Dr. Pierre Tonnerre has been awarded by the Atip-Avenir program, enabling young researchers to build their own research teams in the fields of life sciences and health. The INSERM unit U976, HIPI, will host Dr. Tonnerre’s research group, providing laboratory and office spaces. Dr. Tonnerre’s team will investigate the heterogeneity and the functional plasticity of both human dendritic cells and antigen-specific T cells, together with their communication networks.