Prof. Yusuf Bozkurt holds an Agronomy Engineer degree and also MSc and Ph.D. degrees in the field of Natural and Applied Sciences from Ankara University. He is currently working as Professor of Cryobiology in Aquaculture at the Iskenderun Technical University. His main fields of research are mainly connected to the biology and cryo-conservation of aquatic species and also reproductive biotechnology. He conducts many research projects in the field of aquaculture cooperating with different institutions and universities. His scientific activity in the field of aquaculture has been internationally recognized and he has been invited to editorial boards of international peer-review journals. In addition, he has been involved with Food and Agriculture Cost Action FA 1205.