Designing Disaster: The Rise of the Designer Drug Movement

Wednesday, October 10th 2012 at 4:00 pm
Designing Disaster: The Rise of the Designer Drug Movement--Wednesday, October 10, 2012, 4 to 5:15pm, Indiana Medical History Museum, 3045 West Vermont, Indianapolis.

Kevin Shanks, FTS-ABFT is a toxicologist at AIT Laboratories in Indianapolis. During this program he will discuss the history of the designer drug movement from the 1960s to present, focusing on recent years regarding the synthetic cannabinoids (K2/Spice), synthetic stimulants (bath salts and plant food) and psychedelics (2C family and its derivatives.)

The Forensic Science Lecture Series (FSLS), sponsored jointly by the Indiana Medical History Museum and the University of Indianapolis Archaeology and Forensics Laboratory, was established in 2004 to help educate the public about the forensic sciences and related fields, as well as to spotlight the fascinating stories scientists have to tell.

This program is free and open to the public but requires an RSVP due to
limited seating. To RSVP please call 317-635-7329 or email