Dr. Nafees is currently working as a Senior Lecturer in the department of medicinal chemistry, Monash University, Selangor, Malaysia. He received his Ph.D. (2011) and M.S. (2005) in Natural Products chemistry/Medicinal Chemistry from National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research (NIPER), India. He completed his Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Department of Medicinal Chemistry, School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University Sains Malaysia (USM), Penang. He has two patents and also received grants from the Ministry of Education Malaysia (FRGS). He has written some book chapters and published articles in international and national journals. He has participated in international and national conferences.