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.

Chiosis, Gabriela
Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Chemical Biology
  • Drug Discovery and Development
  • Molecular Pharmacology
Giannakakou, Paraskevi
Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Cancer Pharmacology
  • Molecular Pharmacology
  • Cell Signaling and Signal Transduction
Gross, Steven
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Molecular Pharmacology
  • Cellular Signaling and Regulation
Heller, Daniel
Associate Professor
Research Topics:
  • Cancer Pharmacology
  • Molecular Pharmacology
  • Cell Signaling and Signal Transduction
  • Molecular Tools and Therapeutics
Hemmings, Hugh
Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Molecular Pharmacology
  • Cell Signaling and Signal Transduction
Inturrisi, Charles
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Neuropharmacology and Neuronal Signaling
  • Molecular Pharmacology
  • Cell Signaling and Signal Transduction
  • Addiction
Kentsis, Alex
Assistant Professor
Research Topics:
  • Drug Discovery and Development
  • Cell Signaling and Signal Transduction
  • Molecular Pharmacology
  • Omics
Levi, Roberto
Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Cardiovascular Pharmacology
  • Molecular Pharmacology
Pleil, Kristen
Assistant Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Molecular Pharmacology
  • Neuropharmacology and Neuronal Signaling
  • Addiction
Rudin, Charles
Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Cell Signaling and Signal Transduction
  • Cancer Pharmacology
  • Drug Discovery and Development
  • Molecular Pharmacology
Sauve, Anthony
Associate Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Chemical Biology
  • Molecular Pharmacology
Tan, Derek
Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Chemical Biology
  • Drug Discovery and Development
  • Molecular Pharmacology
Toth, Miklos
Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Neuropharmacology and Neuronal Signaling
  • Molecular Pharmacology
  • Neurodegeneration
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