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Courses on Cell Biology, Preservatives Are March 19-20

March 13, 2013

The SCC has scheduled a two-day course, “Basic Cell Biology—Applications in Skin Care and Cosmetics,” for March 19-20 at the Doubletree Newark Airport Hilton, Newark, NJ.

The first day’s schedule covers basic cell biology, including the roles of protein in living systems, cellular systems, tissue systems and organ systems.

The second day of the course covers applications in the cosmetic and skin care industry, including skin architecture, mechanisms of aging, attributes and underlying causes of the aged skin appearance, features of successful skin care active ingredients and assay techniques and target endpoints in screening for active ingredients.

The instructor is Robert Carver, who currently manages the cell biology department within the R&D section of BASF Beauty Creations in Stony Brook, NY.

Another two-day course, “Preservatives and Product Preservation,” will be held March 19-20 at the Doubletree Newark Airport Hilton, Newark, NJ.

This course shows how the principles of preservation, the preservative system concept, and hurdle technology may be used to effectively preserve conventional products, preservative-free products, atypical products and organic/natural products. Mistakes to avoid during product development and testing will also be presented.

The instructor is Dr. Donald S. Orth, an industrial microbiologist with more than 40 years of experience.

More info: www.scconline.org
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