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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.

Hemmings, Hugh
Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Molecular Pharmacology
  • Anesthesia
Hempstead, Barbara
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Angiogenesis
  • Human Genetics
  • Neural Plasticity
Herzlinger, Doris
Associate Professor
Research Topics:
  • Development
Hite, Richard
Assistant Professor
Research Topics:
  • Membrane Biology / Biophys
  • Neurodegenerative Diseases
  • Protein Structure / Function
  • X-ray Crystallography
  • Cryoelectron Microscopy
Hohl, Tobias
Associate Professor
Research Topics:
  • Innate Immunity
  • Microbial Pathogenesis
  • Receptors
Hollenberg, James
Associate Professor
Holloman, William
Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • DNA Damage Response
  • Genomic Integrity
Houvras, Yariv
Assistant Professor
Program of Study:
Huang, Xin Yun
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Angiogenesis
  • Signal Transduction
  • Cancer Biology
  • Drug Discovery and Development
  • Molecular Therapeutics
Huangfu, Danwei
Associate Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Cell Differentiation
  • Development
  • Embryogenesis
  • Stem Cells
Hupert, Nathaniel
Associate Professor
Program of Study:
Hurwitz, Jerard
Professor
Research Topics:
  • DNA Repair/Replication
Huse, Morgan
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Innate Immunity
  • Lymphocyte Biology
  • Signaling
Iacobuzio-Donahue, Christine
Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Metastasis
  • Human Genetics
Iadecola, Costantino
Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Brain Imaging
  • Cardiovascular Control
  • Cerebral Circulation
  • Neural Plasticity
  • Renin-angiotensin System
Iliev, Iliyan
Assistant Professor
Research Topics:
  • Inflammation
  • Innate Immunity
  • Microbial Pathogenesis
  • Computational Modeling
  • Microbiome
  • Mycobiome
  • Fungal Immunology
Imielinski, Marcin
Professor
Imperato-McGinley, Julianne
Professor
Inturrisi, Charles
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Analgesics and Pain
  • Molecular Pharmacology
  • Cell Signaling and Signal Transduction
Ivashkiv, Lionel
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Epigenetics
  • Innate Immunity
  • Signaling
  • Cytokines
Jaffrey, Samie
Associate Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Chemical Biology
  • Neuropharmacology
  • Imaging
  • Molecular Pharmacology
Jallepalli, Prasad
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Replication
Jasin, Maria
Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Cancer Biology
Jiang, Xuejun
Associate Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Cancer Biology
  • Signaling
Johnson, Stephen
Professor
Program of Study:
Johnson, Warren
Josefowicz, Steven
Joyner, Alexandra
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Development
  • Embryogenesis
  • Neural Development
Jung, Arian
Assistant Professor
Program of Study:
Kafsack, Bjorn
Assistant Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Development
  • Gene Expression
  • Chromatin Structure
  • Signal Transduction
  • Transcription
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Graduate School of Medical Sciences
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