About Benjamin Youngblood

Dr. Benjamin A. Youngblood is currently an associate member in the Department of Immunology at St. Jude. After his graduate training in biochemistry at UCSB, he joined Dr. Rafi Ahmed’s lab in 2007 as a postdoc studying epigenetic regulation of memory CD8 T cell differentiation. Since 2014, Dr. Youngblood has been vital part of the St. Jude community, developing a robust research program to inform our understanding of viral infection, cancer and autoimmunity. Based on his accomplishments and expertise, he was invited to serve on the prestigious Stand Up to Cancer Epigenetics Dream Team.

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Meet the Team

Shanta Alli, PhD
  • Shanta Alli, PhD
  • Lab Operations Manager
Shannon Boi, PhD
  • Shannon Boi, PhD
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate
Charmaine Brown
  • Charmaine Brown
  • Researcher
Adolfo Frias, PhD
  • Adolfo Frias, PhD
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate
Xin Lan
  • Xin Lan
  • Student
Tian Mi, PhD
  • Tian Mi, PhD
  • Lead Bioinformatics Analyst
Caitlin Zebley, MD, PhD
  • Caitlin Zebley, MD, PhD
  • Instructor