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2800 University Blvd N
Jacksonville, FL 32211

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Christopher Corbo

Dean, College of Arts and Sciences

Arts & Sciences

Email address  ccorbo@ju.edu
Telephone number  (904) 256-7136
Resume or CV  Corbo CV
Office location  Merritt Penticoff 132

Dr. Corbo comes to Jacksonville from Wagner College in New York, where he served for more than a decade as a respected instructor, researcher, and leader. 


  • Ph.D., Biology - Molecular Neuroscience, City University of New York
  • M.Phil., Biology, City University of New York
  • M.S., Microbiology, Wagner College
  • B.S., Biology, Wagner College

During his time at Wagner College, Dr. Corbo served as the director of the Wagner College Electron Microscopy Center, director of Wagner College Planetarium, program director of the microbiology graduate program, the faculty grants coordinator, chair of the Department of Biological Sciences, and, most recently, the assistant provost and dean of graduate studies.

A highly respected researcher and sought-after lecturer, Dr. Corbo has earned over 16 academic awards and honors and has attracted important grant funding in innovative areas of biological science.  His work has been featured in more than 20 publications and respected journals, including the Journal of Biological Chemistry, Frontiers in Molecular Neuroscience, Scientific Reports (Nature journal), and NeuroSci.