Ireland to learn more about the science we perform here. A busy itinerary was o More
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