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.

Abdel-Wahab, Omar
Assistant Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Cancer Biology
  • Omics
Apostolou, Effie
Assistant Professor
Research Topics:
  • Cellular Signaling and Regulation
  • Development
  • Omics
Bao, Zhirong
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Development
  • Omics
Barany, Francis
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Cancer Biology
  • Omics
Barbieri, Christopher
Associate Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Cancer Biology
  • Omics
  • Cell Signaling and Signal Transduction
Berger, Michael
Assistant Professor
Research Topics:
  • Cancer Biology
  • Omics
  • Bioinformatics
Chan, Timothy
Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Cancer Biology
  • Omics
Cheng, Emily
Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Cancer Biology
  • Cell Signaling and Signal Transduction
  • Omics
Chi, Ping
Assistant Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Cancer Biology
  • Cell Differentiation
  • Development
  • Omics
Crystal, Ronald
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Cancer Biology
  • Omics
  • Molecular Tools and Therapeutics
Goldring, Mary
Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Development
  • Omics
  • Cell Signaling and Signal Transduction
Graumann, Johannes
Assistant Professor
Research Topics:
  • Omics
Greenblatt, Matthew
Assistant Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Stem Cells
  • Development
  • Omics
Imielinski, Marcin
Assistant Professor
Research Topics:
  • Cancer Biology
  • Bioinformatics
  • Omics
Kentsis, Alex
Assistant Professor
Research Topics:
  • Drug Discovery and Development
  • Cell Signaling and Signal Transduction
  • Molecular Pharmacology
  • Omics
Lai, Eric
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Development
  • Cellular Signaling and Regulation
  • Omics
Landau, Dan
Assistant Professor
Research Topics:
  • Bioinformatics
  • Cellular Signaling and Regulation
  • Omics
Levine, Ross
Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Cancer Biology
  • Cell Signaling and Signal Transduction
  • Omics
Lowe, Scott
Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Cell Signaling and Signal Transduction
  • Stem Cells
  • Omics
Schultz, Nikolaus
Associate Professor
Research Topics:
  • Cancer Biology
  • Omics
Siepel, Adam
Adjunct Professor
Research Topics:
  • Cellular Signaling and Regulation
  • Omics
  • Mathematical and Computational Modeling
Solit, David
Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Cancer Biology
  • Omics
  • Cell Signaling and Signal Transduction
Tammela, Tuomas
Assistant Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Cancer Biology
  • Omics
Taylor, Barry
Assistant Professor
Research Topics:
  • Cancer Biology
  • Omics
  • Bioinformatics
Tempst, Paul
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Transcription
  • Post-translational Modifications
  • Omics
Tilgner, Hagen
Assistant Professor
Research Topics:
  • Neurobiology
  • Neural Systems
  • Omics
  • Bioinformatics
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