Long-Fei Wu is a Research Director at Institute of
Mediterranean Microbiology of CNRS-AMU in Marseille, France. He received his
early education at Shandong University in China before earning his Master and
PhD in Microbiology and Biochemistry at National Institute of Applied Sciences
in Lyon, France. After postdoctoral training with Milton Saier at University of
California San Diego, he joined CNRS in 1990. He is French Scientific
Coordinator of a France-China international associated laboratory and focus on
the study of evolution and development of magnetotactic multicellular organisms.
He is particularly interested in the paradox and paradigm of photobiology in
the dark oceans. His laboratory investigates the diversity and evolution of
magnetic prokaryote multicellularity using genomics and microbiology methods in
combination with advance microfluidic and microscopy technologies.