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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.

Lacy, Elizabeth
Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Development
Lai, Eric
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Development
  • Gene Expression
  • Signal Transduction
Landau, Dan
Assistant Professor
Research Topics:
  • Bioinformatics
  • Cancer Biology
  • Cell Differentiation
  • Chromatin Topology
  • Computational Modeling
  • Gene Expression
  • Human Genetics
  • Molecular Therapeutics
  • Proteomics / Genomics
  • Evolutionary Biology
  • Epigenomics
  • Functional genomics
Lee, Ann-Hwee
Assistant Professor
Research Topics:
  • Cancer Biology
  • Metabolism
  • Protein Folding
  • Signaling
Lee, Francis
Associate Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Human Genetics
  • Neural Plasticity
  • Neuropharmacology and Neuronal Signaling
Leslie, Christina
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Computational Modeling
Levi, Roberto
Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Cardiovascular Pharmacology
  • Molecular Pharmacology
Levin, Lonny
Associate Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Antimicrobial Pharmacology
  • Cell Signaling and Signal Transduction
Levine, Ross
Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Cancer Biology
  • Human Genetics
  • Signaling
Levitz, Joshua
Assistant Professor
Research Topics:
  • Imaging
  • Neuropharmacology
  • Optical Imaging
  • Protein Structure / Function
  • Signaling
  • Synaptic Transmission
  • Ion Channels
  • Molecular Therapeutics
  • Neural Networks
  • Signal Transduction
Lewis, Jason
Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Cancer Pharmacology
  • Chemical Methodology
  • Drug Discovery and Development
  • Immunopharmacology
  • Molecular Pharmacology
  • Pharmacokinetics
Li, Ming
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Autoimmunity
  • Lymphocyte Biology
  • Tumor Immunology
Li, Yueming
Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Cancer Pharmacology
  • Chemical Biology
  • Clinical Pharmacology
  • Drug Discovery and Development
Li, Jing
Assistant Professor
Program of Study:
Lima, Christopher
Professor
Research Topics:
  • DNA Repair/Replication
  • Metabolism
  • Protein Structure / Function
  • RNA
  • RNA Processing
  • Ubiquitin
  • X-ray Crystallography
Liston, Conor
Assistant Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Brain Imaging
  • Neural Development
  • Neural Networks
  • Neural Plasticity
Lito, Piro
Assistant Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Molecular Therapeutics
  • Signal Transduction
  • Cancer Biology
Lo, James
Assistant Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Pancreatic Cells/Diabetes
  • Molecular Pharmacology
  • Metabolism
  • Metabolic Diseases
Long, Stephen
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Cancer Biology
  • Membrane Biology / Biophys
  • Protein Structure / Function
  • X-ray Crystallography
Longman, Randy
Assistant Professor
Research Topics:
  • Inflammation
  • Innate Immunity
  • Lymphocyte Biology
  • Microbial Pathogenesis
Lowe, Scott
Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Gene Expression
  • Inflammation
  • Molecular Therapeutics
  • Proteomics / Genomics
  • Signaling
  • Stem Cells
Lu, Theresa
Associate Professor
Research Topics:
  • Autoimmunity
  • Development
  • Inflammation
  • Innate Immunity
  • Stromal Cells
Lue, Neal
Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Replication
  • Chromosome Structure and Function
Luo, Minkui
Associate Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Cancer Pharmacology
  • Drug Discovery and Development
Lyden, David
Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Vascular Biology
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