I’m Alexis, Ph.D. student of Prof. Elazer Edelman in the department of Biology at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).
I was born in Lyon (France) where I did part of my higher education, before attending Arts & Metiers ParisTech in Lille and Paris. Being admitted to this prestigious school was already a big achievement, but I was bound to end up in the “Land of opportunities”, for an exciting time at MIT.
My journey to MIT started in 2006, at the very beginning of orientation week at A&M ParisTech. After a short night in Lille, the class was headed to the campus of Bordeaux for a conference gathering alumni, French officials, and wine from the Holy of Holies. In a one-word-per-slide presentation, MIT was featured as one of the most exciting places to do research in the world.
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