Dr. Farhat Afrin, an Assistant Professor in Department of Clinical Laboratory Sciences, Faculty of Applied Medical Sciences, Taibah University, Madina, Saudi Arabia, received Ph.D. from Indian Institute of Chemical Biology, Kolkata, India. Earlier, she served at the Department of Biotechnology, Hamdard University, New Delhi, India for 16 years. She also worked at the National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA and Centre for Immunology and Infection, University of York, UK. She is a recipient of several honors including American Association of Immunologists Young Faculty Travel Grant, Commonwealth Academic Staff fellowship, Department of Biotechnology Overseas Associateship. Her research interest is parasite immunology with emphasis on Leishmania immunotherapeutics. She has published over 55 papers in Journals of International repute and is an Academic Editor, Editorial Board member and reviewer of several Journals and Editor of few books.