The Toxpod

Jun 16 2020 30 mins 27

Forensic Toxicology: It's a matter of half-life and death





5 in 30 (Fingerprints, SWATH and retrospective screening)
Jun 16 2020 38 mins  
We look at 5 recent publications in the field of toxicology.Costa, C. et al. Distinguishing between contact and administration of heroin from a single fingerprint using high resolution mass spectrometry. (2020) Journal of Analytical Toxicology. 44:...


Workplace testing with Alberto Salomone
Jun 09 2020 38 mins  
Tim chats with Alberto Salomone about workplace testing, hair analysis, and new psychoactive substances. Contact us at [email protected] Toxpod is a production of Forensic Science SA and the South Australian Attorney General's Department. The...


Drugs in wastewater with Richard Bade
Jun 02 2020 25 mins  
Peter chats with Richard Bade about the advantages and challenges of wastewater analysis.Contact us at [email protected] Toxpod is a production of Forensic Science SA and the South Australian Attorney General's Department. The opinions expressed by...



Vaping with Michelle Peace
May 26 2020 37 mins  
Tim chats with Michelle Peace about her current research on vaping, and her experiences in the field of forensic toxicology.Contact us at [email protected] Toxpod is a production of Forensic Science SA and the South Australian Attorney General's...


Drafting an analytical method
May 19 2020 32 mins  
We channel our sports withdrawal into a toxicology related draft.Thanks to Michaela Kenneally and Stephen Trobbiani for participating in this episode.Contact us at [email protected] Toxpod is a production of Forensic Science SA and the South...


CAT conference 2020
May 12 2020 39 mins  
The California Association of Toxicologists Spring meeting has been postponed due to COVID restrictions, but that won't stop us from chatting with some of the planned speakers! Thanks to Luke Rodda, Jarrad Wagner, Juliet Kinyua and Alan Wu for...


Synthetic Cannabinoids with Samuel Banister
May 05 2020 36 mins  
We talk about synthetic cannabinoids (or is that SCRAs?) with medicinal chemist Samuel Banister. Contact us at [email protected] Toxpod is a production of Forensic Science SA and the South Australian Attorney General's Department. The opinions...


5 in 30 (Isotonitazene, wastewater and MS interferences)
Apr 28 2020 38 mins  
We look at 5 recent publications in the field of toxicology.Blanckaert, P. et al. Report on a novel emerging class of highly potent benzimidazole NPS opioids: Chemical and in vitro functional characterization of isotonitazene. (2020) Drug Testing and...


Season 3 preview
Apr 21 2020 1 mins  
Season 3 drops on April 29. Subscribe now!


5 in 30 (Ayahuasca, metabolomics and bone marrow)
Oct 08 2019 36 mins  
We look at 5 recent publications in the field of toxicology


When is a Drug Not a Drug?
Oct 01 2019 35 mins  
We talk about drug identification and the various guidelines that help us do it


On the Spot at TIAFT2019
Sep 24 2019 29 mins  
Short interviews from the TIAFT2019 conference in Birmingham


Toxicology in the 21st Century (live at TIAFT2019)
Sep 17 2019 30 mins  
Live panel discussion at TIAFT2019 in Birmingham, England



Publish or Perish (or both!)
Sep 10 2019 33 mins  
We talk to Professor Roger Byard about the wonderful world of publishing


Dimitri Gerostamoulos
Sep 03 2019 33 mins  
Dimitri Gerostamoulos joins The Toxpod


On the Spot at FACTA2019
Aug 27 2019 23 mins  
Peter gets up close and personal at FACTA2019


Emerging Risks in Toxicology (live at FACTA2019)
Aug 20 2019 37 mins  
Emerging risks in toxicology (with Marc LeBeau)


5 in 30 (oral fluid, 2D LC, and automated calibration)
Aug 13 2019 34 mins  
We look at 5 recent publications in the field of toxicology


Myths in Forensic Toxicology
Aug 06 2019 29 mins  
We discuss some myths in forensic toxicology


Season 2 preview
Jul 30 2019 1 mins  
Season 2 preview


5 in 30 (Blood spots, pesticides, and post-mortem redistribution)
Jan 08 2019 33 mins  
We look at 5 recent publications in the field of toxicology


The TOXINvestigator
Jan 01 2019 23 mins  
Tim ponders the role of the Forensic Toxicologist as an Investigator


One Method to Rule Them All
Dec 25 2018 27 mins  
Is there such a thing as a universal drug detection method?



David McCutcheon
Dec 18 2018 27 mins  
David McCutcheon joins The Toxpod to discuss the WISE project


Heesun Chung
Dec 11 2018 25 mins  
Heesun Chung joins The Toxpod to discuss the past, present and future of forensic toxicology


5 in 30 (Syncanns, STA, and opioid deaths)
Dec 04 2018 32 mins  
We look at 5 recent publications in the field of toxicology


A Bad Hair Day
Nov 27 2018 30 mins  
We discuss the analysis of drugs in hair


No Drug is an Island
Nov 21 2018 28 mins  
In the very first episode of The Toxpod, we talk about drug degradation.


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