Sameh AbouZid is currently Associate Professor of Pharmacognosy at Beni-Suef University, Egypt. He obtained B.Sc. degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences from Faculty of Pharmacy, Cairo University. He obtained his M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees from Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, The University of Tokyo. He was a postdoctoral researcher at the International Center for Chemical and Biological Sciences, under the supervision of Prof. Dr. M.I. Choudhary. He is working as a University staff member at Faculty of Pharmacy, Beni-Suef University since March, 2005. He was promoted to Associate professorship on December, 2010. He was a visiting scholar at the laboratory of Prof. Dr. Guido Pauli, UIC on 2014. He supervised 10 master and doctoral students working in isolation, structure elucidation and testing biological activity of plant secondary metabolites.