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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.

Benezra, Robert
Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Cell Differentiation
  • Vascular Biology
Chen, Shuibing
Associate Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Cell Differentiation
  • Development
  • Stem Cells
Chi, Ping
Assistant Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Cancer Biology
  • Cell Differentiation
  • Development
  • Omics
Dahia, Chitra
Assistant Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Development
  • Cell Signaling and Signal Transduction
  • Cell Differentiation
Dow, Lukas
Assistant Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Cancer Biology
  • Cell Differentiation
  • Cell Signaling and Signal Transduction
  • Stem Cells
Helin, Kristian
Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Cancer Biology
  • Cell Differentiation
Huangfu, Danwei
Associate Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Cell Differentiation
  • Development
  • Embryogenesis
  • Stem Cells
Massague, Joan
Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Cancer Biology
  • Cell Differentiation
  • Stem Cells
Mayr, Christine
Associate Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • RNA Processing
  • Cell Differentiation
Paik, Ji-Hye
Assistant Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Cancer Biology
  • Cell Differentiation
  • Stem Cells
Parada, Luis
Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Cancer Biology
  • Cell Differentiation
Park-Min, Kyung-Hyun
Assistant Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Cell Differentiation
  • Development
Rodriguez-Boulan, Enrique
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Neurodevelopment
  • Cell Differentiation
Shaykhiev, Renat
Associate Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Cell Signaling and Signal Transduction
  • Cell Differentiation
Vierbuchen, Thomas
Assistant Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Cell Differentiation
  • Stem Cells
  • Cell Signaling and Signal Transduction
Zhao, Baohong
Assistant Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Cell Differentiation
  • Cell Signaling and Signal Transduction
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Graduate School of Medical Sciences
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