Scientific agenda

 PDFPorto Skin Ageing – Program Jan. 17
Day 1 – February 25, 2018
17h30 – 18h30 Registration & Welcoming
Day 2 – February 26, 2018
07h30 – 9h00 Registration & Welcoming
08h55 Welcome Address
09h00 – 10h30

Session 1: Skin Challenges 2018 – State of the Art 
Mechanistics Aspects

9h00 – What’s new in extrinsic skin aging research – State of the art?
Jean Krutmann, Leibniz Research Institute for Environmental Medicine, Germany

9h25 – Keratinocytes as sensors and central players in the immune defense against pathogens
Birgit Schittek, University of Tübingen, Germany

9h50 – Skin Frailty: role of the Renin Angiotensin System
Peter Abadir, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

10h15 – Skin: a treasure trove for a plethora of markers
Sanjiv Sharma, 
Swansea University, United Kingdom

10h40 – 11h10 Coffee Break & Poster Session

11h10 – Messenger RNA processing and cellular senescence in ageing skin fibroblasts
Lorna Harries, University of Exeter, United Kingdom

11h35 – 13h25

Short Oral Presentations

Extracellular vesicle mediated cross talk of miRNAs in skin cell aging
Johannes Grillari,
Christian Doppler Laboratory for Biotechnology of Skin Aging, Austria

Histone variant H2A.J as a novel biomarker of cellular senescence during human skin ageing
Claudia Rübe, Saarland University, Germany
Involvement of mitophagy in the elimination of damaged mitochondria during the process of UVB-induced senescence
Maria Cavinato, Universität Innsbruck, Austria
Skin mitohormesis by targeting hydroxycinnamic acid derivates to mitochondria
José Teixeira, Center for Neuroscience & Cell Biology, Portugal
Peptides and sugars, derived from plant somatic embryo cultures, attenuates ageing-associated phenotypes in skin cells
Fabio Apone, Arterra Bioscience/Vitalab, Italy

Selenium preserves keratinocyte stemness and delays senescence by maintaining epidermal adhesion
Walid Rachidi, Grenoble Alpes University, France 

Acute UV exposure impairs no-mediated cutaneaous vasodilatation through degradation of the folate metabolite 5-MTHF 
Larry Kenney, The Pennsylvania State University, USA
All in one – evidence-based advanced personalized skincare treatment with regeneration, whitening and anti-ageing properties
Chan Gallant, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong
VEGF mediates rejuvenation of aged human skin xenografts in young mice
Aviad Keren,
Skin Research Laboratory, Technion, Israel

Alterations in NO-mediated cutaneous endothelial function with hypertension as defined by the 2017 JNC/AHA guidelines
Lacy Alexander, The Pennsylvania State University, USA

Quantitative nanohistology of human skin in health and disease
Laurent Bozec, University College London, United Kingdom
13h25 – 14h30 Lunch Break & Poster Session

14h30 – 15h30

Session 2: Exposomes & Skin Ageing – Recent Scientific Advances

14h30 – The skin aging exposome – the interplay of UV and pollution
Tamara Schikowski, Leibniz Research Institute for Environmental Medicine, Germany

14h55 – Air pollution and skin aging: Role of different pollutants and inter-organ crosstalk
Kateryna Fuks, Leibniz Research Institute for Environmental Medicine, Germany

15h20 – Deleterious synergy between some particulate matter components and UVA from sunlight Contribution of “photo-pollution stress” to skin exposome
Laurent Marrot, 
L’Oréal Research & Innovation, France

15h55 – AtmO3 spheric skin damages: the Ox-Inflammation phenomena
Guiseppe Valacchi, 
University of Ferrara, Italy

16h20 – 17h00 Coffee Break & Poster Session

17h00 – 18h00

Short Oral Presentations

New perspectives on the synergistic effect of multiple environmental stressors on ageing and biomechanical properties of human stratum corneum
Reinhold H. Dauskardt,
Stanford University, USA

Multifactorial protection of urban skin via direct and indirect mechanisms
Andrew Salazar, Merck, Germany

Exposome: preventive & curative botanical approach
Aïna Queiroz, ID Bio, France

Cellular signalling pathways implicated in the skin’  response to pollution
Emilie Bony, Greentech, France 

Permeation and biochemical interactions of hazardous polluants in human skin by confocal Raman spectroscopy
Airton Martin, Universidade Brasil, Brazil

18h00 End of the first day lecture

Skin Challenges 2018 Dinner

To participate, please register online before January 31.

Day 3 – February 27, 2018
08h55 Opening of the second day
09h00 – 10h30

Session 3: Skin Microbiota: Recent Scientific Advances

9h00 – Skin ageing and ultraviolet radiation. Is there a role for the skin microbiome?
Jean-François Doré, International Prevention Research Institute, France

9h25 – Skin microbiota & epithelial barrier: recent advances and perspectives
Katharina Bitschar, University of Tübingen, Germany

Short Oral Presentations

9h55 – Is skin microbiota benefical to human skin? Activation of the Nrf2-keap1 pathway via volatiles electrophiles
Ron Kohen, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel

10h05 – The skin microbiota: futur challenges
Mathieu Bey, Greentech, France
10h15 – Skin Microbiome and ageing: a new strategy for skin healthy aging?
Cécile Clavaud, L’Oréal Research and Innovation, France
10h25 – Carotenoid rich chocolate and ice cream to support skin health: from sebum to corneocytes and microbiota
Ivan Petyaev, Lycotec Ltd., United Kingdom
10h35 – Skin-microbiote communication: human natriuretic peptides as regulators of propionibacterium acnes and staphylococcus aureus biofilm formation
Andrei Gannesen, University of Rouen Normandy, France
10h45 – Effect of an atmospheric pollutant, NO2, on bacterial species of skin microbiota
Xavier Janvier, University of Rouen Normandy, France
10h55 – Microenvironment impact on cutibacterium acnes: growth, virulence and biofilm formation of acneic and non-acneic strains
Valérie Borrel, Normandie University, France
11h05 – Handling a skin microbiome project: scientific watch associated to best practices for sampling, sequencing and analysis
Ahmad Khodr,
L’Oréal, France
11h15 – 11h45 Coffee Break & Poster Session
11h45 – 13h00

Session 4: Algae & Skin Ageing – Interest in Cosmetic

Biodimar – a corefacility dedicated to bioprospection and marine biotechnology
Claire Hellio, Université de Brest, France

Marine algae as attractive source to skin care
Edith Filaire, Université Orléans, France

Original oligosaccharides from a red microalgae : relevant actions on irregular skin patterns
Jean-Paul Cadoret,
Greensea Biotechnologies, France

Learning with the development of bionatural, a unique skin solar protector, with high beta-carotene content from dunaliella microalgae in 1997/8
Vítor Verdelho Vieira,
 Inácio Valle, Portugal

Advantages of seaweed cultivation for the cosmetic sector
Helena Abreu,
AlgaPlus, Portugal

13h00 – 14h00 Lunch Break & Poster Session

14h00 – 15h30

Session 5: Skin Challenges 2018: Presentation of Innovations

14h00 – Gas-imaging system (SNIFF-CAM) of dermal volatiles for skin condition and aging analysis 
Kohji Mitsubayashi,
Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Japan

14h25 – Non biological skin models: new tools for cosmetic research? From instrumental to sensory studies
Florine Eudier, Normandie University, France

14h35 – The skin exposome: pollution, sunlight & beyond and innovative ideas to counteract the damages
Imke Meyer,
Symrise, Germany

14h45 – Activation of keratinocytes in response to repeated-exposure of a cosmetic sensitizer in a 3D skin model
Chloé Raffalli, Université Paris-Sud, France

14h55 – Evaluation of the effects of intense pulsed light on the structure of collagen
Anna Maeva,
University College London, United Kingdom

15h05 – 15h30 Coffee Break & Poster Session
15h30 – 16h00 Round Table Discussion & Concluding Remarks
15h50 – 16h00 Skin Challenges 2018 Awards
16h00 End of Skin Challenges 2018