Preemptive Approach to Combatting and Characterizing Emerging Synthetic Opioids

Monday, February 8th, 2021 1:00:00 PM EST – 2:00:00 PM EST Duration: 1 hour This webinar seeks to describe how preemptive synthesis and characterization of potent psychoactive substances from the literature can aid forensic scientists in the identification of unknowns…
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Novel Synthetic Opioids in Oral Fluid: Analytical Methods and Prevalence

Thursday, February 11th, 2021 1:00:00 PM EST – 2:00:00 PM EST Duration: 1 hour Opioid use has risen dramatically, creating public safety concerns. Synthetic opioids can be hundreds of times more potent than heroin and can produce severe intoxications and…
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ASCLD Train the Director Series – Toxicology: Instrumentation, Methodology, and Workflows

← Back to Series  Thursday, February 6th, 2020 1:00:00 PM ET – 2:30:00 PM ET Duration: 1.5 hour(s) Legacy workflows in toxicology generally involve a drug class screen followed by a gas chromatography/mass spectroscopy (GC/MS) and liquid chromatography mass spectroscopy…
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UNODC Early Warning Alert System: Forensic Tools for New Psychoactive Substances

← Back to Series  Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019 1:00:00 PM ET – 2:00:00 PM ET Duration: 1 hour(s) The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) Early Warning Advisory (EWA) on new psychoactive substances (NPS) was launched in June…
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Improving National Laboratory Capability and Capacity to Measure Human Exposure to Synthetic Opioids

← Back to Series  Tuesday, September 3rd, 2019 1:00:00 PM ET – 2:00:00 PM ET Duration: 1 hour(s) The CDC laboratory at the National Center for Environmental Health is collaborating with public, private, and academic laboratories to respond to the…
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Webinar Series: Opioids & Emerging Drug Threats – Integrating Public Safety and Health Data for a Forensic Response

Overview Building on the momentum of the National Opioid and Emerging Drug Threats Policy and Practice Forum held earlier this year in Washington, D.C., the Forensic Technology Center of Excellence (FTCoE) will assist the National Institute of Justice (NIJ) in a complementary initiative surrounding the topic by hosting…

Three Part Online Workshop Series: Best Practices Guidance for Advancing Research Initiatives and Combatting the Synthetic Drug Epidemic

Archives   Overview The Center for Forensic Science Research and Education (CFSRE) is a world-leading center in novel drug identification and interpretation. The CFSRE is working in association with NIJ’s Forensic Technology Center of Excellence (FTCoE), led by RTI International,…