Associate Professor of Biology
Evolutionary Genetics. Cancer dynamics. Defective interfering viruses. Evolutionary game theory.
Huck Graduate Students
- Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics
- Center for Cellular Dynamics
- Center for Mathematical Biology
- Molecular, Cellular, and Integrative Biosciences
News Articles Featuring Marco Archetti
Jul 07, 2021
Fighting COVID with COVID
What if the COVID-19 virus could be used against itself? Researchers at Penn State have designed a proof-of-concept therapeutic that may be able to do just that. The team designed a synthetic defective SARS-CoV-2 virus that is innocuous but interferes with the real virus’ growth, potentially causing the extinction of both the disease-causing virus and the synthetic virus.