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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.

Paik, Ji-Hye
Assistant Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Cancer Biology
  • Cell Differentiation
  • Stem Cells
Palmer, Lawrence
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Membranes and Membrane Proteins
  • Cellular Signaling and Regulation
  • Systems Physiology
Pamer, Eric
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Microbial Pathogenesis
  • Microbiome
Papaemmanuil, Elli
Assistant Professor
Program of Study:
Parada, Luis
Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Cancer Biology
  • Cell Differentiation
Park-Min, Kyung-Hyun
Assistant Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Cell Differentiation
  • Development
Pascual, Virginia
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Autoimmunity
Patel, Dinshaw
Professor
Research Topics:
  • RNA Processing
  • Cellular Signaling and Regulation
  • Molecular and Structural Biophysics
Pathak, Jyotishman
Professor
Program of Study:
Pavletich, Nikola
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Cancer Biology
  • Cellular Signaling and Regulation
  • Molecular and Structural Biophysics
Pe'er, Dana
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Cancer Biology
  • Mathematical and Computational Modeling
  • Bioinformatics
Pernis, Alessandra
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Autoimmunity
  • Lymphocyte Biology
Pertsinidis, Alexandros
Associate Professor
Research Topics:
  • Single-molecule imaging
  • Molecular and Structural Biophysics
Petrini, John
Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Cancer Biology
  • DNA Repair/Replication
  • Chromosome Structure and Function
Petsko, Gregory
Phillips, Erica
Associate Professor
Pickel, Virginia
Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Addiction
Piskounova, Elena
Assistant Professor
Research Topics:
  • Cancer Biology
Pitt, Geoffrey
Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Cardiovascular Pharmacology
  • Neurobiology
Pleil, Kristen
Assistant Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Molecular Pharmacology
  • Neuropharmacology and Neuronal Signaling
  • Addiction
Pollak, JP
Assistant Professor
Powell, Simon
Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Cancer Biology
  • DNA Repair/Replication
Prusky, Glen
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Neural Systems
  • Molecular Tools and Therapeutics
Ptashne, Mark
Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Gene Expression
Purpura, Keith
Associate Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Neural Networks
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