Prof. Paul Ross, Director of APC Microbiome Ireland, a world-renowned SFI Research Centre headquartered at University College Cork, has been awarded the prestigious Danisco Foundation Microbiome Science Award in recognition for his work on the human microbiome.
Awarded by IFF Nutrition and Biosciences, the Danisco Foundation Awards honour leading academics advancing the future of food, nutrition and health.
In a special ceremony, Prof Ross, who lives in Kilworth, was recognised for his work on the human microbiome in both early and late human life, when the community is at its most dynamic. His focus has been on bacterial competition in microbiomes and the discovery of techniques used by bacteria to outcompete each other.
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