Graduate School of Medical Sciences

Student Stories

Neuroscience
Jean Rivera

I’m a firm believer that in order to excel in something, you must be passionate about it. Combining my passion for science with the drive to help others motivated me to enroll in a Ph.D. program at Weill Cornell.

Immunology & Microbial Pathogenesis
Nora Pyenson

My favorite part of Weill Cornell is the sense of community within the graduate school and the research institutions –– students and faculty are genuinely interested in supporting one another.

Pharmacology
Corrin Pimentel

Through the institutional collaboration between Weill Cornell and Memorial Sloan Kettering, I’m able to conduct my research at MSK surrounded by brilliant scientists. The opportunities are unmatched and the support systems I’ve built has helped me to take advantage of them.

Neuroscience
Baila Hall

I chose Weill Cornell for my graduate studies because not only was the research high level and cutting edge, but the community was collaborative and engaging.

Cell & Developmental Biology
Theodore Giavridis

"Weill Cornell offers a unique blend of opportunities. New York is a great place to be, with so many things to do during your free time."

Physiology, Biophysics & Systems Biology
Ben Burrnett

"There is an incredible diversity of research at Weill Cornell, and all completely accessible to graduate students."

Biochemistry & Structural Biology
Alisa Dong

"As part of the Tri-Institutional campus, these few blocks are jam packed with scientists to collaborate with and bounce ideas off of."

Neuroscience
Raphael Bendriem

"Faculty members are approachable and supportive. I feel comfortable dropping by their lab to ask for advice, lab-related or not."

Weill Cornell Medicine
Graduate School of Medical Sciences
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