Laurel E Southard

Senior Lecturer


Laurel Southard is the Director of Undergraduate Research for Cornell University. She strives to inspire students in all academic fields to consider undergraduate research as part of their Cornell education.

Research Focus

Molecular Mechanism of Cellular and Viral Protein Targeting, Assembly of Enveloped Viruses, Cell Biology, Infectious Diseases, Use of Spices as Antibacterial Agents, Emerging Disease