Yangqing Zeng is from Qingdao, a beautiful costal city in Shandong province, China. After Yangqing finished his BS in Marine Biology from Xiamen University, he came to U.S and worked in Rex Dunham’s lab at Auburn University. With knowledge accumulating, he found that he preferred to conduct research on shellfish. Then he came to Gainesville and joined the University of Florida’s PhD program in Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. Here, his main interest is in micro plastics in the marine environment and cryogenics. He has a lot of different hobbies including: listening to music, watching sports, reading and playing video games. Of course, he really enjoys the time with his kitty, Qiuqiu.