TXT_MOREClarisse BAVOUX is a qualified pharmacist, she holds a DEA in Toxicology and a PhD in Biology from Toulouse III university. She has been a member of the European Registered Toxicologists (ERT) since 2012. Initially in several national agencies (ANSES, ANSM), she acquired high quality experience in toxicology evaluations. Clarisse then moved on to become the safety assessor of a laboratory as part of the cosmetics industry, for the implementation of the new Cosmetic Regulation. Clarisse joined CEHTRA in 2017 as Lead for the Cosmetic division. This includes providing regulatory and toxicological expertise during the development phase of a new ingredient, writing toxicological profiles for raw materials, or relevant documentation on the finished product: Cosmetic Safety Reports and Product Information Files.
TXT_MOREFaizan SAHIGARA completed his Master’s degree in Bioinformatics from King’s College London in 2010 during which he gained a thorough knowledge and training in the areas of Chemoinformatics, Protein-Protein interactions and programming languages. Later, he had been carrying out his research within the Marie Curie Initial Training Network – Environmental Chemoinformatics (ECO-ITN) to develop novel strategies in defining the Applicability Domain of QSAR models. In June 2013, as a part of his Marie Curie fellowship, he successfully defended his PhD work at the University of Milano-Bicocca, Italy. In October 2013, Faizan joined CEHTRA to develop High Accuracy QSARs (HA-QSARs) and strict validation of these models with a major focus on clearly defining their applicability domain and implementing statistical approaches to demonstrate the reliability in model predictions. Since October 2015, Faizan has joined KREATiS and is continuing his role as in Silico validation and Statistics Advisor.