Lives and works in China
Shi Jun is the founder of Corn Science Lab, the Council Member of Orchid Society of China and member of China Science Writers Association. He once served as a planner for Guokr Reading Program and an associate editor for the magazine Newton. He obtained a PhD in Botany at Institute of Botany, the Chines Academy of Sciences, specializing in research on propagation and protection of the Orchidaceae.
He is the author of Plants Universe and Botanists’ Chopsticks and Test Strips, a book about how to distinguish between edible plants and poisonous plants. A “super topic” about botany launched by him at Sina Weibo has attracted more than 100 million views.