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TOMMY VIERBUCHEN, Stanford graduate student studying cancer biology




Major: Cancer Biology

College/Employer: Stanford University School of Medicine

Year of Graduation: G

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Brief Biographical Sketch:

I am a new graduate student in the cancer biology program at Stanford. I am interested in the biology of aging, both from a molecular and evolutionary perspective. I graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 2008 and I am originally from Charlottesville, Virginia.



Past Classes

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S125: Searching for the fountain of youth in Splash! Fall 2008 (Oct. 18, 2008)
Have you ever wondered why you grow old? Or why some animals live to be 3 years old and others can live past 100? Biologists have started to investigate these questions and have found some suprising answers.