Charles A. Hoeffer

Charles A. Hoeffer, Ph.D.
Department of Integrative Physiology
Institute for Behavioral Genetics
University of Colorado
Boulder, CO 80309-0447
phone: 303-492-9563
fax: 303-492-8063

Research Interests


  • 1991-1995, B.S. w/ Honors, Molecular and Cellular Biology (Biochemistry), University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
  • 1998-2004, Ph.D., Molecular and Cellular Biology (Neuroscience), University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
  • 2004-2006 , Post-doctoral assistant, Dr. Eric Klann, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
  • 2006-2009, Post-doctoral fellow, Dr. Eric Klann, New York University, New York, NY

Professional Experience

  • 2010-present, Adjunct Assistant Professor, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY.
  • 2010-2013, Director, NYU School of Medicine, Rodent Behavior Core.
  • 2011-present, Adjunct faculty, Center for Neural Science, New York University.
  • 2012-2013, CDMRP Tuberous Sclerosis Complex Research Program, Scientific Reviewer.
  • 2012, CDMRP Neurofibromatosis Research Program, Ad-hoc Reviewer.
  • 2013, NSF ICOB Neuroscience, Study Section Reviewer.
  • 2013-present, Assistant Professor, Institute for Behavioral Genetics, Department of Integrative Physiology, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO.

Honors and Awards

  • 1992, National Hispanic Scholarship Fund Finalist.
  • 1993, Goldwater Scholar Finalist.
  • 1995, Summa cum Laude, University of Arizona.
  • 1996, National Science Foundation Minority Pre-doctoral Fellowship.
  • 2009, ISN Biennial Meeting Young Investigator Award.
  • 2012, Whitehead Fellowship Award for Junior Faculty.
  • 2012, Minority New Investigator Award, Alzheimer's Association.
  • 2013, Blas Frangione Young Investigator Merit Award.

Recent Publications