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Ariana Waters

Research Associate, Drug Discovery and Nanomedicine

Ariana Waters is a research associate in the Drug Discovery and Nanomedicine department at the Saint John’s Cancer Institute. She primarily assists with various drug development projects, and with in-vitro cell based screening and evaluation of drug candidates for cancer and neuro-degenerative disease.

She graduated from UC Santa Cruz with a degree in Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology. Prior to working for John Wayne, she assisted with the development of chemically engineered small-molecule drugs for a research start-up in Santa Cruz.