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Prof. Qiu obtained his PhD degree from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. He is interested in aquatic biodiversity, ecology and genomics. He currently studies deep-sea biodiversity, genetic connectivity, and genome-level adaptation to extreme environmental conditions. He also studies the benthic ecology and coral reef ecology, aiming to document their changes in response to environmental and anthropogenic stressors.

Research Interests

Biodiversity, phylogenetics, eco-genomics

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 2 - Zero Hunger
  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 6 - Clean Water and Sanitation
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 14 - Life Below Water
  • SDG 15 - Life on Land
  • SDG 17 - Partnerships for the Goals

Education/Academic qualification

M.Sc., First Institute of Oceanography, SOA

Ph.D., Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

B.Sc. (Hons.) , Shandong College of Oceanology


  • QL Zoology
  • Biodiversity
  • Marine Biology
  • Phylogenetics
  • Genomcis


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