May 16, 2019
APC Scientists target gut microbes to reverse the effects of ageing in middle age
Middle age is a time of life where various physiological changes occur and can lead to alterations of brain function, including cognitive impairments. However, the mechanisms underpinning such changes are unclear More
May 9, 2019
Ministers Humphreys and Halligan announce €230 million funding of six world-leading SFI Research Centres
Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Heather Humphreys TD, and Minister of State for Training, Skills, Innovation, Research and Development, John Halligan TD, announced an inv More
Apr 11, 2019
APC Community Enhances Wellbeing
Friday 12th April is National Workplace Wellbeing Day, and the APC Wellbeing Committee is encouraging the whole APC community to get involved!
Planned APC activities include:
Random Acts of Kindness, where colleagues can take a treat from the “ More
Perinatal factors affect the gut microbiota up to four years after birth
APC Microbiome Ireland researchers have shown the existence of a ‘Microbiome Memory’, proving the importance of early life events on later life microbiota.
Prof. Catherine Stanton and her lab have worked extensively in More
Mar 20, 2019
APC Microbiome Ireland and PepsiCo announce new collaboration
APC Microbiome Ireland is delighted to announce a new collaboration with PepsiCo, relating to foods with functional benefits. The announcement was made at the SFI Food Innovation Roundtable in Washington last week where represe More
Japanese bathing tradition contributes to sharing of gut microbes amongst family members
New research showing that the Japanese bathing practice may promote transfer of gut microbes amongst family members had just been published by scientists at Morinaga Milk Industry Ltd in collaboration with th More
Mar 14, 2019
Tate & Lyle partner with APC Microbiome Ireland on dietary fibre research
APC Microbiome Ireland SFI Research Centre is delighted to announce a collaborative research project on the health effects of dietary fibres with Tate & Lyle PLC (Tate & Lyle), a leading global food and be More
Mar 12, 2019
Prof Eamonn Quigley and Mr Michael Mahoney awarded St Patrick's Day Science Medals
Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment, Richard Bruton T.D., presented Science Foundation Ireland’s (SFI) prestigious St. Patrick’s Day Science Medal to Prof Eamonn Quigley, Chief of More
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 (http://apc.ucc.ie) is a Science Foundation Ireland Research Centre at Univers More
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