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Listen to APEX Fellow Dr Carina Carbia speak about the effects of alcohol and binge drinking on the gut microbiota.



Listen to some of our APEX post docs talking about their experience on the programme. 



  • Shriram Patel, Abel A. Vlasblom, Koen M. Verstappen, Aldert L. Zomer, Ad C. Fluit, Malbert R. C. Rogers, Jaap A. Wagenaar, Marcus J. Claesson, Birgitta Duim.  Differential Analysis of Longitudinal Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Colonization in Relation to Microbial Shifts in the Nasal Microbiome of Neonatal Piglets. American Society of Microbiology (ASM) Journals 2021 10.1128/msystems.00152-21
  • Rubén García‐Cabrerizo, Carina Carbia, Kenneth J. O´Riordan, Harriet Schellekens, John F. Cryan. Microbiota‐gut‐brain axis as a regulator of reward processes.
  • Mariana Pérez-Ibarreche, Des Field, R. Paul Ross, Colin Hill. A Bioengineered Nisin Derivative to Control Biofilms of Streptococcus uberisdoi:10.1128/aem.00391-21
  • Fernández de Ullivarri M., S. Arbulu, E. Garcia-Gutierrez, P. D. Cotter (2020).  Antifungal peptides as therapeutic agents. Frontiers Cellular and Infection Microbiology, 10:105. doi: 10.3389/fcimb.2020.00105.
  • Book chapter: Arbulu S., B. Gomez-sala, E. Garcia-Gutierrez, P. D. Cotter. Food bioprotection.
  • Codagnone, M.G., Stanton, C., O’Mahony, S.M., Dinan, T.G. and Cryan, J.F., 2019. Microbiota and Neurodevelopmental Trajectories: Role of Maternal and Early-Life Nutrition. Annals of Nutrition and Metabolism, 74(2), pp.16-27.
  • Cryan JF, O’Riordan KJ, Cowan CS, Sandhu KV, Bastiaanssen TF, Boehme M, Codagnone MG, Cussotto S, Fulling C, Golubeva AV, Guzzetta KE, Jaggar M, Long-Smith CM, Lyte JM, Martin JA, Molinero-Perez A, Moloney G, Morelli E, Morillas E, O’Connor R, Pereira J, Peterson VL, Rea K, Ritz NL, Sherwin E, Spichak S, Teichman EM, van de Wouw M, Ventura-Silva AP, Wallace-Fitzsimons SE, Hyland N, Clarke G, Dinan TG. The Microbiota-Gut-Brain Axis. Physiol Rev. In press (August 2019)
  • Review article published in Gut Microbes journal.  Mondal SI, Draper L, Ross P, Hill C. Bacteriophage endolysins as a potential weapon to combat Clostridioides difficile infection. Gut Microbes. doi:10.1080/19490976.2020.1813533
  • Shakhinur Islam Mondal, Arzuba Akter, Lorraine A. Draper, R. Paul Ross, Colin Hill. Characterization of an Endolysin Targeting Clostridioides difficile That Affects Spore Outgrowth


Dr Namrata Iyer APEX postdoc with tells us about her research searching for new anti-inflammatory compounds on #WorldMicrobiomeDay

Video was shared on social media on June 27, 2020


Video for Cork Discovers part of European Researcher’s night titled “Cows, Candy and Other Curiosities” with APEX Fellow Dr. Namrata Iyer


Dr Namrata Iyer- microbiology expert on podcast “Probiotics: Scam or Superfood?” by ScienceVs


APEX fellow: Dr Miguel De Ullivarri talks about his research on killer peptide as a solution for candiasis for WorldMicrobiomeDay


Some of the APEX Fellows in Game of Microbes


APEX Fellow Dr Mariana Perez Ibarreche from Argentina tells us about her research on new antimicrobials addressing the global challenge of AntibioticResistance


APEX Fellow Dr. Namrata Iyer Featured on the Girlup Singapore Instagram account as a scientist


APEX Fellow Dr Shakhinur Mondial from Bangladesh is addressing the global challenge of AntibioticResistance in his research on endolysins (Bangla; subtitles in English) for WorldMicrobiomeDay


APEX Fellow Dr Fabiana Hoffmann Sarda presenting at Famelab Cork, 27th February 2019, Triskel Christchurch – Triskel Arts Center, Cork


Pint of Science Cork in May 22nd, 2019, APEX Fellow Dr Fabiana Hoffmann Sarda talks to the public about Breastmilk sugars and the microbiome.


Science is Wonderful. European Commission event 25, 26 September 2019  Brussels, Belgium

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