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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.

Besmer, Peter
Professor
Program of Study:
Bishop, Tara
Assistant Professor
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
Associate Professor
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, Anthony
Associate Professor
Research Topics:
  • Cancer Biology
  • Stem Cells
  • Wnt Signaling
Brown, Kristy
Assistant Professor
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
Campagne, Fabien
Assistant Professor
Research Topics:
  • Ion Channels
  • Membrane Transporters
Campion, Thomas
Assistant Professor
Cantley, Lewis
Carrillo, Juan
Associate Professor
Carrillo, J. Emilio
Associate Professor
Program of Study:
Casalino, Lawrence
Casey, BJ
Adjunct Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Brain Imaging
  • Human Genetics
  • Neural Development
  • Neural Networks
Cassano, Patricia
Associate Professor
Cesarman, Ethel
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Cancer Biology
  • Microbial Pathogenesis
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Viral Oncogenesis
  • Virology
Chaganti, Raju
Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Cancer Biology
Chan, Timothy
Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Cancer Biology
  • Human Genetics
  • Proteomics / Genomics
Chandarlapaty, Sarat
Assistant Professor
Program of Study:
Charlson, Mary
Professor
Program of Study:
Chaudhuri, Jayanta
Associate Professor
Research Topics:
  • Lymphocyte Biology

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