A two-part webinar series on in vitro phototoxicity testing co-organised by the Institute for In Vitro Sciences (IIVS) and PETA Science Consortium International. Part 1 will include a methodological overview on phototoxicity assays, and Part 2 will cover case studies from industry applying the methods.
Webinar 1: In Vitro Phototoxicity Testing Part 1: Methodological Overview
4 October 2023
Allison Hilberer, MS, IIVS (slides)
Satomi Onoue, PhD, University of Shizuoka (slides)*
*For further reference, see the following publications:
- Nishida H, Hirota M, Seto Y, Suzuki G, Kato M, Kitagaki M, Sugiyama M, Kouzuki H, Onoue S. Non-animal photosafety screening for complex cosmetic ingredients with photochemical and photobiochemical assessment tools. Regul Toxicol Pharmacol. 2015;72:578-585.
- Ohtake H, Tokuyoshi Y, Iyama Y, Nukaga T, Nishida H, Ohtake T, Hirota M, Yamada K, Seto Y, Sato H, Kouzuki H, Onoue S. Reactive oxygen species (ROS) assay-based photosafety screening for complex ingredients: modification of the ROS assay protocol. Toxicol Sci. 2022;47(11):483-492.
Webinar 2: In Vitro Phototoxicity Testing Part 2: Application Case Studies
11 October 2023
Gretchen Ritacco, MS, Research Institute for Fragrance Materials (slides)
Edward Chikwana, PhD, Corteva (slides)