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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. Many of our faculty are members of our two affiliated Tri-Institutional Programs: Computational Biology & Medicine and Chemical Biology.

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.

Abdel-Wahab, Omar
Assistant Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Cancer Biology
  • Omics
Abramson, Erika
Professor
Program of Study:
Accardi, Alessio
Associate Professor
Research Topics:
  • Membranes and Membrane Proteins
  • Molecular and Structural Biophysics
Aguiar-Pulido, Vanessa
Adjunct Assistant
Program of Study:
Aksay, Emre
Associate Professor
Research Topics:
  • Neural Systems
  • Imaging
  • Mathematical and Computational Modeling
Alexopoulos, George
Allis, C. David
Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Gene Expression
Alonso, Laura
Professor
Program of Study:
An, Heeseon
Program of Study:
Anandasabapathy, Niroshana
Associate Professor
Research Topics:
  • Tumor Immunology
  • Innate Immunity
  • Lymphocyte Biology
Andersen, Olaf
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Membranes and Membrane Proteins
  • Molecular and Structural Biophysics
  • Mathematical and Computational Modeling
Anrather, Josef
Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Neurovascular Biology
Apostolou, Effie
Assistant Professor
Research Topics:
  • Cellular Signaling and Regulation
  • Development
  • Omics
Artis, David
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Innate Immunity
  • Lymphocyte Biology
  • Microbiome
Bachovchin, Daniel
Assistant Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Immunopharmacology
  • Chemical Biology
Bakhoum, Samuel
Assistant Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Cancer Biology
Bales, Michael
Instructor
Ballman, Karla
Professor
Program of Study:
Ballon, Douglas
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Imaging
  • Systems Physiology
Banerjee, Samprit
Associate Professor
Program of Study:
Banfelder, Jason
Adjunct Associate Professor
Bao, Zhirong
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Development
  • Omics
Bao, Yuhua
Associate Professor
Program of Study:
Barany, Francis
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Cancer Biology
  • Omics
Barbieri, Christopher
Associate Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Cancer Biology
  • Omics
  • Cell Signaling and Signal Transduction
Barrat, Franck
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Autoimmunity
  • Innate Immunity
Baylies, Mary
Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Development
  • Cell Signaling and Signal Transduction
Behrends, Czarina
Assistant Professor
Program of Study:
Bendall, Matthew
Assistant Professor
Program of Study:
Benezra, Robert
Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Cell Differentiation
  • Vascular Biology
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