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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.

Kafsack, Bjorn
Assistant Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Development
  • Gene Expression
  • Chromatin Structure
  • Signal Transduction
  • Transcription
Kaltschmidt, Julia
Adjunct Associate Professor
Kaushal, Rainu
Professor
Keeney, Scott
Professor
Research Topics:
  • DNA Repair/Replication
Kelly, Thomas
Professor
Research Topics:
  • DNA Repair/Replication
  • Cell Cycle
  • DNA Damage Response
  • Regulation of DNA Replication
Kentsis, Alex
Assistant Professor
Research Topics:
  • Bioinformatics
  • Cancer Biology
  • Cell Differentiation
  • Computational Modeling
  • Development
  • Drug Discovery and Development
  • Gene Expression
  • Human Genetics
  • Molecular Therapeutics
  • Proteomics / Genomics
  • Signal Transduction
  • Stem Cells
  • Chemical Biology
  • Molecular Pharmacology
Kern, Lisa
Associate Professor
Keshari, Kayvan
Assistant Professor
Research Topics:
  • Drug Discovery and Development
  • Imaging
  • Metabolism
  • NMR Spectroscopy
  • Cancer Biology
  • Molecular Therapeutics
Kharas, Michael
Assistant Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Cancer Biology
  • Cancer Pharmacology
  • Drug Discovery and Development
  • Molecular Pharmacology
  • Cell Signaling and Signal Transduction
  • Cancer Biology
  • Stem Cells
  • Transcription
Khurana, Ekta
Assistant Professor
Research Topics:
  • Bioinformatics
  • Cancer Biology
  • Computational Modeling
  • Gene Expression
  • Human Genetics
  • Proteomics / Genomics
Kim, Kitai
Assistant Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Cancer Biology
  • Cell Differentiation
  • Development
  • Embryogenesis
  • Proteomics / Genomics
  • Stem Cells
  • Transcription
Kingham, T. Peter
Assistant Professor
Program of Study:
Klein, Robert
Koff, Andrew
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Signal Transduction
Kolesnick, Richard
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Drug Discovery and Development
  • Signaling
Koretzky, Gary
Kosofsky, Barry
Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Brain Imaging
  • Neural Development
  • Neural Plasticity
Koutcher, Jason
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Imaging

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