Mohd. Altaf Najar obtained his M.Sc. degree in Biochemistry from University of Kashmir, Jammu and Kashmir, India. He has worked on anti-inflammatory effect of Hypericum perforatum in mice as a part of M.Sc. dissertation at University of Kashmir. He is funded by a Junior Research Fellowship from University Grants commission, Government of India. At CSBMM, he is involved in high resolution mass spectrometry-based identification of potential biomarkers and therapeutic targets in various cancers.