Tiara Moore

757-237-3345 | tmoore5@uw.edu

Office Location

Levin Lab
Benjamin Hall, Room 306

Website

www.curlyscientist.com

Sponsoring Faculty

Phil Levin

Education

Ph.D., University of California Los Angeles, Biology
M.S., Hampton University, Biology
B.S., Winthrop University, Biology

Research Areas

  • Marine science
  • Soil environmental DNA
  • Biodiversity
  • Restoration of old growth forests

Honors and Awards

  • 2019: CERF’s Rising TIDES Program Mentor ($500) **

  • 2019: ASLO Multicultural Program Participant (conference travel expenses) **

  • 2019: EEB Department Graduate Spring Research Grant Recipient, UCLA ($2,000)

  • 2018: ASLO Fellow

  • 2018: ASLO Multicultural Program Participant (conference travel expenses) **

  • 2018: EEB Department Graduate Summer Research Grant Recipient, UCLA ($3,000)

  • 2018: EEB Department Graduate Winter Research Grant Recipient, UCLA ($1,800)

  • 2017: EEB Department Graduate Fall Research Grant Recipient, UCLA ($1,500)

  • 2016: ASLO Multicultural Program Participant (conference travel expenses) **

  • 2015: La Kretz Graduate Research Grant Recipient, UCLA ($1,200)

  • 2015: UC-HBCU Initiative Fellowship Recipient, UCLA (full tuition and stipend) **

  • 2015: ASLO Multicultural Program Participant (conference travel expenses) **

  • 2015: Competitive Edge Doctoral Summer Bridge Program Fellowship, UCLA ($6,000) **

  • 2015: Student Member, ASLO Board of Directors (Term: 2015-2018)

  • 2015: Peer Mentor, UC-HBCU Initiative Summer Program ($3,000) **

  • 2014: ASLO Multicultural Program Participant (conference travel expenses) **

  • 2014: CHBGS/ProQuest Distinguished Master’s Thesis Award ($500)

  • 2013: UC-HBCU Initiative Summer Fellowship Recipient ($5,000) **

  • 2013: ASLO Multicultural Program Participant (conference travel expenses) **

  • 2012: Living Marine Resources Cooperative Science Fellowship Recipient ($10,000) **

  • 2010: Woman of Achievement Award, Winthrop University

  • 2009: Excellence in Leadership Award, Winthrop University

Selected Publications

2019: Moore T. Nutrient Enrichment Promotes Eutrophication in the Form of Macroalgal Blooms Causing Cascading Effects in Two Anthropogenically Disturbed Coastal Ecosystems. ProQuest Dissertations and Theses.

2019: Meyer R, ………., Moore T, ……, & Wayne R. The California environmental DNA “CALeDNA” Program. California Agriculture.

2018: Moore T & Cuker B. Sedimentary Oxygen Demand (SOD) and Orthophosphate Release: Sustaining Eutrophication in a Tributary of the Chesapeake Bay. Journal of Water Resources and Ocean Science.

2016: Leasi F, Gaynus C, Mahardini A, Moore T, Norenburg J, & Barber P. Spatial and ecological distribution of neglected microinvertebrate communities across endangered ecosystems: Meiofauna in Bali (Indonesia). Marine Ecology.

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