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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.

Inturrisi, Charles
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Neuropharmacology and Neuronal Signaling
  • Molecular Pharmacology
  • Cell Signaling and Signal Transduction
  • Addiction
Ishii, Makoto
Assistant Professor
Program of Study:
Ivashkiv, Lionel
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Innate Immunity
Jaffrey, Samie
Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Cancer Pharmacology
  • Neuropharmacology and Neuronal Signaling
  • Drug Discovery and Development
  • Neurodevelopment
Jallepalli, Prasad
Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • DNA Repair/Replication
  • Cell Cycle
Jasin, Maria
Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • DNA Repair/Replication
  • Cancer Biology
Jiang, Xuejun
Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Cancer Biology
  • Cell Signaling and Signal Transduction
Johnson, Warren
Jones, R. Brad
Associate Professor
Research Topics:
  • Microbial Pathogenesis
  • Lymphocyte Biology
Josefowicz, Steven
Assistant Professor
Research Topics:
  • Lymphocyte Biology
  • Autoimmunity
  • Innate Immunity
Joyner, Alexandra
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Development
  • Stem Cells
  • Neurodevelopment
  • Cancer Biology
Jung, Arian
Assistant Professor
Program of Study:
Kafsack, Bjorn
Assistant Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Cell Signaling and Signal Transduction
  • Gene Expression
Karim, Salim S.
Adjunct Professor
Kaushal, Rainu
Professor
Program of Study:
Keeney, Scott
Professor
Research Topics:
  • DNA Repair/Replication
Kelly, Thomas
Professor
Research Topics:
  • DNA Repair/Replication
  • Cell Cycle
Kentsis, Alex
Assistant Professor
Research Topics:
  • Drug Discovery and Development
  • Cell Signaling and Signal Transduction
  • Molecular Pharmacology
  • Omics
Kern, Lisa
Associate Professor
Program of Study:
Keshari, Kayvan
Associate Professor
Research Topics:
  • Cancer Biology
  • Molecular Tools and Therapeutics
Kharas, Michael
Associate Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Cancer Pharmacology
  • Stem Cell Pharmacology
Khelashvili, George
Assistant Professor
Research Topics:
  • Membranes and Membrane Proteins
  • Mathematical and Computational Modeling
Khurana, Ekta
Assistant Professor
Research Topics:
  • Bioinformatics
  • Cancer Biology
  • Mathematical and Computational Modeling
Kim, Kitai
Assistant Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Cancer Biology
  • Development
  • Stem Cells
Kingham, T. Peter
Kirkman, Laura
Assistant Professor
Program of Study:
Kjaer, Klaus
Associate Professor
Kleaveland, Benjamin
Assistant Professor
Program of Study:
Koff, Andrew
Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Cancer Biology
  • Cell Cycle
Kolesnick, Richard
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Cellular Signaling and Regulation
  • Radiobiology
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