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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.

Aksay, Emre
Associate Professor
Research Topics:
  • Neural Networks
  • Computational Modeling
  • Imaging
  • Connectomics
  • Learning and Memory
Andersen, Olaf
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Ion Channels
  • Computational Modeling
  • Membrane Biology / Biophys
  • Protein Structure / Function
  • Mechanobiology
Chodera, John
Assistant Professor
Research Topics:
  • Bioinformatics
  • Cancer Biology
  • Computational Modeling
  • Drug Discovery and Development
  • Human Genetics
  • Ion Channels
  • Mechanobiology
  • Proteomics / Genomics
  • Signal Transduction
Christini, David
Associate Dean
Research Topics:
  • Computational Modeling
  • Ion Channels
Elemento, Olivier
Associate Professor
Research Topics:
  • Bioinformatics
  • Computational Modeling
Fuchs, Thomas
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Bioinformatics
  • Cancer Biology
  • Computational Modeling
  • Imaging
  • Neural Networks
Kentsis, Alex
Assistant Professor
Research Topics:
  • Bioinformatics
  • Cancer Biology
  • Cell Differentiation
  • Computational Modeling
  • Development
  • Drug Discovery and Development
  • Gene Expression
  • Human Genetics
  • Molecular Therapeutics
  • Proteomics / Genomics
  • Signal Transduction
  • Stem Cells
  • Chemical Biology
  • Molecular Pharmacology
Khurana, Ekta
Assistant Professor
Research Topics:
  • Bioinformatics
  • Cancer Biology
  • Computational Modeling
  • Gene Expression
  • Human Genetics
  • Proteomics / Genomics
Landau, Dan
Assistant Professor
Research Topics:
  • Bioinformatics
  • Cancer Biology
  • Cell Differentiation
  • Chromatin Topology
  • Computational Modeling
  • Gene Expression
  • Human Genetics
  • Molecular Therapeutics
  • Proteomics / Genomics
  • Evolutionary Biology
  • Epigenomics
  • Functional genomics
Leslie, Christina
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Computational Modeling
Mason, Christopher
Associate Professor
Research Topics:
  • Bioinformatics
  • Computational Modeling
  • Development
  • Neural Networks
  • Stem Cells
Shi, Lei
Assistant Professor
Research Topics:
  • Bioinformatics
  • Computational Modeling
  • Drug Discovery and Development
  • Membrane Transporters
Weinstein, Alan
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Computational Modeling
Weinstein, Harel
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Bioinformatics
  • Computational Modeling
Xavier, Joao
Associate Professor
Research Topics:
  • Computational Modeling
  • Imaging
  • Gene Expression
  • Microbial Pathogenesis
  • Signaling
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