John Cryan – TEDxHa’pennyBridge

Dec 20, 2017
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Build the Read

Dec 19, 2017
A Hands-On Activity for Introducing Next-Generation DNA Sequencing and Bioinformatics Next-Generation Sequencing (NGS) is the current standard for providing genomic data which is of key importance in for microbiome research and addressing issues in public health.  The APC Microbiome Institutes More

Secondment to Second Genome

Secondment to Second Genome By Nina Konstantinidou, Postdoctoral Scientist APC I am a bioinformatics post-doctoral scientist at the APC Microbiome Ireland, but am seconded to a California based company, Second Genome, to carry out multi-omics bioinformatics analysis for a study on Inflammato More

The Unsocial Gut

Dec 18, 2017
APC Scientists Uncover Novel Role for Gut Bacteria in Autism Spectrum Disorder By Dr Anna Golubeva, Postdoctoral scientist, APC Microbiome Ireland Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) are among the most prevalent neurodevelopmental disorders characterised by impaired social skills and repetitive More

Cork Science Festival 2017

Cork Science Festival 2017 [caption id="attachment_6023" align="alignnone" width="897"] Pictured (left to right): Eimear Ferguson, Marc McCarthy and Catherine Buckley[/caption] Cork Science Festival took place in November and once again proved to be a great success.   Over the course of 10 day More

Food for Thought at The Cornstore

Food for Thought at The Cornstore [caption id="attachment_6015" align="alignnone" width="1005"] Pictured (left to right) Patrick O'Shea, President, UCC, Susan Joyce, APC Microbiome Ireland, Fergal Dennehy, Deputy Lord Mayor, John Cryan, APC Microbiome Ireland, Sally Cudmore, APC Microbiome Ireland, More

APC Public Forum on Sport, Nutrition and the Microbiome  

APC Public Forum on Sport, Nutrition and the Microbiome [caption id="attachment_6218" align="alignnone" width="1022"] Pictured (left to right): Shane O'Donnell, Mary O'Connell-Motherway, Grainne Dwyer, Paul Cotter, Eimear Scally and Mark O'DOnovan[/caption] Exercise and healthy eating are the mo More

Experiencing Labwork

My internship at APC Microbiome Institute By Lydia Iglesias Sánchez, Salamanca, Spain.   It has been a great pleasure to experience what it is like to work in a research institute like the APC Microbiome Institute. I was awarded a fellowship to promote, support and inspire the talent of More

A little about my time as an APC Summer Student

A little about my time as an APC Summer Student by James Harte, Biomedical Science Undergraduate Student, UCC The APC Summer Studentship was absolutely everything I hoped it would be, and so much more: the studentship proved to be intellectually challenging, but also profoundly inspiring. It More

Silver for UCC team at International Synthetic Biology Competition

Moonshine scores silver at iGEM2017 UCC’s “MoonShine” team scored silver at the prestigious iGEM (international Genetically Engineered Machine) Jamboree held recently in Boston. More than 310 teams from universities in 44 countries across the world took part in the competition which is he More