Dr. Lakshmi Marepally is currently persuing her post -doctoral studies at Department of Zoology, Kakatiya University, Warangal, Telangana. She has received her Ph.D. degree from Department of Zoology, Kakatiya University. She has published more than thirty research papers in various National and International journals. She is an editorial board member of an academic journal and a peer reviewer to various journals. Her research interests include entomology, Silkworm pathology and biochemistry.