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Maria Cambraia Guimaro

Maria Cambraia Guimaro

Assistant Director, Research & International Aff

University Center 116 P


Postdoc University of Maryland, Baltimore County 2022

Postdoc National Institutes of Health (NIH) 2019

Postdoc University of Brasilia 2014

Ph D University of Brasilia 2012

BS University of Brasilia 2007


+1 410 455 2932


Maria Cambraia Guimaro, Ph.D., is a Molecular Pathologist. She was a Postdoctoral Visiting Fellow at the NIH (2014-2019) and she is currently part of the STEM BUILD team at UMBC.

Research Interests

Autoimmune diseases, Parasitology, Gene-therapy, G-proteins, Science Education

Teaching Interests

Molecular Biology, Microbiology, Physiology, Anatomy, Immunology, Cell Biology, Quantitative reasoning, First-Year Seminar

Selected Classes

  • Fall 2020 SCI 101L – QuantReason: Measure&Skill Lab
  • SCI 101L – QuantReason: Measure&Skill Lab
  • FYS 101 – First Year Seminar (AH)
  • Spring 2020 FYS 101 – First Year Seminar (AH)
  • Fall 2019 SCI 101L – QuantReason: Measure&Skill Lab

Intellectual Contributions

Guimaro, Maria C., Afione, S, Tanaka, T, Chiorini, J. (2020). . 19-20. 31 1068-1073 Human Gene Therapy.

Yin, H, Kalra, L, Lai, Z, Guimaro, Maria C., Aber, L, Warner, B M., Michael, D, Zhang, N, Cabrera-Perez, J, Karim, A, Swaim, W D., Afione, S, Voigt, A, Nguyen, C Q., Yu, P B., Bloch, D B., Chiorini, J A. (2020). . 1. 10 2967 Scientific Reports.

Lai, Z, Yin, H, Cabrera-Pérez, J, Guimaro, Maria C., Afione, S, Michael, D G., Glenton, P, Patel, A, Swaim, W D., Zheng, C, Nguyen, C Q., Nyberg, F, Chiorini, J A. (2016). . 20. 113 5694-9 Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America.

Guimaro, Maria C., Alves, R M., Rose, E, Sousa, A O., de Cássia Rosa, A, Hecht, M M., Sousa, M V., Andrade, R R., Vital, T, Plachy, J, Nitz, N, Hejnar, J, Gomes, C C., Teixeira, A R. (2014). . 12. 8 e3384 PLoS neglected tropical diseases.

Teixeira, A R., Hecht, M M., Guimaro, Maria, Sousa, A O., Nitz, N. (2011). . 3. 24 592-630 Clinical Microbiology Reviews.

Teixeira, A R., Gomes, C, Nitz, N, Sousa, A O., Alves, R M., Guimaro, Maria C., Cordeiro, C, Bernal, F M., Rosa, A C., Hejnar, J, Leonardecz, E, Hecht, M M. (2011). . 3. 5 e1000 PLoS neglected tropical diseases.

Teixeira, A R., Nitz, N, Guimaro, Maria C., Gomes, C, Santos-Buch, C A. (2006). . 974. 82 788-98 Postgraduate Medical Journal.