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Faculty

Weill Cornell Graduate School appoints faculty to each of the degree programs. Our PhD faculty also hold Weill Cornell Medical College appointments or an appointment with Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. WCGS has appointed over 300 exceptional professors to the faculty. Our faculty continue to engage in cutting-edge research and work alongside our students, mentoring and directing their education.

Faculty Honors

Graduate School faculty are leaders in their respective fields. Many of our faculty receive prestigious honors and awards for their teaching and research.

Faculty Stories

The WCGS faculty experience is unique and rewarding. Faculty share their thoughts about being part of the vibrant WCGS community.

Abramson, Erika
Assistant Professor
Program of Study:
Accardi, Alessio
Assistant Professor
Research Topics:
  • Ion Channels
  • Membrane Transporters
Aksay, Emre
Assistant Professor
Research Topics:
  • Neural Networks
  • Computational Modeling
  • Imaging
  • Connectomics
  • Learning and Memory
Alexopoulos, George
Allis, C. David
Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Gene Expression
Ancker, Jessica
Associate Professor
Andersen, Olaf
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Ion Channels
  • Computational Modeling
  • Membrane Biology / Biophys
  • Protein Structure / Function
  • Mechanobiology
Anderson, Kathryn
Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Embryogenesis
  • Signal Transduction
  • Morphogenesis
Anrather, Josef
Professor
Program of Study:
Apostolou, Effie
Assistant Professor
Research Topics:
  • Cancer Biology
  • Cell Differentiation
  • Development
  • Chromatin Topology
Artis, David
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Inflammation
  • Innate Immunity
  • Lymphocyte Biology
  • Microbial Pathogenesis
Bachovchin, Daniel
Assistant Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Cancer Biology
  • Cancer Pharmacology
  • Cell Signaling and Signal Transduction
  • Chemical Biology
  • Chemical Methodology
  • Drug Discovery and Development
  • Molecular Pharmacology
  • Organic Synthesis
  • Rational Drug Design
Baker, Harriet
Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Neural Development
Ballman, Karla
Assistant Professor
Program of Study:
Ballon, Douglas
Associate Professor
Research Topics:
  • Imaging
Balsari, Satchit
Assistant Professor
Program of Study:
Banerjee, Samprit
Assistant Professor
Program of Study:
Bao, Yuhua
Associate Professor
Program of Study:
Bao, Zhirong
Associate Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Embryogenesis
Barany, Francis
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Cancer Biology
  • Proteomics / Genomics
Barbieri, Christopher
Assistant Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Cancer Biology
  • Human Genetics
  • Molecular Therapeutics
  • Proteomics / Genomics
  • Signal Transduction
  • Transcriptional Control
Barrat, Franck
Associate Professor
Research Topics:
  • Autoimmunity
  • Inflammation
  • Innate Immunity
  • Signaling
Baylies, Mary
Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Embryogenesis
  • Signal Transduction
Beal, M. Flint
Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Neurodegenerative Diseases
Benezra, Robert
Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Cell Differentiation
  • Vascular Biology
Berger, Michael
Assistant Professor
Research Topics:
  • Cancer Biology
  • Proteomics / Genomics
Bishop, Tara
Assistant Professor
Program of Study:
Blanchard, Scott
Associate Professor
Research Topics:
  • Optical Imaging
  • RNA
  • Single-molecule imaging
  • Fluorescence and biophysical methods development
  • Membrane Protein Dynamics
  • Protein synthesis translation control
  • Ribosome mechanism: structure & function
  • Small-molecule mechanisms of action
Blander, Julie Magarian
Associate Professor
Research Topics:
  • Antigen Processing and Presentation
  • Host-microbe Interactions
  • Inflammation
  • Innate Immunity
  • Cell Death
  • Cell Differentiation
  • Gene Expression
  • Mucosal Immunology
  • Receptors
  • Signaling
  • Signal Transduction
  • Subcellular Trafficking
  • Transcription
  • Tumor Immunology
  • Tissue Homeostasis
  • Vaccine Development
Blasberg, Ronald
Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Neuro-oncology
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