Juliana joined the Heifets Lab in July 2017. She received her Ph.D. in Neuroscience at the University of Sao Paulo in Brazil. In the Heifets Lab, Juliana is working on projects related to MDMA, the goal is a better understanding of the mechanisms behind the behavior changes related to MDMA. She is also helping in other collaborations in the Lab.
Outside of the lab, Juliana enjoys travel, spend time with her family, and hiking with her dogs.