Coordinator and Associate Professor, Biology

Research Interests

Bacterial genetics / bacterial physiology, infectious diseases, immunopharmacology, science pedagogy, environmental issues.


Zucker Elyse and Trachman Julie. Spring 2013. “Teaching Environmentalism as English: Our Journey as COBI Grant Recipients.” Touchstone Vol. 6.1: 34-39.

Trachman Julie. Spring 2012. “More Than Tolerance: Disrupting Heteronormative Assumptions in a Biology Classroom.” Touchstone Vol. 5.1: 51-57.

Trachman, Julie, Casari, William, Nuñez-Rodriguez, Nelson, Henderson, Flor, Rodriguez, Yoel, Libfeld, Jason. Spring 2011. “Saturday in the Park with Franz and Joyce.” Touchstone. Vol. 4.1: 23-27.:

Henderson, Flor, Trachman, Julie, Steinberg, Olga, Nunez-Rodriguez, Nelson, Rodriguez, Yoel. Spring 2010. “Carving a Path of Sustainability in Hostos Community College.” Touchstone Vol. 3.1: 53 -56.

Trachman, Julie. Spring 2010. “Talking Until We are “Flu” in Our Faces (Taking Microbiology From Theory to Reality).” Touchstone Vol. 3.1: 47-52.

Trachman, Julie. Spring 2009. “Use of a Triple-entry Journal Assignment in a Writing Intensive Microbiology Course Section to Help Students to Read and Write More Effectively.” Touchstone Vol. 2.1: 15 – 24.

Ovtcharenko, V.I. , Trachman, J.D. 2008. Spiders (Aranei) and their associations with microorganisms. Arthropoda Selecta 17 (3-4): 203 – 209.
Trachman, J. D. 2006. “Early atherosclerosis and interferon gamma”. In Reiss, A. B., Carsons, S., Cronstein, B. N. (Eds.), Proteins involved in pathogenesis of atherosclerosis, p. 113 – 137. Research Signpost. Trivandrum, India.

Awards & Recognitions

PSC-CUNY grant renewal (2007-2008):
“The LT UCR and its possible role in regulating LT expression in response to acid stress”
PSC-CUNY grant renewal (2006-2007):
The UCR of the LT operon and its possible role in LT osmoregulaton (renewal)
PSC-CUNY grant (2005-2006):
The UCR of the LT operon and its possible role in LT osmoregulation