Cécile ALANIO is a MD-PhD, actually PostDoc in the laboratory of Matthew Albert. She is a Medical Biologist specialized in Immunology who received her M.D. from the University of Paris Descartes in 2011. She was trained in science during her Master and PhD fellowships by Matthew Albert, and graduated in July 2015. She is interested in translational research and immunotherapy. She is studying viral and cancer specific T cell responses, focusing on the preimmune repertoire, with the aim to favor better understanding of mechanisms underlying strong or weak responses to a given therapy, and help definying new ways for optimization of actual therapies.