France en Irelande

Apr 30, 2018
APC hosts visit of HE Stéphane Crouzat, Ambassadeur de France en Irlande French Ambassador to Ireland, HE Stéphane Crouzat, along with Dr Marc Daumas, Science Attaché in the French Embassy, visited APC Microbiome Ireland on April 26th 2018 for an introduction to the microbiome and to find ou More

Triple Success for APC

Apr 25, 2018
APC-associated Labs win three Irish Lab Awards Many congratulations to our Principal Investigators Prof. Catherine Stanton and Dr Paul Cotter whose labs were announced as winners at the 2018 Irish Lab Awards. Catherine Stanton APC Microbiome Ireland Lab at Teagasc  - Academic or Research More

Engaging with Policy Makers

Apr 9, 2018
Science Advocate James Lawless visits APC Senior management at APC Microbiome Ireland recently hosted a visit of  James Lawless TD and science advocate, and his adviser Dr Kevin Byrne, UCD. James Lawless is a Fianna Fail TD for the Kildare North constituency and is the Deputy Spokesperson o More

RCSI recognises Fergus Shanahan

John J Ryan Distinguished Lecture Award for Fergus Shanahan Professor Shanahan delivered the John J Ryan Distinguished Lecture at RCSI Research Day 2018 entitled ‘Translating Microbiome Science’. The John J Ryan Distinguished Lecture award recognizes a scientist who has made major contribut More

University of Antwerp honours John Cryan

Apr 5, 2018
Honorary Doctorate awarded to John Cryan Many congrats to Prof. John F. Cryan who has been awarded an Honorary degree in Pharmaceutical, Biomedical and Veterinary Sciences by the University of Antwerp. Prof Jean-Pierre Timmermans delivered the Laudation at the conferring ceremony. In total f More

Using Viruses to Stop Superbugs

"Fighting Fire with Fire" a Winning Talk [caption id="attachment_6955" align="alignnone" width="1024"] John Dolan, Evening Echo, Tom Sutton, Winner, School of Microbiology and APC Microbiome Ireland and Lisa Murphy, MC, School Applied Psychology, UCC.[/caption] Tom Sutton of APC Microbiome Irela More

Making Science Accessible

Mar 16, 2018
Science for All without Jargon [caption id="attachment_6891" align="alignnone" width="300"] Tom Sutton[/caption] Would you like to know more about how seabirds behave, how psychotropic drugs are affected by your gut bacteria, how seals interact with the fishing industry, how Irish food research More

It’s what’s inside that counts

Feb 23, 2018
AMR research captured in a winning image [caption id="attachment_6834" align="alignnone" width="300"] Kevin Egan and Prof Colin Hill, UCC School of  Microbiology & APC Microbiome Ireland[/caption] A photograph by Kevin Egan, a postgraduate student on the Peptide Protectants project, showing More

Postgraduate Opportunities in AMR

Tackling Anti-Microbial Resistance at APC Microbiome Ireland [caption id="attachment_6820" align="alignnone" width="358"] Isolation plate for the antimicrobial Thuricin CD[/caption] Applications are now being sought for a new postgraduate programme in the area of resistance to antibiotics (antim More

Unravelling the secrets of Bifidobacteria across three generations

Feb 15, 2018
New Genome Study of a Bifidobacterium subspecies by Morinaga Milk and APC Microbiome Ireland May Explain its Wide Distribution Across All Ages [caption id="attachment_7146" align="alignnone" width="760"] Pictured Dr Toshitaka Odamaki, Morinaga Milk and Prof Douwe van Sinderen, APC Microbiome Irelan More