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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.

Anderson, Kathryn
Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Embryogenesis
  • Signal Transduction
  • Morphogenesis
Barbieri, Christopher
Associate Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Cancer Biology
  • Human Genetics
  • Molecular Therapeutics
  • Proteomics / Genomics
  • Signal Transduction
  • Transcriptional Control
Baylies, Mary
Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Embryogenesis
  • Signal Transduction
Blobel, Carl
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Signal Transduction
  • Angiogenesis
  • Notch Signaling
  • ADAM metalloproteases
  • ADAM10 & ADAM17
  • iRhoms
  • EGF-receptor signaling
  • TNF-alpha signaling
  • Vascular Biology
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
Cheng, Emily
Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Cancer Biology
  • Molecular Therapeutics
  • Proteomics / Genomics
  • Signal Transduction
  • Signaling
Chi, Ping
Assistant Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Cancer Biology
  • Cell Differentiation
  • Development
  • Gene Expression
  • Human Genetics
  • Molecular Therapeutics
  • Proteomics / Genomics
  • Signal Transduction
  • Signaling
  • Transcription
Chodera, John
Assistant Professor
Research Topics:
  • Bioinformatics
  • Cancer Biology
  • Computational Modeling
  • Drug Discovery and Development
  • Human Genetics
  • Ion Channels
  • Mechanobiology
  • Proteomics / Genomics
  • Signal Transduction
Dahia, Chitra
Assistant Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Development
  • Molecular Therapeutics
  • Signal Transduction
  • Signaling
  • Cell Differentiation
  • Cytoskeleton and Morphogenesis
  • Gene Expression
Goldring, Mary
Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Development
  • Epithelial Polarity
  • Gene Expression
  • Inflammation
  • Proteomics / Genomics
  • Signal Transduction
  • Transcription
Greenblatt, Matthew
Assistant Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Stem Cells
  • Development
  • Signal Transduction
  • Morphogenesis
Huang, Xin Yun
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Angiogenesis
  • Signal Transduction
  • Cancer Biology
  • Drug Discovery and Development
  • Molecular Therapeutics
Kafsack, Bjorn
Assistant Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Development
  • Gene Expression
  • Chromatin Structure
  • Signal Transduction
  • Transcription
Kentsis, Alex
Assistant Professor
Research Topics:
  • Bioinformatics
  • Cancer Biology
  • Cell Differentiation
  • Computational Modeling
  • Development
  • Drug Discovery and Development
  • Gene Expression
  • Human Genetics
  • Molecular Therapeutics
  • Proteomics / Genomics
  • Signal Transduction
  • Stem Cells
  • Chemical Biology
  • Molecular Pharmacology
Koff, Andrew
Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Signal Transduction
Lai, Eric
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Development
  • Gene Expression
  • Signal Transduction
Levitz, Joshua
Assistant Professor
Research Topics:
  • Imaging
  • Neuropharmacology
  • Optical Imaging
  • Protein Structure / Function
  • Signaling
  • Synaptic Function
  • Ion Channels
  • Molecular Therapeutics
  • Neural Networks
  • Signal Transduction
Lito, Piro
Assistant Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Molecular Therapeutics
  • Signal Transduction
  • Cancer Biology
Solit, David
Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Cancer Biology
  • Molecular Therapeutics
  • Proteomics / Genomics
  • Signal Transduction
  • Signaling
Wang, Baolin
Associate Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Development
  • Embryogenesis
  • Signal Transduction
Zhao, Baohong
Assistant Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Cell Differentiation
  • Signal Transduction
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