The skin microbiota is the ecosystem of microbes that live on our skin. Research is showing that the skin microbiota plays a crucial role in how our skin looks, feels, and acts. Our skin harbours millions of ‘friendly’ microbes, that protect us day in-and-out. Modern technologies help us to determine the effect of cosmetics, soaps, personal care products, antibiotics, probiotics or other interventions on the skin microbiome. However, challenges remain in skin microbiota research projects and data interpretation. For this reason BaseClear routinely organises expert meetings wherein scientists, researchers, regulatory managers and application specialist meet, share and discuss microbiome projects, challenges and opportunities.

In follow up to our 2018 and 2019 editions we organise on Thursday 18 June 2020 the 3rd experts meeting on skin microbiome analysis titled:

SKIN FLORA: FROM DISCOVERY TO Regulations and COMMERCIALISATION OF MICROBIOME-related PRODUCTS


COVID-19 update
Due to the measures related to the COVID-19 outbreak this experts meeting is a complete online edition.

Event information

  • Download Book of abstract – Skin Microbiota Expert meeting 18 Jun
  • Date: Thursday June 18, 2020
  • Tentative number of attendees: 80
  • Topics: population studies; cosmetic bioactives & preservatives; pre-, prob-, symbiotics for skin microbiome; wound & microbiome; Phages; biofilms; microbiome friendly/gentle; artificial intelligence & advanced bioinformatic tools; regulations around skin & oral microbiome products
  • Target group: Researchers and scientists, regulatory managers, application specialists, CROs and academians
  • Location: This meeting will be hosted online
  • Costs: 250,- euro excl. VAT/ participant
  • Cancellation: Cancellations are only valid if notice is received in writing. For cancellations made within 1 week of the event, no refunds will be paid.

Agenda

All times are Central European Time (CET)

Session 1: Current status and advancement in skin microbiome research

  • 10. 50 Welcome & Opening Experts Meeting
    Dr. Derek Butler | Commercial Director, BaseClear
  • 11.00 Keynote: Skin microbiome – the past, the present and the future
    Dr. Riccardo Sfriso | Scientist in R&D Skin Care, DSM Personal Care
  • 11.30 Infant skin microbiome and effects of everyday skin care
    Dr. Georgios Stamatas | Research Associate Director, Johnson & Johnson
  • 11.45 State-of-the-art analysis of skin microbiome – status & future
    Dr. Radhika Bongoni | Business Developer, BaseClear
  • 12.00 Panel discussion 1
    12.30 End of session 1

Session 2: Applications and regulations around skin microbiome data

  • 15.00 A synthetic antimicrobial peptide for the treatment of resistant bacteria in skin wounds
    Dr. Bouke Boekema | Senior Researcher and Biological Safety Officer, Association of Dutch Burn Centres
  • 15.15 A novel phage product for acne-prone skin
    Dr. Sailaja Puttagunta |  Chief Medical Officer, BiomX
  • 15.30 Skin microbiota research and opportunities for prebiotics
    Dr. Heli Anglenius | DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences
  • 15.45 Balancing skin microbiota-based cosmetics with the EU legislations
    Patrick Gonry | Business Developer, GOVA Benelux
  • 16.00 Panel discussion 2
  • 16.30 Online social activity
  • 17.00 End of session 2

Registration closed

This event is fully booked. Registration is closed for the 3rd Skin Microbiome experts meeting. If you have any questions about this event or future events, don’t hesitate to contact us.

 

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Meet Radhika Bongoni!

Radhika is our Head of Business Development. She is specialised in microbiome analysis and regulatory affairs and its applications in Human Health, Personal Care and Animal Nutrition. Radhika received her Ph.D. in Food technology from Wageningen University and an MBA from Tias School for Business & Society. With techno-commercial expertise, she is involved in business growth and market penetration by fostering relationships with partners. Prior to BaseClear, Radhika was responsible for establishing dietary supplements market in western Europe, India, South Africa and Russia.

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