Mary Poupot received her M.R. and PhD degrees in Biochemistry from the University of Paul Sabatier, Toulouse, France, in 1993 and 1997, respectively. From 2001 to 2007, she was a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Center of Physiopathology of Toulouse Purpan, Toulouse, France. She was interested in the activation of human lymphoid cells to eradicate cancer cells. Since 2007, she has been a Researcher at the Cancer Research Center of Toulouse. Now, her research interests are based on the impact of the tumor microenvironment on the survey of cancer cell in particular in hematopoietic diseases.