Department of

Biochemistry

 

Faculty in the Department of Biochemistry participate in the following graduate training programs:

Biochemistry and Structural Biology Tri-Institutional Training Program in Chemical Biology Tri-Institutional MDPhD Training Program Neuroscience Immunology & Microbial Pathogenesis Physiology, Biophysics & Systems Biology
Primary Faculty
faculty photo Maxfield, Fred

Chair, Professor

Weill Cornell MedicINE

Membrane Biology & Disease

Dephoure, Noah

Assistant Professor

Weill Cornell MedicINE

Cellular Signaling Pathways

faculty photo Dittman, Jeremy

Associate Professor

Weill Cornell MedicINE

Biophysics of synaptic proteins in C. elegans

faculty photo Eliezer, David

Associate Professor

Weill Cornell MedicINE

Structural Biology of Neurodegeneritive Diseases

Hao, Mingming

Assistant Professor

Weill Cornell MedicINE

  Islet Biology & Diabetes
faculty photo McGraw, Tim

Professor

Weill Cornell MedicINE

Membrane Trafficking and Metabolic Disorders

faculty photo Menon, Anant

Professor

Weill Cornell MedicINE

Mechanisms of Cellular Membrane Biogenesis

faculty photo Ryan, Tim

Professor

Weill Cornell MedicINE

Biophysical chemistry of the synapse

Affiliated Faculty

 Accardi, Alessio

Assistant Professor

Weill Cornell MedicINE

 Structure and Function of Ion    Channels and Transporters
faculty photo Allis, David

Tri-Institutional Professor

The Rockefeller University

Chromatin Biology & Epigenetics

Aye, Yimon

Assistant Professor

Weill Cornell MedicINE

Chemical Biology of Redox-linked Cell Signaling and Regulation
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Shuibing Chen

Assistant Professor

Weill Cornell MedicINE

 Stem Cell Biology
faculty photo Emr, Scott

Professor

Cornell UNIVERSITY

  Regulation of Cell Signaling

faculty photo Hajjar, David

Professor

Weill Cornell MedicINE

 

Nitirc Oxide - Eisosanoid Biochemistry

Lin, Hening

Tri-Institutional Associate Professor

Cornell UNIVERSITY

 

   Chemical/Molecular basis of biological

    processes

 

faculty photo Nimigean, Crina

Associate Professor

Weill Cornell MedicINE

Ion channel Structure & Mechanism

faculty photo Tan, Derek

Tri-Institutional Associate Professor

Sloan Kettering Institute

Synthetic Organic Chemistry & diversity-oriented synthesis

Core Facility Directors
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faculty photo Bracken, Clay

Associate Research Professor

Weill Cornell MedicINE

Director of the NMR Spectroscopy Core Facility

 

  Cohen-Gould, Leona

  Sr. Staff Associate

Sr. Staff Associate

Weill Cornell MedicINE

Director of the Optical Microscopy Core Facility
Mukherjee, Sushmita

Associate Research Professor

Weill Cornell MedicINE

Director of the Multiphoton Imaging Core Facility

 

  Harold Ralph

Research Support Specialist

Weill Cornell MedicINE

Director of the Cell Screening Core Facility
Warren, David

Associate Research Professor

Weill Cornell MedicINE

Director of the Milstein Chemistry Core Facility

Emeritus Faculty
faculty photo Breslow, Esther

Professor Emerita

Weill Cornell MedicINE

Protein Folding & Interactions

faculty photo Wellner, Daniel

Professor Emeritus

Weill Cornell MedicINE

Microsequencing and amino acid analysis in the determination of protein structure

faculty photo Tate, Suresh

Professor Emeritus

Weill Cornell MedicINE

Molecular Basis of Amino Acid Transport

      

WCMC-Qatar Faculty

 

Graumann, Johannes 

Assistant Professor

WCMC-Qatar

                             

Proteomics & Embryonic Stem Cells, Director of the Proteomics Core

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Ladjimi, Moncef

Professor

WCMC- QATAR

HSP70 Molecular Chaperones & Co-chaperones

Mesaeli, Nasrin

Associate Professor

WCMC-QATAR

 Molecular & Cellular Biology of Cardiovascular Development

 

 

 

 

              

Upcoming Seminars

 

 

Thursday, Feb. 18, 2016

KODI RAVICHANDRAN, Ph.D.

U. of Virginia

"Don't Let Death Do Us Part:  The Interplay between Phagocytes and Apoptotic Cells in Health and Disease"

E115, 12:00-1:00 PM

 

 

Thursday, March 17, 2016

ELIZABETH RHOADES, Ph.D.

U. of Pennsylvania

"Order from Disorder:

Determining a Functional Mechanism for Tau"

E115, 12:00-1:00 PM

 

 

Thursday, March 31, 2016

JOSEP RIZO, Ph.D.

UT Southwestern Medical Center

"Reconstitution of Basic Steps Leading to Synaptic Vesicle Fusion"

E115, 12:00-1:00 PM

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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