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WCGS: Alumni Profiles

Faranak Fattahi

At Weill Cornell, I received tremendous exposure to a broad range of exciting and cutting-edge scientific expertise. I was incredibly lucky to have one of the pioneers of pluripotent stem cell research, Dr. Lorenz Studer, as my graduate mentor.... View full story...

Sam Globus

WCGS provided me with an amazing scientific foundation, both in the core classes and through my work in the lab. It taught me how to approach a scientific problem by boiling it down to its core components and focusing on confronting the specific... View full story...

Ting Jia

The solid scientific training at WCGS really enabled me to quickly dive into the science and clinical data and analyze the advantages of certain technologies and drugs over others. The professional network at WCGS has also allowed me to access... View full story...

Weill Cornell prepared me phenomenally! I had a terrific mentor for my dissertation, who fostered a love for science and intellectual passion in me. I also had an amazing team of faculty mentors who provided support, guidance and encouragement to... View full story...

Neel S Madhukar

I loved Weill Cornell’s flexibility. For example, there are no required core classes, so I was able to select classes ranging from programming to general cell biology. I also appreciated that members of my cohort came from diverse backgrounds,... View full story...

Jamie McBean

At Weill Cornell, I learned how to take difficult scientific concepts and distill them into elements that various audiences can understand. I was also able to hone my presentation and explanation skills throughout my years there, which help me... View full story...

Emily Joel Mercer

The scientific literacy I gained during my PhD studies allows me to quickly get up to speed on new topics and hold my own in conversation with experts in the field. Coupled with an ability to think critically, this is really the lynchpin for... View full story...

Kate Rochlin

My work and personal connections at Weill Cornell paved the way to my success. The critical thinking and scientific rigor I was taught are important in my work as a developer of novel therapeutics and products. Weill Cornell also fostered my love... View full story...

Bojana Zupan

The research training I received at WCGS definitely prepared me well for the research aspect of my current position. Teaching, however, was something I discovered indirectly. I was a teaching assistant for numerous courses at WCGS, so when... View full story...

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