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.

Accardi, Alessio
Associate Professor
Research Topics:
  • Membranes and Membrane Proteins
  • Molecular and Structural Biophysics
Andersen, Olaf
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Membranes and Membrane Proteins
  • Molecular and Structural Biophysics
  • Mathematical and Computational Modeling
Blobel, Carl
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Cellular Signaling and Regulation
  • Membranes and Membrane Proteins
Boudker, Olga
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Membranes and Membrane Proteins
  • Molecular and Structural Biophysics
  • Imaging
Christini, David
Associate Dean
Research Topics:
  • Mathematical and Computational Modeling
  • Systems Physiology
  • Membranes and Membrane Proteins
Dittman, Jeremy
Associate Professor
Research Topics:
  • Neural Systems
  • Membranes and Membrane Proteins
  • Molecular and Structural Biophysics
Hite, Richard
Assistant Professor
Research Topics:
  • Membranes and Membrane Proteins
  • Molecular and Structural Biophysics
Khelashvili, George
Assistant Professor
Research Topics:
  • Membranes and Membrane Proteins
  • Mathematical and Computational Modeling
Levitz, Joshua
Assistant Professor
Research Topics:
  • Neural Systems
  • Membranes and Membrane Proteins
  • Imaging
Long, Stephen
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Membranes and Membrane Proteins
  • Molecular and Structural Biophysics
Maxfield, Frederick
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Membranes and Membrane Proteins
  • Neurodegeneration
McGraw, Timothy
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Membranes and Membrane Proteins
  • Cellular Signaling and Regulation
  • Cellular Trafficking
Menon, Anant
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Membranes and Membrane Proteins
  • Molecular and Structural Biophysics
Meyerson, Joel
Assistant Professor
Research Topics:
  • Membranes and Membrane Proteins
  • Molecular and Structural Biophysics
Nikolov, Dimitar
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Membranes and Membrane Proteins
  • Cellular Signaling and Regulation
  • Neurodevelopment
Nimigean, Crina
Associate Professor
Research Topics:
  • Membranes and Membrane Proteins
  • Molecular and Structural Biophysics
Palmer, Lawrence
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Membranes and Membrane Proteins
  • Cellular Signaling and Regulation
  • Systems Physiology
Resh, Marilyn
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Cellular Trafficking
  • Cellular Signaling and Regulation
  • Membranes and Membrane Proteins
Scheuring, Simon
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Membranes and Membrane Proteins
  • Molecular and Structural Biophysics
  • Single-molecule imaging
Shi, Lei
Assistant Professor
Research Topics:
  • Bioinformatics
  • Mathematical and Computational Modeling
  • Membranes and Membrane Proteins
Silver, Randi
Associate Dean
Research Topics:
  • Systems Physiology
  • Cellular Signaling and Regulation
  • Membranes and Membrane Proteins
Weinstein, Harel
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Membranes and Membrane Proteins
  • Molecular and Structural Biophysics
  • Mathematical and Computational Modeling
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