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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.

Cesarman, Ethel
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Microbial Pathogenesis
  • Tumor Immunology
  • Cancer Biology
  • Cell Signaling and Signal Transduction
Diehl, Gretchen
Associate Professor
Research Topics:
  • Innate Immunity
  • Lymphocyte Biology
  • Microbial Pathogenesis
  • Tumor Immunology
Ehrt, Sabine
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Innate Immunity
  • Microbial Pathogenesis
Glickman, Michael
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Innate Immunity
  • Microbial Pathogenesis
  • Tumor Immunology
Hohl, Tobias
Associate Professor
Research Topics:
  • Innate Immunity
  • Microbial Pathogenesis
Iliev, Iliyan
Associate Professor
Research Topics:
  • Microbial Pathogenesis
  • Microbiome
Jones, R. Brad
Associate Professor
Research Topics:
  • Microbial Pathogenesis
  • Lymphocyte Biology
Longman, Randy
Assistant Professor
Research Topics:
  • Innate Immunity
  • Microbial Pathogenesis
Nathan, Carl
Professor/Chair
Research Topics:
  • Innate Immunity
  • Microbial Pathogenesis
O'Reilly, Richard
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Microbial Pathogenesis
  • Tumor Immunology
Rhee, Kyu
Associate Professor
Research Topics:
  • Innate Immunity
  • Microbial Pathogenesis
Shuman, Stewart
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Development
  • Transcription
  • Lymphocyte Biology
  • Microbial Pathogenesis
Sonnenberg, Gregory
Associate Professor
Research Topics:
  • Microbial Pathogenesis
  • Microbiome
  • Autoimmunity
  • Lymphocyte Biology
  • Tumor Immunology
Worgall, Stefan
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Innate Immunity
  • Microbial Pathogenesis
Xavier, Joao
Associate Professor
Research Topics:
  • Microbial Pathogenesis
  • Cancer Biology
  • Mathematical and Computational Modeling
  • Cellular Signaling and Regulation
Zeng, Melody
Assistant Professor
Research Topics:
  • Autoimmunity
  • Innate Immunity
  • Microbial Pathogenesis
  • Microbiome
  • Tumor Immunology
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