This was interrupted by the opportunity to start a PhD for Dr. Douwe van Sinderen at the Microbiology Department at University College Cork.The main part of the PhD project was dedicated to sequence, assemble and analyse a commensal Lactobacillus strain, where the major outcome was the discovery of a mega-plasmid, with a size never seen in any other lactic acid bacteria. Prof. P. Ross currently stands on National (Food Safety Authority of Ireland) and International (EFSA) committees dealing with GMOs and novel foods. Jump to. This was followed by a longer postdoctoral position in Dr. Paul O’Toole’s lab in the Microbiology Department, where Marcus is now focusing on the bioinformatics involved in the ELDERMET metagenomics project, aiming to sequence the gut-bacteria of hundreds of elderly Irish citizens. Our tradition of independent thinking will prepare you for the world and the workplace in a vibrant, modern, green campus. name college / directorate faculty / school department / section; mrs. sally abena baafi-frimpong: registry ... department of microbiology: dr. (mrs.) dorcas obiri - yeboah: college of health and allied sciences He has published over 180 papers and numerous books on the pharmacology and neurobiology of affective disorders. Prof Fitzgerald is a member of the Alimentary Pharmabiotic Centre where he serves as Deputy Director. She has a B.Sc. Information from this directory may be outdated at a point in-time. His research interests include the comparative genomics and molecular biology of bacteriophages infecting lactic acid bacteria, in particular Lactococcus lactis, Streptococcus thermophilus and certain Lactobacillus species. Gerald Fitzgerald has published extensively in areas spanning fundamental and applied research of lactic bacteria (including probiotic bacteria). Please see our policies and important changes regarding re-opening here. ASM is the world's oldest life science organization devoted entirely to microbiologists and the science of microbiology.We have full text access to 11 of its most acclaimed publications. He is a Fellow of the Royal Colleges of Physicians and Psychiatrists and a Fellow of the American College of Physicians. Please access the database through our Library portal. Umpqua Community College aspires to be the center for quality teaching and learning, and a key partner in the well being and enrichment of our communities. Prior to that, he was a Senior Lecturer in Psychiatry at Trinity College Dublin.He has worked in research laboratories on both sides of the Atlantic and has a PhD in Pharmacology from the University of London. Once completed, Marcus worked for nine months at the campus-based biotechnology company Alimentary Health, data mining bifidobacteria for beneficial probiotic traits. ... BIO 108 - Microbiology Dowd G, Joyce S, Hill C and CGM Gahan*. Prof. Stanton is an author of over 100 peer-reviewed papers. On returning to Ireland in 2000 he worked as a Research Statistician at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI). The Department of Microbiology and Immunology is responsible of covering basic and apply aspects of medical microbiology and immunology to medical and graduate students. Department of Microbiology Moyne Institute of Preventive Medicine School of Genetics and Microbiology 2014: Eamon Culligan: UCC: PHD: Functional metagenomic analysis of the human gut microbiome to identify novel salt tolerance genes : 2013: Nease Wallace O Leary: UCC: MSc: 2013: Claire Flaherty: UCC: PHD: INVESTIGATION OF GROWTH AND STRESS … About Us Annual Reports & Minutes Board of Directors ... Staff. We have full text access to 11 of its most acclaimed publications. There, his work consisted in cultivating a representative of this lineage from elderly gut, then to sequence and analyse its genome, in collaboration with the team of Prof. Paul O’Toole. Column. She did her PhD at Bournemouth University, UK in Biochemistry, graduating in 1988. Facebook is showing information to help you better understand the purpose of a Page. He was awarded Fellowships from each of four Colleges of Physicians (Ireland, United Kingdom, Canada and the USA).After finishing his training in gastroenterology at UCLA he was appointed Assistant Professor and subsequently Associate Professor of Medicine at the UCLA Centre for Health Sciences. In 1993 he took up his appointment as Professor and Chair of the Department of Medicine, University College Cork, National University of Ireland, Cork and consultant physician/ gastroenterologist, Cork University Hospital. He is a member of the Steering Committee of the pan-European HeartCORE study to develop electronic and interactive risk prediction models that are tailored to local risk factor data and national mortality statistics. microbiology@ucc… Learn, Study and Research in UCC, Ireland's first 5 star university. Contact our Staff; Center for Economic & Workforce Development ... General education courses, sciences and humanities are completed at UCC. Sample Deadline denotes the cut-off for receipt of routine samples. We've updated our guidance based on the move to Level 5 restrictions in Jan 2021. Agriculture Fisheries and Food, Science Foundation Ireland, Enterprise Ireland, and the Irish Research Council for Science, Engineering and Technology. 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Responsible for sales and promotion of Oral Nutritional Products in the community, she developed a keen interest in the link between diet and health.Aisling joined the ELDERMET team in August 2013 as a Clinical Research Nurse, from a Care of the Elderly ward. His doctoral thesis dealt with the archaeal diversity and the contribution of microorganisms to methane cycling in freshwater lake environments. He also is a member of the Executive Management Group of the Alimentary Pharmabiotic Centre, a virtual Centre between University College Cork and Teagasc (~ 100 scientists) devoted to the study of intestinal flora and their impact on human health. Polyhydroxyalkanoates, (PHAs), are biodegradable polyesters which are synthesised intracellularly by a number of microbial species when they encounter an excess of carbon substrate, offset by an inorganic nutrient limitation. PENSION DIARY. Academic Staff. People. Past General Synods; Column. Both Boole and Brookfield BHSL Libraries have re-opened with the safety of Library users and staff as our chief guiding principle. Dr. Douwe van Sinderen is a senior lecturer in Microbiology, UCC, and has previously been involved in several FIRM projects (or its predecessor the NCFRP), such as 97/R&D/D/131 and 01/R&D/C/159, and is currently involved in 06/R&D/C/506. Moorepark Food Research Centre, Fermoy, Co. Cork. His main research interests are in antimicrobial peptides and anti-infectives, probiotics, milk bioactives bacteriocins, probiotics, gut microbiology and functional foods. She joined the R&D Centre at Diageo, St. James’ Gate, Dublin where she worked as a Research Officer for 5 years. Affiliate Institutions. Science Foundation Ireland Summit 2009. Search Dr. O’Mahony is a former Secretary of the Irish Gerontological Society and was principal organiser of the IGS 50th anniversary conference in UCC in September, 2002. Professor Douwe van Sinderen holds an MSc degree in Biochemistry and a PhD degree (1994) in Molecular Genetics (University of Groningen, The Netherlands). He is also on the Editorial Board of Applied and Environmental Microbiology. Academic Career: BSc Microbiology, University College Cork (UCC); He is a key instigator of the UCC Food and Health initiative which has been flagged as the number one strategic research priority in the current PRTLI 4 round of funding. Lund (Sweden), Univ. +233 [03321]32440, +233 [03321] 32480-9; registrar@ucc.edu.gh; Website & Media Friday, September 13, 2019 - 09:57. It became University College, Cork, under the Irish Universities Act of 1908. He subsequently moved to the European Molecular Biology Laboratory in Heidelberg, Germany to carry out research for his PhD in the area of yeast cell biology and was awarded a PhD for this research in 1994. Ted Dinan is Professor of Psychiatry at University College Cork. Candidates should apply, in confidence, before 12 noon (Irish Local Time) on Thursday, 7th January 2021. Accessibility Help. In addition, he is Director of the Biotransfer Unit which is responsible for the commercialisation of life science research in UCC. Prof. Aidan Coffey lectures at the Department of Biological Sciences; and is a Principal Investigator at the Centre for Research in Advanced Therapeutic Engineering (CREATE).. Office: Room 207; telephone extension 5486 (353-21-4335486) Laboratories: First floor of CREATE building, CIT Bishopstown Campus. More recently his work has focused on the identification of bioactive compounds derived from bacterial and food sources. Congratulations to APC’s Sally Cudmore & Pat Casey on their UCC Staff Awards Congratulations to the APC winners at the UCC 2014 Staff Awards. He is currently Director of the Alimentary Pharmabiotic Centre UCC, a research centre funded by Science Foundation Ireland and industry, and Director of the Biosciences Institute, UCC. Page created - March 19, 2010. Waste stream conversions to Value added products. 9th-10th November 2009. Patti Babcock. Fri, 16 Oct, 2020 - 09:15. Professor Fergus Shanahan received an honours medical degree from the National University of Ireland, Dublin in 1977. Paul O'Toole, Head of School; John Atkins; Marcus Claesson; David Clarke; Alan Dobson; Gerald F. Fitzgerald; Cormac Gahan; Colin Hill; John MacSharry; Jennifer Mahony Lecturers v. Watch ELDERMET's lead PI explain the project. © 2012-2013 ELDERMET - Enhancing gut health in the Irish elderly through an improved understanding of intestinal bacteria. Microbiology: PG6009. ASM is the world's oldest life science organization devoted entirely to microbiologists and the science of microbiology. UCC Library now Re-opened. Publications: Dr. Douwe van Sinderen is a senior lecturer in Microbiology, UCC, and has previously been involved in several FIRM projects (or its predecessor the NCFRP), such as 97/R&D/D/131 and 01/R&D/C/159, and is … About See All. She was awarded a PhD in Microbiology from University College Cork in 2011 for her work on the isolation and characterisation of thuricin CD, a novel anti-C. difficile bacteriocin. He has published over 190 scientific papers, is an inventor on 10 patents, and has raised over €10 million in research funding in the last 10 years.He was awarded a D.Sc on the basis of published work in 2005. He is a current member of the British Geriatrics Society, the American Geriatrics Society, the British Association of Stroke Physicians and the British Society for Heart Failure. She has considerable experience in patient care and also working with the elderly having been employed in different care facilities. Lynn Boettger . Bacteriophages, Bacteriocins (applied and fundamental aspects), Pharmabiotics (bioactives in gut health), Clostridium difficile, antibiotic resistant pathogens. His current research interests include age-related endothelial dysfunction and inappropriate prescribing in old age. ... UCC, University of Alabama and Central University Hold 1st Joint Symposium ... Open of Nominations for 4th Staff Reward and Recognition, 2019. Page Transparency See More. Many faculty members are involved in multiple APC research themes. Principal Investigators Paul Ross Title: Professor Position: APC Director Department: Microbiology Email: p.ross@ucc.ie Phone: 4901322 Elke Arendt Title: […] Community See All. 499 likes. Learn, Study and Research in UCC, Ireland's first 5 star university. She has 9 peer-reviewed publications as well as 3 conference papers. Academic Calendar. After a short time investigating the deep biosphere he successfully obtained a Lectureship in the Department of Microbiology where he is assembling a team to investigate the human gut ecosystem in health and disease. Her final project focused on the molecular population genetics of salmon in the south-east of Ireland. While there, he was promoted to the position of Assistant Professor and was a founding faculty member of their Molecular Genetics Programme. He served as Interim Director of the industry-led Food for Health Ireland (FHI) research centre from its foundation until August 2009. Professor Colin Hill is Associate Professor of Microbial Food Safety in the Departments of Microbiology and Food & Nutritional Sciences. 2009. Dr. Denis O’Mahony is an academic clinician in the field of Gerontology, and consultant physician in Geriatric Medicine at Cork University Hospital and St. Finbarr’s Hospital, Cork since 1999. Society-supported conferences. Professor Paul Ross is Head of Biotechnology at the Teagasc, Moorepark Food Research Centre (MFRC), Teagasc and a Principal Investigator in the Alimentary Pharmabiotic Centre (APC) at National University of Ireland, Cork.Paul graduated with a B.Sc. Worship. Recently he has started to investigate, using metagenomic methods, the potential of marine sponge associated bacteria to provide novel bioactive agents and their application to the gut. From 1988-1995 Tony worked in the University of London (Guy’s & St. Thomas’s) as Research Statistician and subsequently Lecturer in Medical Statistics. After her PhD, she joined Johnson & Johnson UK, and later took a Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Department of Medicine, Wake Forest, University Medical Centre, Winston-Salem, NC, USA for 4 years, working on post-translational modifications of vitamin K dependent proteins, involved in blood clotting.In 1994, she joined Teagasc and over the past 14 years has built up the research programme on functional dairy foods. Contact Us Microbiology and Immunology Department. UCC subscription to this resource expires on 30/09/2021. His group is comprised of 6 post-docs, 4 PhD students and a technician who are using a variety of culture independent methods to analysis the gastrointestinal microbiota and its role in the maintenance and function of the host’s health. He also has coordinated or been a (co-)principle investigator on numerous national, EU and National Institute Health (US) grants. Sections of this page. microbiology@ucc… Victoria (Canada), Massey University (New Zealand), and GlaxoSmithKline (Philadelphia).Since 2002, he has led the Lactobacillus genomics programme at UCC, where he is a Senior Lecturer in Genetics at the Department of Microbiology, and the co-ordinator of the B.Sc. I am a Professor of Microbial Genomics in the School of Microbiology UCC, and a Principal Investigator in the Alimentary Pharmabiotic Centre (PAC), an SFI-funded centre focusing on gut health. The Registrar, University of Cape Coast, Cape Coast, Ghana. New. Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. His group has developed novel approaches to investigate the role that microbes play in the human gut, in particular methods aimed at understanding the role of mobile genetic elements in gut function. Team. Nursing courses are taken at the School of Nursing in the Plainfield campus. Staff library accounts are not automatically created, Staff must fill out a Library Registration Form below. National UCC News Obituaries Transitions Photos Galleries Video Library About Us. Scoil na Micribhitheolaíochta. Transfer credits may be accepted into the program. Since then she has worked on the following research projects: Dr. Ian Jeffery completed his BSc in biochemistry in UCC. in Medical Statistics from the Harvard School of Public Health in 2000.His primary area of interest is in the development and evaluation of risk prediction systems that will allow clinicians to better identify high risk patients. Many faculty members are involved in multiple APC research themes. Paul graduated from UCC with a BSc and PhD in Microbiology and lectured at CIT and UCC before being appointed as a Principal Research Officer, and more recently a Senior Principal Research Officer, at Teagasc Food Research Centre, Moorepark, where he also manages the APC DNA sequencing platform. Department of Medicine, University College Cork & Alimentary Pharmabiotic Centre, University College Cork. SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19 Hub. Links relevant for Current Staff e:Vision Portal ; IntraUTech; Staff Email; eLearning (UTechOnline, Blackboard Learn); Leave Management Information System (LMIS) Dr. Douwe van Sinderen is a senior lecturer in Microbiology, UCC, and has previously been involved in several FIRM projects (or its predecessor the NCFRP), such as 97/R&D/D/131 and 01/R&D/C/159, and is currently involved in 06/R&D/C/506. Professor Colin Hill, microbiologist, UCC Career Achievement Research Award recipient. Dr. Guillaume Borrel graduated with a Masters in Biodiversity & Functioning of Ecosystems in 2007 and a PhD in 2011 from the Université Blaise Pascal in Clermont-Ferrand, France. Microbiology Soc Ucc. Find out what this means for your studies, research and work. Department of Epidemiology & Public Health, University College Cork. Applications must be submitted online via the University College Cork vacancy portal (https://ore.ucc.ie/). John Morrissey graduated in 1990 from University College Cork with a BSc in Microbiology. Microbiology Office, Room FSB452, 4th Floor Food Science & Technology Building, University College Cork, Cork T12 K8AF, Centre for Continuing Professional Development. College & University . Digitised Course Readings - Academic Staff. The APC currently has 86 Faculty members, including 19 Principal Investigators and 23 Funded Investigators, each of whom is well recognised in their field of research. He was previously Chair of Clinical Neurosciences and Professor of Psychological Medicine at St. Bartholomew’s Hospital, London. Please see our policies and important changes regarding re-opening here. UCC Library now Re-opened. Mode of Teaching Delivery and Timetables 2020-2021. In addition to teaching and research, the Department of Microbiology and Immunology is fully involved in community service. Please see our policies and important changes regarding re-opening here. Prefix (021) 49 for direct access from outside Cork University Hospital.The telephone enquiry service should be used for emergency enquiries only. Anne-Marie qualified as a general nurse at CUH and practiced in the areas of general nursing, care of the elderly, learning disabilities and nursing management. Mary Rea is a graduate of University College Cork where she was conferred with a BSc (Hons) and subsequently with an MSc in Microbiology. Orla joined the ELDERMET Project team in January 2008 and will be responsible for all bioinformatic tasks in the project, including the establishment of a dedicated bioinformatics platform for analyzing microbial communities and metagenomic data, analysis of the microbial composition data generated and analysis of the metabolomic data. Life programme, particularly in the Microbiology Society Annual Conference sessions and Meetings... Office, Room FSB452, 4th Floor Food Science & Technology Building University. 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