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Ariana Waters

Research Associate, Department of Translational Neurosciences and Neurotherapeutics

Ariana Waters is a research assistant at the Department of Translational Neurosciences and Neurotherapeutics at Saint John’s Cancer Institute and Pacific Neuroscience Research Center at PNI. She primarily assists with multiple drug development projects and with in-vitro cell based screening of potential drug candidates for treating brain cancer and other neuro-oncology related diseases.

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.