Regular Front Row host Jamie Williamson took a turn behind the virtual podium in January to talk about his own research in the first lecture of the new season. Before a Zoom audience of nearly 800, he unveiled his lab’s exploration into molecular engineering and the secrets they hold in maintaining cellular health. Drew Duglan, host of Scripps Research’s podcast Science Changing Life, sat in the moderator’s seat for Williamson’s lecture. To watch past Front Rows and register for upcoming lectures, visit To hear all episodes of Science Changing Life, visit