Department of Geosciences
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Blacksburg, VA 24061
USA (Correspondence Author: )
Stake Key Laboratory of Paleobiology and Stratigraphy
Chinese Academy of Sciences
Shuhai Xiao is Professor of Geobiology in the Department of Geosciences at Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia. He received his B.Sc. degree from Peking University (Beijing, China, 1988) and Ph.D. from Harvard
University (Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA, 1998). In the past 10 years, he has been working on the biological and environmental evolution in Earth's early history. His recent work focuses on Ediacaran paleobiology and he has spent many field seasons in China collaborating with paleontologists in China.