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06 Dec 2023

APC scientist publishes first bioinformatics guidebook for clinicians and researchers interested in gut microbiome and brain health.

“An international team of scientists led by Dr. Thomaz Bastiaanssen, a researcher in APC Microbiome Ireland (APC), a world-leading SFI Research Centre based at University College Cork has published a two-part methodological guidebook to the analysis of the microbiome-gut-brain axis in the leading international scientific journal Nature Mental Health.    
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28 Nov 2023

APC announces winners of inaugural Entrepreneurship Bursary Awards

A core aim of APC Microbiome Ireland’s (APC) strategic Vision 2021‐2026 ‘Making a Difference through Microbiome Science’ is to foster a culture of entrepreneurship and partner with relevant stakeholders to establish new, investor‐ready spin out companies.  To support this, in 2023 APC has launched a new Entrepreneurship Bursary competition with funding awards of up to €5,000 to allow researchers to develop ideas or existing technologies/IP for a new spin‐out company through the generation of proof‐of‐concept experimental data.
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23 Nov 2023

ERC Winner Ines Thiele unlocking the future of personalised medicine with AVATAR project

Congratulations to APC Microbiome Ireland SFI Research Centre Principal Investigator Prof Ines Thiele who has been awarded a €2 million European Research Council (ERC) Consolidator Grant to spearhead the transformative project AVATAR. This award represents the 6th APC ERC success in the last five years. Prof Thiele leads the Molecular Systems Physiology Group at University of Galway.
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20 Nov 2023

APC Director Prof Paul Ross announced as SFI Researcher of the Year 2023

Monday, 20th November 2023 (Cork) – Professor Paul Ross, APC Microbiome Ireland SFI Research Centre (APC) and University College Cork (UCC) was today announced as SFI Researcher of the Year 2023 at the Research Summit, a joint Summit hosted by Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) and the Irish Research Council (IRC).  
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