Dr Barbara Brockway

Director Personal Care
Applied DNA Sciences New York

Barbara (a past SCS President 2013-2014) studied microbiology at college, completed a BSc Hons/PhD in Biochemistry at Kent University before lecturing in various Applied Sciences at Reading University. She joined the cosmetic industry in 1993 as a member of The Body Shop R&D and later moved to Collaborative Laboratories in New York where she develop new cosmetic materials, actives and preservative blends. After a brief spell with Huntsman LLC in Texas managing the team that designed cosmetic surfactants including Sodium Cocoyl Methyl Isethionate, she returned to the UK to work in speciality chemical distribution with Optima Chemicals, staying on with IMCD when they purchased Optima Chemicals. Now as Director, Personal Care at Applied DNA Sciences, New York  she works with the very latest forensic technology to authenticate supply chains. Barbara sees the application of new DNA technology to furthering our understanding of the Microbiome as an exciting opportunity for our industry.

Dr Barbara Brockway :

The Microbiome

November 15, 2018 14:00 - 14:30