Charlene Hoegler

Charlene Hoegler

Senior Lecturer
UNV 101 advisor and BIO 491 advisor
Dyson College of Arts and Sciences
Biology PLV
Room 204
Costello House
Dyson Hall


Personal Quote

"Be not weary in well-doing..."

Faculty Bio

Charlene Blando-Hoegler, Ph.D., of the Biology Department, supports the Pace mission of Opportunitas. She enthusiastically shares with students the exciting ideas and possibilities offered in biology. She is President of the Pace University Sigma Xi Chapter (an international scientific society) and coordinates her departments Pre-professional Advisement. She has taught a variety of courses for both majors and non-majors. In collaboration with research colleagues at New York Medical College, Dr. Hoegler studies heart disease and metabolism. She has published posters and articles in FASEB and ABLE Conference journals.

Awards and Honors

  • Pace University, 2012, Pace University Dyson Fellow
  • Dyson College- Pace University, 2006, Dyson College Distinguished Contribution to General Education Award
  • Woodrow Wilson Foundation, 1999, Woodrow Wilson Foundation "Biodiversity Institute" V
  • Woodrow Wilson Foundation, 1998, Woodrow Wilson Foundation "Biodiversity Institute" IV
  • Edvotek Biotechnology Corp., 1997, Edvotek/ Georgetown University Competitive Grant
  • Woodrow Wilson Foundation, 1997, Woodrow Wilson Foundation "Biodiversity Institute" III
  • Woodrow Wilson Foundation, 1996, Woodrow Wilson Foundation "Biodiversity Institute" II
  • Woodrow Wilson Foundation, 1995, Woodrow Wilson Foundation "Biodiversity Institute" I
  • Archdiocese of New York, 1990, Elizabeth Anne Seton Award
  • Cold Spring Harbor Research Institute, 1989, DNA Learning Center Grant at Cold Spring Harbor


BS, Fordham University, Bronx, N.Y.

MS, Fordham University, Bronx, N.Y.

PhD, Fordham University, Bronx, N.Y.

Research and Creative Works

Research Interest

Dr. Hoegler's major interests involve connective tissue changes in arteries following balloon angioplasty and the biochemistry of heart failure. In addition she studies the evolution and development of seeds and seedlings in the families of Brassicaceae and Fabaceae.

Courses Taught

Past Courses

BIO 101: General Biology I
BIO 102: General Biology II
BIO 115: Human Sexuality
BIO 123: Biology & Contemporary Society
BIO 152: Anatomy and Physiology I
BIO 153: Anatomy and Physiology II
BIO 170: Spaceship Earth: Sustainabilit
BIO 220: Human Biology & Cntmpry Scty
BIO 231: Genetics
BIO 233: Histology and Histopathology
BIO 254: Basic Microbiology
BIO 264: Microbiology
BIO 395: Independent Study in Biology
BIO 480: Research in Biology
BIO 481: Research in Biology II
BIO 491: Internship in Biology
ENV 221: Envrmntl Sci: Web of Life
ENV 380: Junior Year Research Seminar
ENV 498: Mentoring Seminar
UNV 101: First-year Sem:unversity Commu
UNV 101: First-Year Smnr Unvrsty Cmmnty

Publications and Presentations


Evo-devo II: Does seedling protein biochemistry reflect plant phylogeny and development?
Hoegler, C. B. & Hoegler, C. S.

Professional Contributions and Service

Professional Memberships

  • National Society for Histotechnology
  • Pace Academy for Applied Environmental Studies [active member & conference organizer]
  • American Association of Anatomists
  • Association for Biological Laboratory Education
  • Sigma Xi: (International Scientific Research Society) [President of Pace U Chapter(#695)]

Department Service

  • Biology Dept Internship Committee [Committee Chair]
  • Equal Employment Opportunity Committee [EEO officer for Biology Dept and Environmental Dept]
  • Biology Dept. Pre-Professional Advising Committee [Faculty Advisor]
  • Sigms Xi, The Scientific Research Committee [Committee Chair]
  • Westchester Science and Engineering Fair (WESEF) [Pace University Liaison to WESEF]

College Service

  • Pace Academy for Applied Environmental Studies [Committee Member]
  • Earth Month Coordinating Committee [Committee Member]
  • Environmental University Day [Other]
  • Peace, Justice and Sustainability Committee (PJS) [Committee Member]
  • Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society [Other]

University Service

  • Campus Culture and Activities Committee [Committee Member]