Dr. Hu is a professor and Assistant Director of State Key Laboratory of Freshwater Ecology and Biotechnology, Institute of Hydrobiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences. He received Distinguished Young Scholars Award from the National Natural Science Fund. He is the leading scientist in the innovation group of the National Natural Science Foundation of China. He has been working on regulation of fish reproduction, molecular genetics and breeding. He received his B.Sc from Department of Biology, Nankai University, received his MSc and PhD from Graduate School, Chinese Academy of Sciences. He once worked as a visiting scholar at School of Biomedical Sciences, the Chinese University of Hong Kong, and the Department of Biology, School of Science, Ottawa University. He published more than 80 research articles in peer-reviewed journals including Endocrinology, Biology of Reproduction, Marine Biotechnology and etc. Dr. Hu has 3 American invention patents and 5 Chinese invention patents.