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.

Colak, Dilek
Assistant Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Neurodevelopment
DeMarco, Natalia
Assistant Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Neurodevelopment
Grafstein, Bernice
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Neurodevelopment
  • Neural Systems
Hempstead, Barbara
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Neurodevelopment
  • Cellular Signaling and Regulation
Jaffrey, Samie
Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Cancer Pharmacology
  • Neuropharmacology and Neuronal Signaling
  • Drug Discovery and Development
  • Neurodevelopment
Joyner, Alexandra
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Development
  • Stem Cells
  • Neurodevelopment
  • Cancer Biology
Kosofsky, Barry
Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Neurodevelopment
Nikolov, Dimitar
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Membranes and Membrane Proteins
  • Cellular Signaling and Regulation
  • Neurodevelopment
Rodriguez-Boulan, Enrique
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Neurodevelopment
  • Cell Differentiation
Ross, M. Elizabeth
Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Neurodevelopment
Studer, Lorenz
Associate Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Neurodevelopment
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