About Charles G. Mullighan

Dr. Charles G. Mullighan joined the Department of Pathology at St. Jude in 2008 and currently serves as the Deputy Director and co-leader of the Hematological Malignancies Program of the St. Jude Comprehensive Cancer Center. Dr. Mullighan holds the William E. Evans Endowed Chair He is also Medical Director of the St. Jude Biorepository. He has received numerous honors including an NCI R35 Outstanding Investigator Award in 2017, the American Society of Hematology William Dameshek Prize, and the Meyenburg Prize for Cancer Research. and in 2016, the inaugural St. Baldrick’s Foundation Robert J. Arceci Innovation Award.

Science Team

Meet the Team

Lisa Alcock, PhD
  • Lisa Alcock, PhD
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate
Bright Arthur
  • Bright Arthur
  • Senior Researcher
Emily Backhaus
  • Emily Backhaus
  • Researcher
Prady Baviskar, PhD
  • Prady Baviskar, PhD
  • Senior Researcher
Yunchao Chang, PhD
  • Yunchao Chang, PhD
  • Lead Researcher
Jake Friske
  • Jake Friske
  • Student
Qingsong Gao, PhD
  • Qingsong Gao, PhD
  • Bioinformatics Research Scientist
Pankaj Ghate, PhD
  • Pankaj Ghate, PhD
  • Senior Researcher
Ilaria Iacobucci, PhD
  • Ilaria Iacobucci, PhD
  • Senior Scientist
Shunsuke Kimura, PhD
  • Shunsuke Kimura, PhD
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate
Nichole Michmerhuizen, PhD
  • Nichole Michmerhuizen, PhD
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate
Lindsey Montefiori, PhD
  • Lindsey Montefiori, PhD
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate
Chun Shik Park, PhD
  • Chun Shik Park, PhD
  • Scientist
Petri Polonen, PhD
  • Petri Polonen, PhD
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate
Ruth Wang'ondu
  • Ruth Wang'ondu
  • Clinical MD Fellow
Yaqi Zhao
  • Yaqi Zhao
  • Lead Researcher