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.

Holloman, William
Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • DNA Damage Response
  • DNA Repair/Replication
Jallepalli, Prasad
Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • DNA Repair/Replication
  • Cell Cycle
Jasin, Maria
Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • DNA Repair/Replication
  • Cancer Biology
Keeney, Scott
Professor
Research Topics:
  • DNA Repair/Replication
Kelly, Thomas
Professor
Research Topics:
  • DNA Repair/Replication
  • Cell Cycle
Lima, Christopher
Professor
Research Topics:
  • DNA Repair/Replication
  • Post-translational Modifications
  • RNA Processing
Lue, Neal
Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Chromosome Structure and Function
  • DNA Repair/Replication
Marians, Kenneth
Professor
Research Topics:
  • DNA Repair/Replication
Petrini, John
Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Cancer Biology
  • DNA Repair/Replication
  • Chromosome Structure and Function
Powell, Simon
Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Cancer Biology
  • DNA Repair/Replication
Remus, Dirk
Associate Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • DNA Repair/Replication
Tyler, Jessica
Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Cell Cycle
  • Chromosome Structure and Function
  • DNA Repair/Replication
Zhao, Xiaolan
Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Chromosome Structure and Function
  • DNA Repair/Replication
  • Post-translational Modifications
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