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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.

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Graduate School faculty are leaders in their respective fields. Many of our faculty receive prestigious honors and awards for their teaching and research.

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The WCGS faculty experience is unique and rewarding. Faculty share their thoughts about being part of the vibrant WCGS community.

Lima, Christopher
Research Topics:
  • DNA Repair/Replication
  • Post-translational Modifications
  • RNA Processing
Mayr, Christine
Associate Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • RNA Processing
  • Cell Differentiation
Patel, Dinshaw
Research Topics:
  • RNA Processing
  • Cellular Signaling and Regulation
  • Molecular and Structural Biophysics
Ventura, Andrea
Research Topics:
  • Cancer Biology
  • RNA Processing
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