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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.

Ballon, Douglas
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Imaging
  • Systems Physiology
Herzlinger, Doris
Associate Professor
Research Topics:
  • Development
  • Systems Physiology
Palmer, Lawrence
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Membranes and Membrane Proteins
  • Cellular Signaling and Regulation
  • Systems Physiology
Rafii, Shahin
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Cellular Signaling and Regulation
  • Stem Cells
  • Systems Physiology
  • Vascular Biology
Schwartz, Robert
Assistant Professor
Research Topics:
  • Systems Physiology
  • Development
Silver, Randi
Associate Dean
Research Topics:
  • Systems Physiology
  • Cellular Signaling and Regulation
  • Membranes and Membrane Proteins
Torzilli, Peter
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Mechanobiology
  • Systems Physiology
Wang, Yi
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Imaging
  • Systems Physiology
  • Neural Systems
Weinstein, Alan
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Mathematical and Computational Modeling
  • Systems Physiology
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