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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.

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
Blenis, John
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Cancer Biology
  • Cancer Pharmacology
  • Chemical Biology
  • Drug Discovery and Development
  • Molecular Pharmacology
  • Stem Cells
  • Transcription
  • Metabolism
  • RNA Processing
  • Signaling
Blobel, Carl
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Signal Transduction
  • Angiogenesis
  • Notch Signaling
  • ADAM metalloproteases
  • ADAM10 & ADAM17
  • iRhoms
  • EGF-receptor signaling
  • TNF-alpha signaling
  • Vascular Biology
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
Bouchard, Gary
Assistant Professor
Boudker, Olga
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Membrane Transporters
  • Membrane Biology / Biophys
  • Protein Structure / Function
  • X-ray Crystallography
Boutin-Foster, Carla
Associate Professor
Brentjens, Renier
Associate Professor
Program of Study:
Brown, Kristy
Assistant Professor
Program of Study:
Brown, Anthony
Associate Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Cancer Biology
  • Stem Cells
  • Wnt Signaling
Buck, Jochen
Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Antimicrobial Pharmacology
  • Chemical Biology
  • Drug Discovery and Development
  • Molecular Pharmacology
Burre, Jacqueline
Assistant Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Neurodegenerative Diseases
Butler, Jason
Associate Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Cancer Biology
  • Development
  • Stem Cells
  • Vascular Biology
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