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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.

Anandasabapathy, Niroshana
Assistant Professor
Research Topics:
  • Tumor Immunology
  • Innate Immunity
  • Lymphocyte Biology
Blander, Julie Magarian
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Innate Immunity
  • Tumor Immunology
  • Autoimmunity
Brown, Chrysothemis
Assistant Professor
Research Topics:
  • Autoimmunity
  • Innate Immunity
  • Lymphocyte Biology
  • Tumor Immunology
Cesarman, Ethel
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Microbial Pathogenesis
  • Tumor Immunology
  • Cancer Biology
  • Cell Signaling and Signal Transduction
Chen-Kiang, Selina
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Lymphocyte Biology
  • Tumor Immunology
Cubillos-Ruiz, Juan
Associate Professor
Research Topics:
  • Tumor Immunology
  • Microbiome
  • Innate Immunity
  • Lymphocyte Biology
Diehl, Gretchen
Associate Professor
Research Topics:
  • Innate Immunity
  • Lymphocyte Biology
  • Microbial Pathogenesis
  • Tumor Immunology
Fearon, Douglas
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Tumor Immunology
Glickman, Michael
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Innate Immunity
  • Microbial Pathogenesis
  • Tumor Immunology
Hanash, Alan
Assistant Professor
Research Topics:
  • Autoimmunity
  • Innate Immunity
  • Lymphocyte Biology
  • Microbiome
  • Tumor Immunology
Li, Ming
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Lymphocyte Biology
  • Tumor Immunology
  • Autoimmunity
  • Innate Immunity
O'Reilly, Richard
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Microbial Pathogenesis
  • Tumor Immunology
Perry, Justin
Assistant Professor
Research Topics:
  • Autoimmunity
  • Innate Immunity
  • Tumor Immunology
Sadelain, Michel
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Tumor Immunology
Schietinger, Andrea
Assistant Professor
Research Topics:
  • Lymphocyte Biology
  • Tumor Immunology
Shen, Wen
Associate Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Cancer Biology
  • Tumor Immunology
  • Chromosome Structure and Function
Sonnenberg, Gregory
Associate Professor
Research Topics:
  • Microbial Pathogenesis
  • Microbiome
  • Autoimmunity
  • Lymphocyte Biology
  • Tumor Immunology
Sun, Joseph
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Lymphocyte Biology
  • Tumor Immunology
Van den Brink, Marcel
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Lymphocyte Biology
  • Microbiome
  • Tumor Immunology
Vardhana, Santosha
Assistant Professor
Research Topics:
  • Lymphocyte Biology
  • Tumor Immunology
Wolchok, Jedd
Associate Professor
Research Topics:
  • Tumor Immunology
Zeng, Melody
Assistant Professor
Research Topics:
  • Autoimmunity
  • Innate Immunity
  • Microbial Pathogenesis
  • Microbiome
  • Tumor Immunology
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