Vanessa Som

Vanessa Som


Position Title
Peer Advisor

Biology Academic Success Center


Vanessa is a 3rd-year Biochemistry and Molecular Biology major. She is the Outreach Coordinator of Alzheimer's Buddies and an undergraduate research assistant at Heyer Lab, where she studies the impacts of homologous recombination on mutation and cancer. Post-graduation, she aspires to go to medical school and become a physician of osteopathic medicine. In her spare time, Vanessa enjoys working at the lab, volunteering at the senior center and cooking.