Natalie Land is a Student Research Intern at the Center for Global Security Research (CGSR) at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. Her independent work at CGSR focuses on the issue of ensuring the practice of safe and responsible scientific research as advances in science and technology increase the potential risks of dual-use research in the life sciences.
In June 2018, Natalie graduated with Dean’s honors from the University of California Santa Barbara with a B.S in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. She has previously interned at Lawrence Livermore investigating ion transport properties of Carbon Nanotubes in artificial lipid bilayers. She also has laboratory research experience working in a virology lab at UC Santa Barbara utilizing immunohistochemistry and cell culture techniques for protein function analysis.