Biofilms and their importance in skin ecology

Biofilms and their importance in skin ecology

25 Oct 2017, 12:00 - 12:20

Grange Tower Bridge Hotel


Every time you clean your teeth you remove a complex community of microbes held in position with biofilm. The extracellular polysaccharides making up biofilms are already used in cosmetics to provide protection and moisturisation. In this session, we will examine:

  • The role of biofilms in skin's complex ecology
  • Extracellular polysaccharides as actives
  • A look in to the future in formulating with the microbiome



  • Dr. Lawrence Davies


    Senior Microbiologist

    Perfectus Biomed

    Dr Lawrence Davies completed his BBSRC CASE PhD in Microbial Ecology at The University of Warwick in 2013. He then worked as a Senior Microbiologist...

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