Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Dr. Machamer is a professor of cell biology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. She joined their faculty in 1988. Her research highlights the structure and function of the Golgi complex. Her team studies the resident Golgi proteins and the assembly mechanism of coronaviruses.
Prior to Johns Hopkins, Dr. Machamer was an Associate Research Scientist in the Department of Pathology at Yale University Medical School. She is a member of several professional organizations, such as the American Society for Cell Biology and American Society for Microbiology, and she is the associate editor of Traffic.
In 2006, she won the American Heart Association Donna Garff Marriott Research Award. Dr. Machamer earned her Ph.D. in microbiology and immunology from Duke University. She completed postdoctoral training in molecular cell biology at the Salk Institute in La Jolla, California.