Skin Biochemistry: Epigenetics, Gene Expression and Epidermal Enzymes

Date(s) and Time:
August 12, 2024
11:00 am EDT - 12:30 pm EDT
Duration: 90 Minutes

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Course Instructor

Paolo Giacomoni, Ph.D.

Early-Bird Offer

Limited Availability until July 30, 2024

$ 175
$ 195
Discounts: We offer a 10% group discount when you register 2 or more attendees (up to 10). Contact us for groups over 10.

Course description

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Skincare products are designed to modify the surface of the skin for both aesthetic and protective purposes, and changes to the skin’s environment can have a positive impact on its biochemical properties. Innovative concepts and products can be developed by understanding gene expression and epigenetics.

In this accredited training, participants will learn about the human genome, the structure and function of genes, and how they are expressed, with a focus on constitutive and inducible genes. The training will also cover the expression “products” of genes, such as stress proteins, cytokines, receptors, and enzymes, and their involvement in the inflammatory process. The last module will concentrate on the impact of gene expression control on biorhythms and gender-linked differences in skin, as well as providing examples of the epigenetic control of skin properties.

Maximize Learning! Take this Course and Its Companion Courses:
Skin Biochemistry: Epidermis and Dermis Cells and Skin Types | course ID# 2485
Skin Biochemistry: The Skin Microbiome | course ID# 2487

Upon completion of this training, you will be able to:

  • Explain the basics of skin structure, the epidermal layers and some of their main functions
  • List and describe the different cells in the epidermis
  • Illustrate two of the major skin functions and their biochemical cascade: interface and melanogenesis

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This course is intended for professionals in the cosmetic and personal care industry, pharmaceutical skin care and skin care related medical devices.

It will be especially valuable for:

  • Professionals with a background in Physics and Chemistry who wish to strengthen their knowledge in biology
  • Marketing/ Sales/ Production/ QC/QA/ Regulatory
  • Formulation chemists

Course Instructor


Paolo Giacomoni, Ph.D.

Consultant to the Skin Care Industry

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