Dr. Zhong Li was born in Hubei, China in 1992. He received his bachelor's degree in Pharmacy from Ocean University of China. Under the guidance of Prof. Shengying Li, he obtained the master's and doctoral degrees from University of Chinese Academy of Sciences in 2017 and 2021, respectively. He focuses on the research of biosynthetic mechanisms and synthetic biology of the microbial natural products. In 2021, he joined Prof. Shengying Li's lab at Shandong University for postdoctoral research.