About the Author
Zhanjiang (John) Liu is a Distinguished Alumni Professor, Department of Fisheries and Allied Aquacultures and Program of Cell and Molecular Biosciences, and Associate Dean for Research, College of Agriculture at Auburn University. He also held appointments to 11 international universities such as Northwestern Agricultural University in China and the Chinese Academy of Fisheries Sciences. Dr. Liu has served as the North American Editor for Marine Biotechnology since 2004, Associate Editor for BMC Genomics and BMC Genetics, and sits on the editorial board for Aquaculture, Animal Biotechnolgy and Reviews in Aquaculture. He published Aquaculture Genome Technologies with Blackwell in 2007, and lectures both nationally and internationally on various topics in fish molecular genetics and biotechnology.