Graduate School of Medical Sciences
A partnership with the Sloan Kettering Institute

Student Stories

Computational Biology
Aditi Gopalan

I have enjoyed exploring a bunch of different areas of research, specifically those to which I was completely new. Everyone here has been extremely supportive and there has been a lot of room for growth. Overall it's been really fun figuring out what I'd like to do moving forward!

Biomedical Imaging
Juntong Jing

As a first-year graduate... I was amazed by the quantity and quality of our lab experience. 

Computational Biology
Austin Varela

Weill Cornell is unique in how focused it is on medical science research. There is no other institution where I can so easily find professors to collaborate with for clinical research. In the short time I have spent in the program, I have meaningfully contributed to several projects that will be published.

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.

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.

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."

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."

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 1300 York Ave. Box 65 New York, NY 10065 Phone: (212) 746-6565 Fax: (212) 746-8906