Take a seat in the front row

And listen as some of the world’s foremost scientists introduce you to the innovative medicines and treatments headed your way from Scripps Research. Each one-hour lecture is free and can be enjoyed from the comfort of your home or with the community at the Scripps Research Auditorium.


The world’s preeminent scientists at Scripps Research package these traits with their endless curiosity on a quest to solve the challenges of modern human health.

You’re invited to join them on their journeys. Through the Front Row lecture series you’ll discover how scientists are mapping the secret complexity of tumors to help defeat aggressive cancers. You’ll learn how studying the machinery of brain cells may lead to new treatments for vision loss. And you’ll be intrigued by a novel strategy to prevent or even reverse the chronic inflammation that underlies diseases of the skin, intestines or joints.

Join us for our next Front Row lecture

  • Wednesday, January 10, 2024 at 4:00 p.m. PT | 7:00 p.m. ET

    Making science matter: A vision for a new century of life-changing science

    In the inaugural lecture of the 2024 Centennial Front Row series, President and CEO Peter Schultz will illuminate how Scripps Research is building on its storied past—a remarkable century of discovery and innovation—to establish a new paradigm for the future of science and medicine. Under Schultz’s leadership, Scripps Research is expanding its global impact by empowering exceptional scientists to pursue groundbreaking ideas and seamlessly blending curiosity-fueled science with impact-driven drug discovery. Schultz will share how this unique approach is already giving rise to a new generation of first-in-class medicines against cancers, heart disease, deadly pathogens, neurological disorders, and many other health threats.

    Reserve your seat

    We look forward to welcoming you to the Scripps Research Auditorium in La Jolla, California.
    For those unable to join in person, we invite you to attend virtually via Zoom.