Graduate School of Medical Sciences
A partnership with the Sloan Kettering Institute

Joan Massagué, PhD

What sets Weill Cornell apart from other institutions?

Its emphasis on connecting students with a range of basic biomedical sciences and applied transitional projects.

What do you feel are the strengths of the Weill Cornell Graduate School?

The spirit of collaboration between and within the partnership of Weill Cornell and Sloan Kettering.

What do you enjoy the most about working and living in New York City?

Everybody comes through New York all the time- top scientists, dear friends, cultural icons, close family, the least boring minds and most creative geniuses.

What do you enjoy most about working with graduate students?

Guiding and learning from folks who are at the peak of their creative powers.

What is your proudest accomplishment at Weill Cornell thus far?  

Having had the opportunity to mentor 12 PhD graduates through their theses

What advice would you give to applicants?

Know your strengths well and your weakness better, then build on that.

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