Dec 11, 2020
Congratulations to Dr Olivia O’Leary, Senior Lecturer in the Dept of Anatomy and Neuroscience, UCC & Funded Investigator in APC Microbiome Ireland, who received the ECNP 2020 Citation Award.
This award is given by the European College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ECNP) to the lead au More
Contributed by John Leech
Our new study investigated 58 fermented foods from 8 countries and identified factors driving the microbial composition of these foods and the potential functional benefits associated with these populations.
Using the latest in DNA sequencing technology, we uncovered More
UCC and PrecisionBiotics Win at Knowledge Transfer Ireland Impact Awards
University College Cork (UCC), APC Microbiome Ireland and healthcare product developer PrecisionBiotics were named winners of the Commercialisation Impact Award. PrecisionBiotics – a UCC spin-out – was founded almost More
Dec 9, 2020
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Many congratulations to APC’s Dr Andrey Shkoporov, one of three leading academics at University College Cork to have recei More
APC Microbiome Ireland is recruiting an enthusiastic and dynamic communications specialist to join our Management team in the role of Communications and Public Relations Manager
Dec 8, 2020
Unravelling microbiome volatility and stress
“It's not stress that kills us; it is our reaction to it” are the famous words of the Hungarian physiologist Hans Selye. Indeed understanding how stress affects the body is an important endeavour in understanding and promoting resilienc More
APC and Tyndall researchers recognised for outstanding early career success
Dr Pauline Scanlan from APC Microbiome Ireland and Dr Lynette Keeney at Tyndall National Institute have been awarded prestigious Royal Society-SFI University Research Fellowships for the second time for their o More
Dec 1, 2020
World-leading academic Professor Jens Walter will lead a €3.7 million research programme at APC Microbiome Ireland (APC) through a prestigious Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) Research Professorship award announced today.
His research will investigate the impact of a modern lifestyle on the More
Nov 30, 2020
Congratulations to Dr Andrey Shkoporov who has been awarded a prestigious Wellcome Trust Research Career Development Fellowship to better understand crAssphage. These recently discovered viruses, which had never been grown in a lab until 2018 when Dr Shkoporov was able to grow them for the More
Nov 18, 2020
APC Microbiome Ireland is delighted to announce that 13 of our 19 Principal Investigators have been included in the Highly Cited Researchers 2020 list (Web of Science Group) released today. This prestigious list recognises pioneers in their field whose citation records position them in the very More