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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
Chen, Yu
Assistant Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Cancer Biology
  • Cell Differentiation
  • Gene Expression
  • Molecular Therapeutics
  • Signaling
  • Transcription
Cheng, Emily
Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Cancer Biology
  • Molecular Therapeutics
  • Proteomics / Genomics
  • Signal Transduction
  • Signaling
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
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
Dahia, Chitra
Assistant Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Development
  • Molecular Therapeutics
  • Signal Transduction
  • Signaling
  • Cell Differentiation
  • Cytoskeleton and Morphogenesis
  • Gene Expression
Du, Nancy
Associate Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Cancer Biology
  • Molecular Therapeutics
  • Signaling
Huang, Xin Yun
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Angiogenesis
  • Signal Transduction
  • Cancer Biology
  • Drug Discovery and Development
  • Molecular Therapeutics
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
Keshari, Kayvan
Associate Professor
Research Topics:
  • Drug Discovery and Development
  • Imaging
  • Metabolism
  • NMR Spectroscopy
  • Cancer Biology
  • Molecular Therapeutics
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
Levitz, Joshua
Assistant Professor
Research Topics:
  • Imaging
  • Neuropharmacology
  • Optical Imaging
  • Protein Structure / Function
  • Signaling
  • Synaptic Function
  • Ion Channels
  • Molecular Therapeutics
  • Neural Networks
  • Signal Transduction
Lito, Piro
Assistant Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Molecular Therapeutics
  • Signal Transduction
  • Cancer Biology
Lowe, Scott
Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Gene Expression
  • Inflammation
  • Molecular Therapeutics
  • Proteomics / Genomics
  • Signaling
  • Stem Cells
Paik, Ji-Hye
Assistant Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Cancer Biology
  • Cell Differentiation
  • Gene Expression
  • Molecular Therapeutics
  • Stem Cells
  • Transcription
  • Signaling
Parada, Luis
Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Cancer Biology
  • Cell Differentiation
  • Development
  • Molecular Therapeutics
  • Signaling
  • Stem Cells
Rosen, Neal
Professor
Research Topics:
  • Chemical Biology
  • Molecular Pharmacology
  • Molecular Therapeutics
  • Signaling
Solit, David
Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Cancer Biology
  • Molecular Therapeutics
  • Proteomics / Genomics
  • Signal Transduction
  • Signaling
Wendel, Hans-Guido
Associate Professor
Program of Study:
Research Topics:
  • Cancer Biology
  • Molecular Therapeutics
  • Signaling
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