Marcello was born and raised in Sydney, Australia. He completed his Bachelor of Science (Advanced Mathematics) (Honours) at The University of Sydney in 2012. He then completed his PhD in chemistry under the joint supervision of A. Prof. Deanna D’Alessandro and Prof. Kate Jolliffe at The University of Sydney in 2017. Following the completion of his PhD, Marcello worked for a year as a postdoctoral research fellow under the guidance of Prof. Christian Doonan at The University of Adelaide. Marcello joined the Falcaro Group in February 2019, where he is currently working on the incorporation of biomacromolecules into Metal-Organic Frameworks. He has a diverse range of interests, spanning organic and inorganic chemistry, and is particularly interested in the applications of Metal‑Organic Frameworks within industry and medicine.