The Lymphocytes and Immunity Unit, attached to the Immunology Department of the Institut Pasteur, was created on March 1st, 2020 and is the follow up of :
- the Lymphopoiesis unit created in January 2011
- the Unit for Lymphocyte Development created in 1998.
It joins the Inserm unit U1223 (previously U668) “Physiopathologie du Système Immunitaire” directed by James Di Santo. Since 2014, the Lymphocytes and Immunity unit is under contract with Université Paris Cité.