New APC Collaboration announced

Mar 20, 2019
APC Microbiome Ireland and PepsiCo announce new collaboration   APC Microbiome Ireland  is delighted to announce a new collaboration with PepsiCo, relating to foods with functional benefits.  The announcement was made at the SFI Food Innovation Roundtable in Washington last week where represe More

SFI St Patrick’s Day Medals Awarded

Mar 12, 2019
Prof Eamonn Quigley and Mr Michael Mahoney awarded  St Patrick's Day Science Medals Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment, Richard Bruton T.D.,  presented Science Foundation Ireland’s (SFI) prestigious St. Patrick’s Day Science Medal to Prof Eamonn Quigley, Chief of More

Summertime and APC labs are where you should be!

Mar 8, 2019
APC Summer Studentships Announced Are you a third year undergraduate student of science, engineering or medicine who wants to gain valuable lab experience in a world-leading research centre? APC Microbiome Ireland ( is a Science Foundation Ireland Research Centre at Univer More

Stress and how to reduce during Pregnancy  

Mar 4, 2019
Is a child's mental health linked to stress during pregnancy?   Research funded by the Health Research Board at APC Microbiome Ireland in University College Cork aims to better understand maternal stress and the role played by gut microbes during pregnancy and is the topic of a public More

MASTER project receives €11 million in funding

Jan 17, 2019
Microbiome Applications for Sustainable food Systems through Technologies and EnteRprise The MASTER project is a Horizon 2020 Innovation Action being coordinated by Dr Paul Cotter at Teagasc, which has received EU funding of nearly €11 Million. This ambitious research project will be achieved More

15 years of exploring our gut

Jan 10, 2019
  [3d-flip-book mode="thumbnail-lightbox" urlparam="fb3d-page" id="7983" title="true" lightbox="light" thumbnail=""] Click to open and read Research indicates that the vast ecosystem of organisms that lives in our digesti More

NEAR Award for Ted Dinan

Dec 13, 2018
Ted Dinan receives ACNP award for most influential review article The American College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ACNP) has named Ted Dinan as the winner of the 2018 Neuropsychopharmacology Editors Award for Reviews (also known as the NEAR). The award is intended to recognize and honor the top More