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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.

Meyerson, Joel
Assistant Professor
Research Topics:
  • Membranes and Membrane Proteins
  • Molecular and Structural Biophysics
Mezey, Jason
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Cellular Signaling and Regulation
  • Bioinformatics
Milner, Teresa
Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Addiction
Mittal, Vivek
Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Cancer Biology
  • Cell Signaling and Signal Transduction
  • Stem Cells
Moscat-Guillen, Jorge
Professor
Program of Study:
Mushlin, Alvin
Nam, Seung Ha
Assistant Professor
Program of Study:
Nathan, Carl
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Innate Immunity
  • Microbial Pathogenesis
Nguyen-Novotny, My Linh
Niethammer, Philipp
Associate Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Cancer Biology
Nikolov, Dimitar
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Membranes and Membrane Proteins
  • Cellular Signaling and Regulation
  • Neurodevelopment
Nimigean, Crina
Associate Professor
Research Topics:
  • Membranes and Membrane Proteins
  • Molecular and Structural Biophysics
Nirenberg, Sheila
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Neural Systems
  • Imaging
  • Molecular Tools and Therapeutics
Nixon, Douglas
Professor
Program of Study:
Norman, Thomas
Assistant Professor
Nowak, Dawid
Assistant Professor
Program of Study:
Nussenzweig, Michel
O'Reilly, Richard
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Microbial Pathogenesis
  • Tumor Immunology
Ordureau, Alban
Assistant Professor
Program of Study:
Orr, Anna
Assistant Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Neurodegeneration
Overholtzer, Michael
Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Cancer Biology
  • Cell Signaling and Signal Transduction
  • Stem Cells
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
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
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