RCSI recognises Fergus Shanahan

Apr 9, 2018
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

Let Food be thy Medicine

Feb 7, 2018
APC scientists explain how food affects our mood [caption id="attachment_6714" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Ted Dinan, Professor of Psychiatry at UCC and Professor John Cryan, Chair of the Department of Anatomy and Neuroscience at  UCC;  authors of The Psychobiotic Revolution and  Principal I More

Reach your research APEX in APC Microbiome Ireland

Jan 30, 2018
New Postdoctoral Programme Launched [caption id="attachment_6637" align="alignnone" width="923"] International researchers can reach their APEX in Cork pictured at the launch of APEX ( left to right): Dr Sally Cudmore, Manager APC Microbiome Ireland; Ms Oonagh Cahalane, APC, Dr Jill Haynes, APC, Pr More

Anti-Microbial Resistance

Jan 22, 2018
Mobilising the Microbiome [caption id="attachment_6623" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Prof Fergus Shanahan, Director APC Microbiome Ireland, Prof Helen Whelton, Head of College of Medicine & Health, UCC and Prof Martin Cormican, NUIG and National Clinical Lead for HCAI & AMR[/caption] More