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Gregory Weiland, PhD

Department of Molecular Medicine

Associate Professor

Department of Molecular Medicine
Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine
Ithaca, NY 14853

Office: 607.253.3876
Lab: 607.253.4379
Fax: 607.253.3659


  • Postdoctoral Training, Pharmacology, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, 1981
  • Ph D, Physiology and Pharmacology, University of California San Diego, 1978
  • BS, Chemistry, Harvey Mudd College of Science and Engineering, 1972

Biography/Professional Experience

  • 1987-Present, Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacology/Molecular Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University
  • 1981-1987, Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacology, College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University
  • 1978-1981, Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Pharmacology, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center
  • 1974-1978, Doctoral Student, Division of Pharmacology, Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of California - San Diego


  1. Ptak, C., Hsieh, C., Weiland, G., Oswald, R. (2014) Role of stoichiometry in the dimer-stabilizing effect of AMPA receptor allosteric modulators. 9:128-133.
  2. Ahmed, A., Ptak, C., Fenwick, M., Hsieh, C., Weiland, G., Oswald, R. (2013) Dynamics of cleft closure of the GluA2 ligand binding domain in the presence of full and partial agonists revealed by hydrogen-deuterium exchange. 288:27658-27666.
  3. Holley, S., Ahmed, A., Srinivasan, J., Murthy, S., Weiland, G., Oswald, R., Nowak, L. (2012) The loss of an electrostatic contact unique to AMPA receptor ligand binding domain 2 slows channel activation. 51:4015-4027.
  4. Stafford, G., Figl, A., Cohen, B., Weiland, G. (1998) Two domains of the beta subunit of neuronal nicotinic acetylcholine receptors contribute to the affinity of substance P. 286:758-762.
  5. Weiland, G., Minneman, K., Molinoff, P. (1979) Fundamental difference between the molecular interactions of agonists and antagonists with the β-adrenergic receptor. 281:114-117.

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Awards and Honors

  • 1978-1981, National Institutes of Health Postdoctoral Fellowship, National Institutes of Health
  • 1977, Dissertation Fellowship Research Assistantship
  • 1973-1974, Earle C. Anthony Scholarship
  • 1972, Graduation with Distinction, Harvey Mudd College of Science and Engineering