LONGYU ZHENG is a Ph.D. student visiting from the College of Life Science and Technology at Huazhong Agricultural University in Wuhan, China. Longyu arrived from China in March, 2009 and will conduct research in the FLIES Facility for one year. He will also be collaborating with Dr. T.C. Crippen, a Research Scientist with the USDA-ARS in College Station, Texas. His research will examine trophic interactions between food-falls (i.e. carrion), associated microbes, and colonizing arthropods.