Dr. Argel Islas-Robles works as Toxicologist and Study Director at the Institute for In vitro Sciences Inc. (IIVS). Additionally he is appointed as Program Leader for the Skin Sensitization program at IIVS.
Dr. Islas-Robles oversees the design, conduction, data analysis, and reporting of pre-clinical in vitro toxicology safety testing including skin and eye irritation and corrosion and multiple endpoints for skin sensitization. Additionally, he direct studies aimed to assess the efficacy of cosmetic products such as ocular nociception. He works with industry, government, and other non-profit organizations for the implementation, use and promotion of novel non-animal methods in toxicology for the testing of cosmetics, personal use products, agrochemicals, pharmaceuticals, pesticides, among others.
He earned a Bachelor’s degree in Biopharmaceutical Chemistry (2012) from the University of Guanajuato (Mexico), and his Ph.D. in Pharmacology and Toxicology (2019) from the University of Arizona (USA). Dr. Islas-Robles is an active member of the Society of Toxicology, and the Hispanic Organization of Toxicologists.