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APC webinar for World IBD Day 2021

May 17, 2021
APC public engagement webinar Breaks the Silence around living with IBD on May 19th Wednesday 19 May 2021 from 7-8 pm. Register for free: https://bit.ly/2QgpAVN On 19 May 2021, APC Microbiome Ireland will join with people across the world in celebrating World IBD Day to shine a light on I More

Long COVID linked with Immune Response Signature

Apr 28, 2021
Long COVID linked with Immune Response Signature in Early Research Finding at APC Microbiome Ireland APC Microbiome Ireland, a SFI Research Centre in UCC has completed the first study to show that patients with Long COVID have significant and demonstrable disturbances in immune signalling networks, More

YouTube Premiere: UCC Stomping Out Loud

Mar 22, 2021
New video created to highlight the impact of music on brain and mental health has UCC Stomping Out loud!  Dr. Eva McMullan, lecturer at UCC’s Department of Music has created a video featuring APC Microbiome Ireland researchers, the UCC Choir, body percussion composed by Luke Cresswell and Stev More

RIP Todd Klaenhammer (1951-2021)

RIP Todd Klaenhammer (1951-2021)   A Tribute to Todd Klaenhammer (1951-2021) by Colin Hill ‘A PhD student walks into a bar …..’. Like many an Irish tale that was the start of my story with Todd Klaenhammer. Todd was a rising star in the field of genetics of lactic acid bacteria (LAB) More

International Women’s Day

Mar 8, 2021
International Women's Day 2021 APC Microbiome Ireland is proud to celebrate International Women's Day 2021. We have been inundated with enthusiasm and participation from across the entire APC family. Have a look below and be inspired by some of quotes and audiograms that have been created to ce More

BBC – Made of Stronger Stuff

Feb 26, 2021
John Cryan contributes to the BBC - Made of Stronger Stuff episode "The Appendix"   Our bodies reflect change in the world around us. Psychologist Kimberley Wilson and Dr Xand van Tulleken take a journey around the human body - one body part at a time - asking, how much control do we have More

The microbial world at the touch of a button

Feb 19, 2021
The microbial world at the touch of a button: Handheld DNA sequencers show promise for monitoring microbes during food production Handheld devices are well suited to environmental monitoring during food production, and have key advantages in ease of use and in identifying a broad variety of b More

APC Shortlisted for SFI Food Challenge

Feb 15, 2021
Minister Harris announces 15 teams set to compete for SFI Future Innovator Prizes of €2 million Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science, Simon Harris, TD, today announced the 15 teams that have been shortlisted as part of the SFI Future Innovator Prize. More