APC Win at UCC Invention of the Year Award

Nov 23, 2017
A Probiotic with antimicrobial activity against C.difficile An APC invention won the Teagasc Category Award  at the UCC Invention of the Year Awards (for 2016 inventions). The invention was 'Lactobacillus gasseri, a human gut isolate for the treatment of Clostridium difficile infections '. More

Look up to the brightest stars

 Four APC Researchers feature in 2017 World’s most Highly Cited List   [caption id="attachment_5704" align="alignnone" width="1353"] Pictured (left to right): Elke Arendt, John Cryan, Catherine Stanton and Paul Ross[/caption] Four APC Microbiome Ireland Principal Investigators feature More

Solving the Challenge of Antibiotic Resistance

Nov 16, 2017
How is antibiotic resistance influenced by the food supply chain? Dr Marcus Claesson at APC Microbiome Institute and Dr Peadar Lawlor at Teagasc are part of a new EU-funded project (ExcludeMRSA) on preventing transmission of MRSA to humans through competitive exclusion. This project will use More

APC Public Forum

Nov 3, 2017
Sport, Nutrition and the Microbiome Exercise and healthy eating are the most powerful ways in which we can influence our health.  If you are an aspiring sports person, are involved in training/coaching sports people or you would just like to learn a bit more about how to combine food and exer More

APC Microbiome Institute embraces Native Scientist

Oct 12, 2017
Promoting diversity in STEM through Portuguese Even though immigration is relatively new in Ireland, 10% of the students in Irish primary schools are immigrants. Having to manage culturally diverse classes is therefore a new challenge for Irish schools.   To avoid social exclusion and underac More

First Irish President of European Behavioural Pharmacology Society

Sep 5, 2017
Prof. John Cryan, First Irish President of European Behavioural Pharmacology Society Professor John Cryan, Head of Dept. Anatomy & Neuroscience and Principal Investigator in the APC Microbiome Institute has been selected to be the new President of European Behavioural Pharmacology Society ( More

Distinguished Scientist Prize

Aug 29, 2017
John Cryan Awarded Tom Connor Distinguished Investigator Award Professor John Cryan, Head of Dept. Anatomy & Neuroscience, University College Cork and Principal Investigator in the APC Microbiome Institute was awarded the “Tom Connor Distinguished Investigator Award” from Neuroscience I More

Thinking small

Aug 25, 2017
APC Microbiome Institute Scientists Show Surprising New Impact of Gut Bacteria on Gene Expression in the Brain Small things can sometimes make a big difference and this may be doubly true considering the crosstalk between the microbes in our gut (microbiome) and the brain. The extent, and the m More

NeuroGASTRO 2017

Aug 21, 2017
APC Microbiome Institute hosts a Festival of Neurogastroenterology This week sees the APC Microbiome Institute host a festival of neurogastroenterology in University College Cork, culminating with NeuroGASTRO 2017 (August 24-26th;, the flagship conference of the More

Mind your Microbes

Jul 28, 2017
New App from APC by Marc McCarthy, APC Research Support Officer [video_lightbox_vimeo5 video_id="222488656" width="640" height="480" anchor=""] I am proud to announce that Mind Your Microbes (APC’s newest iPad App) has been releas More