Zeng Fanyi (; born January 1968) is a Chinese stem cell scientist and professor at Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) medical school.
Zeng was born in Shanghai in 1968 with ancestral roots in Shunde, Guangdong province.
Zeng's father Zeng Yitao is a geneticist and academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering. Both Zengs were students of Tan Jiazhen, who was a founder of modern genetics in China.
Zeng Fanyi obtained her Bachelor of Science from the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), and M.D. and Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania (UPenn) Medical School and the University of Pennsylvania School of Arts and Sciences, respectively. Zeng also carried-out postdoctoral research at the University of Pennsylvania.
Zeng joined the Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine (Basic Medicine Division) in Oct 2007. Currently, she is the vice-president of the Shanghai Institute of Medical Genetics at SJTU, where her father Zeng Yitao is director-gen