Aug 16, 2018
Entrepreneur with Commercial Experience Sought
Do you want to play a key role in the next microbiome-related spin-out from APC Microbiome Ireland?
APC Microbiome Ireland is seeking an individual with a commercial background to lead the development of a new venture in the field of high-end m More
Aug 1, 2018
Microbial metabolites reduce some effects of stress
Eating high fibre foods may reduce the effects of stress on our gut and behaviour, according to new APC Microbiome Ireland research published in The Journal of Physiology.
Stress is a significant health concern and can cause maj More
Jul 19, 2018
UCC hosts International Society for Serotonin Research Conference
International Society for Serotonin Research Conference - “Serotonin on the Wild Atlantic Way”hosted in University College Cork, July 2018. Group shot of delegates including UCC President, Professor Patrick O Shea. Photo By T More
Jul 11, 2018
World Microbiome Day 2018
The first ever World Microbiome Day (Wednesday June 27th, 2018) captured the imaginations of scientists and the public right across the globe.
World Microbiome Day was developed by APC Microbiome Ireland to encourage public dialogue on the critical importance of mic More
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
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
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
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
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
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