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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.

Apostolou, Effie
Assistant Professor
Research Topics:
  • Cellular Signaling and Regulation
  • Development
  • Omics
Bao, Zhirong
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Development
  • Omics
Baylies, Mary
Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Development
  • Cell Signaling and Signal Transduction
Butler, Jason
Adjunct Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Cancer Biology
  • Development
  • Stem Cells
  • Vascular Biology
Cao, Jingli
Assistant Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Development
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
Evans, Todd
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Development
  • Cellular Signaling and Regulation
  • Stem Cells
Goldring, Mary
Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Development
  • Omics
  • Cell Signaling and Signal Transduction
Greenblatt, Matthew
Assistant Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Stem Cells
  • Development
  • Omics
Hadjantonakis, Anna-Katerina
Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Development
  • Stem Cells
  • Cancer Biology
Hajjar, Katherine
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Development
  • Cellular Signaling and Regulation
  • Vascular Biology
Herzlinger, Doris
Associate Professor
Research Topics:
  • Development
  • Systems Physiology
Huangfu, Danwei
Associate Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Cell Differentiation
  • Development
  • Embryogenesis
  • Stem Cells
Joyner, Alexandra
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Development
  • Stem Cells
  • Neurodevelopment
  • Cancer Biology
Kim, Kitai
Assistant Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Cancer Biology
  • Development
  • Stem Cells
Lai, Eric
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Development
  • Cellular Signaling and Regulation
  • Omics
Park-Min, Kyung-Hyun
Assistant Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Cell Differentiation
  • Development
Schwartz, Robert
Assistant Professor
Research Topics:
  • Systems Physiology
  • Development
Selleri, Licia
Associate Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Development
Shi, Songhai
Associate Professor
Research Topics:
  • Stem Cells
  • Development
  • Neural Networks
Shuman, Stewart
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Development
  • Transcription
  • Lymphocyte Biology
  • Microbial Pathogenesis
Stuhlmann, Heidi
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Development
  • Cell Signaling and Signal Transduction
  • Stem Cells
Zallen, Jennifer
Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Development
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