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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.

Chen, Yu
Assistant Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Cancer Biology
  • Cell Differentiation
  • Gene Expression
  • Molecular Therapeutics
  • Signaling
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Chen-Kiang, Selina
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Lymphocyte Biology
  • Tumor Immunology
Cheng, Emily
Associate Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Cancer Biology
  • Molecular Therapeutics
  • Proteomics / Genomics
  • Signal Transduction
  • Signaling
Chi, Ping
Assistant Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Cancer Biology
  • Cell Differentiation
  • Development
  • Gene Expression
  • Human Genetics
  • Molecular Therapeutics
  • Proteomics / Genomics
  • Signal Transduction
  • Signaling
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Chiosis, Gabriela
Associate Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Chemical Biology
  • Drug Discovery and Development
  • Molecular Pharmacology
Cho, Sunghee
Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Disease Modeling
  • Neural Plasticity
  • Neurodegenerative Diseases
  • Regenerative Medicine
Chodera, John
Assistant Professor
Research Topics:
  • Bioinformatics
  • Cancer Biology
  • Computational Modeling
  • Drug Discovery and Development
  • Human Genetics
  • Ion Channels
  • Mechanobiology
  • Proteomics / Genomics
  • Signal Transduction
Christini, David
Associate Dean
Research Topics:
  • Computational Modeling
  • Ion Channels
Colak, Dilek
Assistant Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Disease Modeling
  • Neural Development
  • Neural Plasticity
  • Stem Cells
Crow, Mary
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Autoimmunity
Crystal, Ronald
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Cancer Biology
  • Cell Differentiation
  • Gene Expression
  • Gene Therapy
  • Human Genetics
  • Neurodegenerative Diseases
  • Neurodegenerative Disorders
  • Stem Cells
  • Angiogenesis
  • Inflammation
  • Molecular Therapeutics
  • Proteomics / Genomics
Cubillos-Ruiz, Juan
Assistant Professor
Dahia, Chitra
Assistant Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Development
  • Molecular Therapeutics
  • Signal Transduction
  • Signaling
  • Cell Differentiation
  • Cytoskeleton and Morphogenesis
  • Gene Expression
David, Yael
Assistant Professor
Research Topics:
  • Chemical Biology
  • Cancer Biology
  • Chemical Methodology
  • Chromatin
  • Epigenetics
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Deitsch, Kirk
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Gene Expression
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DeMarco, Natalia
Assistant Professor
Program of Study:
Demichelis, Francesca
Assistant Professor
Dephoure, Noah
Assistant Professor
Research Topics:
  • Proteomics / Genomics
  • Signaling
  • Cancer Biology
  • Protein Structure / Function
Di Lorenzo, Annarita
Assistant Professor
Program of Study:
Diaz, Ivan
Assistant Professor
Dittman, Jeremy
Assistant Professor
Research Topics:
  • Biophysics
  • Cellular Trafficking
  • Neural Development
  • Neuropharmacology
  • Optical Imaging
  • Synaptic Transmission
  • Genetics
Donohoe, Mary
Assistant Professor
Research Topics:
  • Stem Cells
  • Cell Differentiation
  • Development
  • Embryogenesis
  • Gene Expression
  • Stem Cells
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  • Epigenetics
Dow, Lukas
Assistant Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Cancer Biology
  • Cell Differentiation
  • Inflammation
  • Signaling
  • Stem Cells
Du, Nancy
Assistant Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Cancer Biology
  • Molecular Therapeutics
  • Signaling
Ehrt, Sabine
Assistant Professor
Research Topics:
  • Innate Immunity
  • Microbial Pathogenesis
Elemento, Olivier
Assistant Professor
Research Topics:
  • Bioinformatics
  • Computational Modeling
Eliezer, David
Associate Professor
Research Topics:
  • Neurodegenerative Diseases
  • Neurodegenerative Disorders
  • NMR Spectroscopy
  • Protein Folding
  • Protein Structure / Function
Evans, Todd
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Angiogenesis
  • Cardiovascular Development
  • Cell Differentiation
  • Development
  • Gene Expression
  • Stem Cells

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