Skin microbiome experts meeting 2018

BaseClear has years of expertise in microbiome analysis, including skin microflora analysis. We routinely organise expert meetings wherein scientists and researchers meet, share and discuss microbiome projects. On Thursday 22 November 2018, we are once again organising an 1-day expert-meet on Skin microbiome titled:

Skin microbiome: From analysis to cosmetics & bioactives

An experts meeting to discuss skin microflora analysis & its applications

Event information

  • Date: Thursday November 22nd, 2018
  • Chair: Dr. Radhika Bongoni
  • Tentative number of attendees: 35
  • Target group: Researchers and scientists from cosmetics firm, academians, startups, regulatory managers and CROs.
  • Location: BaseClear Auditorium, Sylviusweg 74, Leiden, The Netherlands.
  • Costs: 300,- euro (excl. VAT)/ participant


  • 11.20: Welcome & Opening Skin Microbiome expert meeting
    Dr. Derek Butler – Director Bianomics, BaseClear
  • 11.30: Skin microbiome analysis in clinical trials
    Dr. Robert Rissmann – Research Director Dermatology, Centre for Human Drug Research – CHDR
  • 12.30: Lunch & networking
  • 13.30: Technical challenges when analysing the skin microbiome
    Dr. Tom van den Bogert – Product manager Metagenomics, BaseClear
  • 14.15: Bringing personalised cosmetics to the market
    Dr. Barbara Geusens – CEO, Nomige
  • 14:45: Compliance of microbiome-associated cosmetics with EU regulations
    Ms. Cecilia Quintana – Regulatory Affairs Manager, Walgreens Boots Alliance
  • 15.15: Coffee, lab tour & networking
  • 16:00: Case studies of pre- and probiotic efficacy in cosmetics
    Dr. Audrey Gueniche – Senior Clinical Expert, L’Oréal Research & Innovation, France
  • 16.45: International retailer’s perspective of ingredient evaluation in cosmetic-microbiome space
    Dr. Geoff Briggs – Innovation manager, Walgreens Boots Alliance
  • 17.30: Closing & networking drinks

Skin microbiome analysis

Registration closed

The registration for our Skin microbiome expert meeting is closed. For upcoming events see our Experts meetings page.

If you have any questions about Skin microbiome analysis or future event, 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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