Summertime and APC labs are where you should be!

Mar 8, 2019
APC Summer Studentships Announced Are you a third year undergraduate student of science, engineering or medicine who wants to gain valuable lab experience in a world-leading research centre? APC Microbiome Ireland ( is a Science Foundation Ireland Research Centre at Univer More

Stress and how to reduce during Pregnancy  

Mar 4, 2019
Is a child's mental health linked to stress during pregnancy?   Research funded by the Health Research Board at APC Microbiome Ireland in University College Cork aims to better understand maternal stress and the role played by gut microbes during pregnancy and is the topic of a public More

MASTER project receives €11 million in funding

Jan 17, 2019
Microbiome Applications for Sustainable food Systems through Technologies and EnteRprise The MASTER project is a Horizon 2020 Innovation Action being coordinated by Dr Paul Cotter at Teagasc, which has received EU funding of nearly €11 Million. This ambitious research project will be achieved More

15 years of exploring our gut

Jan 10, 2019
  [3d-flip-book mode="thumbnail-lightbox" urlparam="fb3d-page" id="7983" title="true" lightbox="light" thumbnail=""] Click to open and read Research indicates that the vast ecosystem of organisms that lives in our digesti More

NEAR Award for Ted Dinan

Dec 13, 2018
Ted Dinan receives ACNP award for most influential review article The American College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ACNP) has named Ted Dinan as the winner of the 2018 Neuropsychopharmacology Editors Award for Reviews (also known as the NEAR). The award is intended to recognize and honor the top More

Spilling the Guts on Performance

Nov 6, 2018
 "Gut Health, Fitness and Performance" APC Public Forum You don’t put diesel into a petrol engine. So whatever sport you enjoy, it is important to understand the science of nutrition to optimise your body’s performance and health. APC Microbiome Ireland, is hosting a public forum “Gu More

Microbe Mom

Oct 23, 2018
Finding the optimal probiotics for pregnant women & healthier babies Pictured: Dr Sally Cudmore, APC Microbiome Ireland, UCC; Mr Michael Creed, Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine and Dr Paul Cotter, Teagasc, APC Microbiome Ireland. Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine More

Excellence of APC Staff Recognised

Oct 18, 2018
UCC Staff Research Awards for APC Pictured (left to right) Dr Pauline Scanlan, Prof Fergus Shanahan and Ms Mary Hough Many congratulations to APC's Prof Fergus Shanahan, Dr Pauline Scanlan and Ms Mary Hough on their recent UCC Research Awards.  The UCC Research Awards Programme recognise t More