Since its establishment in 2003, APC Microbiome Ireland has become a global leader in microbiome research and has continued to demonstrate the impact of APC research on society and on the Irish economy . Some highlights of this are:
APC Microbiome Ireland partners with Kraft Heinz in developing natural cultures for food use
We are delighted to announce a new collaboration with the Kraft Heinz Company (KHC) aimed at developing new natural cultures for food fermentations.
Fermented foods are created using controlled microbial growth, facilitated by microorganisms or microbial communities, usually in the form
APC awards in SFI Frontiers for the Future Programme
Many congratulations to APC Investigators and associated faculty who have been awarded more than €2.6m via SFI Frontiers for the Future Programme
The SFI Frontiers for the Future programme comprises two funding streams:
Awards - 26 larger scale innovative, collaborative excellent
13 APC Microbiome Ireland based researchers named among highly cited global scientific pioneers
APC Microbiome Ireland is delighted to announce that 13 of our 19 Principal Investigators have been included in the Highly Cited Researchers 2020 list (Web of Science Group) released today. This prestigious list recognises pioneers in their field whose citation
Frontier gut virus research receives prestigious funding
Congratulations to Dr Andrey Shkoporov who has been awarded a prestigious Wellcome Trust Research Career Development Fellowship to better understand crAssphage. These recently discovered viruses, which had never been grown in a lab until 2018 when Dr Shkoporov was
Prof Jens Walter awarded prestigious SFI Professorship
World-leading academic Professor Jens Walter will lead a €3.7 million research programme at APC Microbiome Ireland (APC) through a prestigious Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) Research Professorship award announced today.
His research will investigate the impact of a modern lifestyle on the