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Frank Corotto, Ph.D.

Title: Professor, Biology
Phone: 706-864-1698

Office: Health and Natural Sciences, 409, Dahlonega
Areas of Expertise: Cell Biology, Cell Physiology, Neurobiology

Courses Taught

  • BIOL 1107K Principles of Biology I
  • BIOL 3240K Cell Biology
  • BIOL 4350K Animal Physiology


  • Ph.D., Biological Sciences, University of Missouri - Columbia
  • M.A., Biology, Boston University
  • B.S., Biology with honors, Lafayette College

Research/Special Interests

Dr. Corotto is interested in neurophysiology and behavior relating to the chemical senses (smell and taste), scholarship of teaching research design, pollination strategies in Araceae.


Taylor Marshall, Mark Davis, Ashlee McCaskill, and Frank Corotto. Spadix function in Pinellia pedatisecta. Aroideana, in press.

Sabrina Jones, Mark Davis, Ashlee McCaskill, and Frank Corotto. 2013. Spadix function in the Jack-in-the-pulpit, Arisaema triphyllum. Georgia Journal of Science, 71: 191-196.

Frank Corotto, Darrel Ceballos, Adam Lee, and Lindsey Vinson. 2010. Making the most of the Daphnia heart rate lab: optimizing the use of ethanol, nicotine & caffeine. American Biology Teacher, 72: 176-179.

Steven Lloyd, Zachary Balest, Frank Corotto, and Richard Smeyne. 2010. Cocaine selectively increases proliferation in the adult murine hippocampus. Neuroscience Letters, 485: 112-116.

Frank Corotto, Diana Diaz, and Cassandra Major. 2010. Making the Daphnia heart rate lab work: optimizing the use of club soda and isopropyl alcohol.  Georgia Journal of Science, 68: 181-185.

Work Experience

  • Postdoc, Department of Physiology, University of Utah

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