Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry to host viewing of opioids webinar

The Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry will host a viewing of the live interactive webinar, “Opioids: Combating Addiction with Chemistry,” on Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018. Speakers will include Rita Valentino, director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse, and Dan Sutherlin, vice president of Genentech.

The chemical sources of opioid addiction will be discussed, as well as current efforts to develop alternative treatments for pain therapy. The event will be held in Physical Science 237 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. For more details, contact Kelly Gallagher at