Deepak Dalvie is a research fellow at Pfizer Global Research and Development in the Department of Pharmacokinetics, Dynamics, and Metabolism in La Jolla, CA. He received his B.Sc. in Chemistry and M.Sc. in the Technology of Pharmaceutical and Fine Chemicals at the University of Bombay, India, and his Ph.D. in Medicinal Chemistry at SUNY Buffalo, NY. After a postdoctoral fellowship in the areas of chemistry and metabolism under the supervision of firstly Professor Richard Sundberg at the University of Virginia and then Professor Neal Castagnoli at Virginia Tech, he joined Pfizer as a research scientist in 1992.