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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:
  • Cancer Biology
  • Cell Differentiation
  • Development
  • Chromatin Topology
Butler, Jason
Adjunct Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Cancer Biology
  • Development
  • Stem Cells
  • Vascular Biology
Chen, Shuibing
Associate Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Cell Differentiation
  • Development
  • Epithelial Polarity
  • Stem Cells
Chi, Ping
Assistant Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Cancer Biology
  • Cell Differentiation
  • Development
  • Gene Expression
  • Human Genetics
  • Molecular Therapeutics
  • Proteomics / Genomics
  • Signal Transduction
  • Signaling
  • Transcription
Dahia, Chitra
Assistant Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Development
  • Molecular Therapeutics
  • Signal Transduction
  • Signaling
  • Cell Differentiation
  • Cytoskeleton and Morphogenesis
  • Gene Expression
Evans, Todd
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Angiogenesis
  • Cardiovascular Development
  • Cell Differentiation
  • Development
  • Gene Expression
  • Stem Cells
Goldring, Mary
Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Development
  • Epithelial Polarity
  • Gene Expression
  • Inflammation
  • Proteomics / Genomics
  • Signal Transduction
  • Transcription
Graumann, Johannes
Assistant Professor
Research Topics:
  • Development
  • Neural Development
  • Proteomics / Genomics
Greenblatt, Matthew
Assistant Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Stem Cells
  • Development
  • Signal Transduction
  • Morphogenesis
Hadjantonakis, Anna-Katerina
Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Development
  • Embryogenesis
  • Optical Imaging
  • Stem Cells
  • Morphogenesis
Herzlinger, Doris
Associate Professor
Research Topics:
  • Development
Huangfu, Danwei
Associate Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Cell Differentiation
  • Development
  • Embryogenesis
  • Stem Cells
Joyner, Alexandra
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Development
  • Embryogenesis
  • Neural Development
Kafsack, Bjorn
Assistant Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Development
  • Gene Expression
  • Chromatin Structure
  • Signal Transduction
  • Transcription
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
Kim, Kitai
Assistant Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Cancer Biology
  • Cell Differentiation
  • Development
  • Embryogenesis
  • Proteomics / Genomics
  • Stem Cells
  • Transcription
Lacy, Elizabeth
Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Development
Lai, Eric
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Development
  • Gene Expression
  • Signal Transduction
Mason, Christopher
Associate Professor
Research Topics:
  • Bioinformatics
  • Computational Modeling
  • Development
  • Neural Networks
  • Stem Cells
Mayr, Christine
Associate Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Cancer Biology
  • Cell Differentiation
  • Development
  • Stem Cells
  • Non-coding RNA
Parada, Luis
Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Cancer Biology
  • Cell Differentiation
  • Development
  • Molecular Therapeutics
  • Signaling
  • Stem Cells
Selleri, Licia
Associate Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Development
Shi, Songhai
Associate Professor
Research Topics:
  • Stem Cells
  • Development
Shuman, Stewart
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Development
  • Transcription
  • Lymphocyte Biology
  • Microbial Pathogenesis
Stuhlmann, Heidi
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Angiogenesis
  • Development
  • Signaling
  • Stem Cells
  • Vascular Biology
  • Reproductive Biology
Ventura, Andrea
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Cancer Biology
  • Development
  • Gene Expression
Wang, Baolin
Associate Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Development
  • Embryogenesis
  • Signal Transduction
Zallen, Jennifer
Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Development
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