The Gerstner Sloan Kettering faculty brings together outstanding scientists working at the forefront of biomedical research. Browse our Research and Faculty and learn more about each faculty member’s area of investigation.

Faculty members who do not serve as dissertation mentors but who make contributions to the education of our students by teaching or serving as clinical mentors are appointed as Gerstner Sloan Kettering Special Contributing Faculty.


124 Faculty Members found

Gabriela Chiosis, PhD

PhD, Columbia University

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Gabriela Chiosis’ lab uses a unique chemical biology approach to understand, diagnose, and treat cellular processes associated with chronic molecular stress, with the ultimate goal of developing novel therapeutic options for use in the clinic.

John Chodera, PhD

Assistant Professor
PhD, University of California, San Francisco

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Computational chemist John Chodera uses statistical mechanics, molecular modeling, and automated biophysical experiments to help identify new potential therapeutics and investigate mechanisms of drug resistance in cancer.

Yael David

Assistant Professor
Ph.D – The Weizmann Institute of Science
B.Sc SUNY Stony Brook

Yael David’s lab develops and applies methods in chemical biology toward studying epigenetic regulation and its correlation with disease states.

James A. Fagin, MD

MD, University of Buenos Aires School of Medicine (Argentina)

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Physician-scientist James Fagin focuses on the pathogenesis of thyroid cancer and the role of oncogenic kinases.

Lydia Finley, PhD

Assistant Professor
PhD, Harvard University

Lydia Finley studies the mechanisms that link metabolic pathways to cell fate decisions.

Emily Arias Foley, PhD

Assistant Professor
PhD, Harvard University

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Cell biologist Emily Arias Foley investigates the molecular mechanisms of mitosis.

Zvi Fuks, MD

MD, Hebrew University-Hadassah School of Jerusalem, Israel

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Zvi Fuks studies mechanisms of radiation-induced damage and the clinical basis of radiation resistance.

Hironori Funabiki, MD

PhD, Kyoto University

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Cell biologist Hironori Funabiki focuses on regulation of the structure and configuration of chromosomes during the cell division cycle.

Frederic Geissmann, MD, PhD

MD, University of Paris, Paris VI Pierre et Marie Curie
PhD, University of Paris, Paris V Rene-Descartes

Frederic Geissmann

My research is focused on cellular and molecular mechanisms that control the differentiation, maintenance, and physiological functions of macrophages and monocytes and their roles in tissue homeostasis and disease processes.

Michael S. Glickman, MD

MD, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

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Physician-scientist Michael Glickman investigates the physiology and pathogenic mechanisms of mycobacteria, including regulated intramembrane proteolysis (the Rip1 pathway); double-strand-break repair and associated DNA damage responses; and cell envelope biosynthesis.