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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.

Blenis, John
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Cancer Biology
  • Cancer Pharmacology
  • Chemical Biology
  • Drug Discovery and Development
  • Molecular Pharmacology
  • Stem Cells
  • Transcription
  • Metabolism
  • RNA Processing
  • Signaling
Keshari, Kayvan
Associate Professor
Research Topics:
  • Drug Discovery and Development
  • Imaging
  • Metabolism
  • NMR Spectroscopy
  • Cancer Biology
  • Molecular Therapeutics
Lima, Christopher
Professor
Research Topics:
  • DNA Repair/Replication
  • Metabolism
  • Protein Structure / Function
  • RNA Biology
  • RNA Processing
  • Ubiquitin
  • X-ray Crystallography
  • Cryoelectron Microscopy
Lo, James
Assistant Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Pancreatic Cells/Diabetes
  • Molecular Pharmacology
  • Metabolism
  • Metabolic Diseases
McGraw, Timothy
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Cancer Biology
  • Imaging
  • Membrane Biology / Biophys
  • Metabolism
  • Optical Imaging
  • Signaling
Zippin, Jonathan
Associate Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Cancer Biology
  • Cell Signaling and Signal Transduction
  • Metabolism
  • Pigmentation
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Graduate School of Medical Sciences
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