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.

Apostolou, Effie
Assistant Professor
Research Topics:
  • Cellular Signaling and Regulation
  • Development
  • Omics
Betel, Doron
Assistant Professor
Research Topics:
  • Cellular Signaling and Regulation
  • Bioinformatics
Blobel, Carl
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Cellular Signaling and Regulation
  • Membranes and Membrane Proteins
Cantley, Lewis
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Cancer Biology
  • Cellular Signaling and Regulation
David, Yael
Assistant Professor
Research Topics:
  • Chemical Biology
  • Molecular Tools and Therapeutics
  • Cancer Biology
  • Cellular Signaling and Regulation
Ersoy, Baran
Assistant Professor
Research Topics:
  • Cellular Signaling and Regulation
Evans, Todd
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Development
  • Cellular Signaling and Regulation
  • Stem Cells
Goncalves, Marcus
Assistant Professor
Research Topics:
  • Cancer Biology
  • Cellular Signaling and Regulation
Gross, Steven
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Molecular Pharmacology
  • Cellular Signaling and Regulation
Hajjar, Katherine
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Development
  • Cellular Signaling and Regulation
  • Vascular Biology
Hajjar, David
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Cellular Signaling and Regulation
Hempstead, Barbara
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Neurodevelopment
  • Cellular Signaling and Regulation
Huang, Xin Yun
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Cellular Signaling and Regulation
  • Cancer Biology
  • Molecular Tools and Therapeutics
Huse, Morgan
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Innate Immunity
  • Lymphocyte Biology
  • Cellular Signaling and Regulation
Kolesnick, Richard
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Cellular Signaling and Regulation
  • Radiobiology
Lai, Eric
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Development
  • Cellular Signaling and Regulation
  • Omics
Landau, Dan
Assistant Professor
Research Topics:
  • Bioinformatics
  • Cellular Signaling and Regulation
  • Omics
Mason, Christopher
Associate Professor
Research Topics:
  • Bioinformatics
  • Cellular Signaling and Regulation
  • Mathematical and Computational Modeling
McGraw, Timothy
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Membranes and Membrane Proteins
  • Cellular Signaling and Regulation
  • Cellular Trafficking
Mendias, Christopher
Associate Professor
Research Topics:
  • Mechanobiology
  • Cellular Signaling and Regulation
Mezey, Jason
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Cellular Signaling and Regulation
  • Bioinformatics
Nikolov, Dimitar
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Membranes and Membrane Proteins
  • Cellular Signaling and Regulation
  • Neurodevelopment
Palmer, Lawrence
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Membranes and Membrane Proteins
  • Cellular Signaling and Regulation
  • Systems Physiology
Patel, Dinshaw
Professor
Research Topics:
  • RNA Processing
  • Cellular Signaling and Regulation
  • Molecular and Structural Biophysics
Pavletich, Nikola
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Cancer Biology
  • Cellular Signaling and Regulation
  • Molecular and Structural Biophysics
Rafii, Shahin
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Cellular Signaling and Regulation
  • Stem Cells
  • Systems Physiology
  • Vascular Biology
Resh, Marilyn
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Cellular Trafficking
  • Cellular Signaling and Regulation
  • Membranes and Membrane Proteins
Siepel, Adam
Adjunct Professor
Research Topics:
  • Cellular Signaling and Regulation
  • Omics
  • Mathematical and Computational Modeling
Silver, Randi
Associate Dean
Research Topics:
  • Systems Physiology
  • Cellular Signaling and Regulation
  • Membranes and Membrane Proteins
Simon, David
Assistant Professor
Research Topics:
  • Imaging
  • Cellular Signaling and Regulation
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