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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.

Barbieri, Christopher
Associate Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Cancer Biology
  • Human Genetics
  • Molecular Therapeutics
  • Proteomics / Genomics
  • Signal Transduction
  • Transcriptional Control
Chan, Timothy
Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Cancer Biology
  • Human Genetics
  • Proteomics / Genomics
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
Chodera, John
Assistant Professor
Research Topics:
  • Bioinformatics
  • Cancer Biology
  • Computational Modeling
  • Drug Discovery and Development
  • Human Genetics
  • Ion Channels
  • Mechanobiology
  • Proteomics / Genomics
  • Signal Transduction
Crystal, Ronald
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Cancer Biology
  • Cell Differentiation
  • Gene Expression
  • Gene Therapy
  • Human Genetics
  • Neurodegeneration
  • Neurodegenerative Disorders
  • Stem Cells
  • Angiogenesis
  • Inflammation
  • Molecular Therapeutics
  • Proteomics / Genomics
Hajirasouliha, Iman
Assistant Professor
Research Topics:
  • Bioinformatics
  • Cancer Biology
  • Human Genetics
Iacobuzio-Donahue, Christine
Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Metastasis
  • Human Genetics
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
Lee, Francis
Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Human Genetics
  • Neuropharmacology and Neuronal Signaling
Levine, Ross
Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Cancer Biology
  • Human Genetics
  • Signaling
Rodriguez-Boulan, Enrique
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Human Genetics
  • Neural Development
  • Epithelial Polarity
Seandel, Marco
Associate Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Cancer Biology
  • Human Genetics
  • Stem Cells
  • Reproductive Biology
  • Spermatogonial Stem Cells
  • Vascular Biology
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