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.

Anderson, Kathryn
Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Embryogenesis
  • Cell Signaling and Signal Transduction
Barbieri, Christopher
Associate Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Cancer Biology
  • Omics
  • Cell Signaling and Signal Transduction
Baylies, Mary
Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Development
  • Cell Signaling and Signal Transduction
Blenis, John
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Cancer Pharmacology
  • Cell Signaling and Signal Transduction
Brown, Anthony
Associate Professor
Research Topics:
  • Cancer Biology
  • Stem Cells
  • Cell Signaling and Signal Transduction
Buck, Jochen
Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Cell Signaling and Signal Transduction
  • Renal Pharmacology
Cesarman, Ethel
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Microbial Pathogenesis
  • Tumor Immunology
  • Cancer Biology
  • Cell Signaling and Signal Transduction
Chandarlapaty, Sarat
Assistant Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Cell Signaling and Signal Transduction
  • Cancer Biology
Chen, Yu
Assistant Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Cancer Biology
  • Cell Signaling and Signal Transduction
Cheng, Emily
Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Cancer Biology
  • Cell Signaling and Signal Transduction
  • 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
Du, Nancy
Associate Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Cancer Biology
  • Cell Signaling and Signal Transduction
Funabiki, Hironori
Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Cell Cycle
  • Cell Signaling and Signal Transduction
Giannakakou, Paraskevi
Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Cancer Pharmacology
  • Molecular Pharmacology
  • Cell Signaling and Signal Transduction
Goldring, Mary
Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Development
  • Omics
  • Cell Signaling and Signal Transduction
Gudas, Lorraine
Professor/Chair
Research Topics:
  • Cancer Pharmacology
  • Cell Signaling and Signal Transduction
  • Renal Pharmacology
  • Stem Cell Pharmacology
Heller, Daniel
Associate Professor
Research Topics:
  • Cancer Pharmacology
  • Molecular Pharmacology
  • Cell Signaling and Signal Transduction
  • Molecular Tools and Therapeutics
Hemmings, Hugh
Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Molecular Pharmacology
  • Cell Signaling and Signal Transduction
Intlekofer, Andrew
Assistant Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Cancer Biology
  • Cell Signaling and Signal Transduction
Inturrisi, Charles
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Neuropharmacology and Neuronal Signaling
  • Molecular Pharmacology
  • Cell Signaling and Signal Transduction
  • Addiction
Jiang, Xuejun
Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Cancer Biology
  • Cell Signaling and Signal Transduction
Kafsack, Bjorn
Assistant Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Cell Signaling and Signal Transduction
  • Gene Expression
Kentsis, Alex
Assistant Professor
Research Topics:
  • Drug Discovery and Development
  • Cell Signaling and Signal Transduction
  • Molecular Pharmacology
  • Omics
Levin, Lonny
Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Neuropharmacology and Neuronal Signaling
  • Cell Signaling and Signal Transduction
Levine, Ross
Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Cancer Biology
  • Cell Signaling and Signal Transduction
  • Omics
Lito, Piro
Assistant Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Cancer Biology
  • Cell Signaling and Signal Transduction
Lo, James
Assistant Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Cell Signaling and Signal Transduction
Lowe, Scott
Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Cell Signaling and Signal Transduction
  • Stem Cells
  • Omics
Mittal, Vivek
Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Cancer Biology
  • Cell Signaling and Signal Transduction
  • Stem Cells
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