Graduate School of Medical Sciences
A partnership with the Sloan Kettering Institute

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.

Aksay, Emre
Associate Professor
Current Areas of Focus:
  • Neural Systems
  • Imaging
  • Mathematical and Computational Modeling
Dittman, Jeremy
Associate Professor
Current Areas of Focus:
  • Neural Systems
  • Membranes and Membrane Proteins
  • Molecular and Structural Biophysics
Gardner, Daniel
Professor
Current Areas of Focus:
  • Neural Systems
  • Bioinformatics
Grafstein, Bernice
Professor
Current Areas of Focus:
  • Neurodevelopment
  • Neural Systems
Levitz, Joshua
Associate Professor
Current Areas of Focus:
  • Neural Systems
  • Membranes and Membrane Proteins
  • Imaging
Nirenberg, Sheila
Professor
Current Areas of Focus:
  • Neural Systems
  • Imaging
  • Molecular Tools and Therapeutics
Prusky, Glen
Professor
Current Areas of Focus:
  • Neural Systems
  • Molecular Tools and Therapeutics
Tilgner, Hagen
Associate Professor
Current Areas of Focus:
  • Neurobiology
  • Neural Systems
  • Omics
  • Bioinformatics
Victor, Jonathan
Professor
Current Areas of Focus:
  • Neural Systems
  • Mathematical and Computational Modeling
Wang, Yi
Professor
Current Areas of Focus:
  • Imaging
  • Systems Physiology
  • Neural Systems
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