tanner waters

Tanner Waters

Institute of the Environment and Sustainability

La Kretz Hall, Suite 300
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Pronouns: he, him, his

Using environmental DNA for marine restoration and conservation

Tanner Waters is a third-year doctoral student at UCLA’s Institute of the Environment and Sustainability studying marine genetics. His work uses environmental DNA to understand landscape scale conservation and restoration efforts and methylation/oxidative stress biomarkers to learn the impacts of climate change at the organismal level. 

Tanner is a fellow with UCLA’s Center for Diverse Leadership in Science working to increase diversity, equity and inclusion in the sustainability movement as well as increase recruitment and retention of underrepresented groups in the geosciences.