Juliana Sacoman

Assistant Professor of Practice
Juliana Sacoman

Chemistry & The Commons, Room 342

Degrees and Appointments

  • B.Sc. in Biological Sciences, Campinas State University (Brazil), 2000-2004
  • M.Sc. in Cell and Structural Biology, Campinas State University (Brazil), 2005-2007
  • Ph.D. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Michigan State University, 2007-2012
  • Post-doctoral Fellow, Van Andel Research Institute, 2012-2014
  • Post-doctoral Fellow, University of Nevada Reno, 2014-2016
  • Lecturer, University of Nevada Reno, 2016-2018
  • Senior Lecturer, University of Arizona, 2019-2022

Specialties: Biochemistry education, Teacher education and preparation, Glycobiology, Metabolism, Natural products.

Research and Education Activities 

Teaching Activities 

I currently teach BIOC463A (Biochemistry Laboratory). In this course, students learn and practice a wide variety of laboratory techniques that are used in a modern biochemistry laboratory, such as site directed mutagenesis, gene expression analysis, protein production and purification, enzyme kinetics, among others.