Biography of Salvador Moguel

Photo of Salvador Moguel
Full Title: Associate Professor of Biology
Building: Krueger Center
Room Number: 140
Email: salvador.moguel [at]
Work Phone: 2369
Fax: 402.486.2558
Departments: Division of Science and Mathematics - 402.486.2515
Academic Background

Ph.D. in Molecular Biology from New Mexico State University.

M. S. in Molecular Biology from State University of New York.

B. S. in Biology from Autonomus University of Guadalajara.

Campus & Community Involvement:

 Union College International Club, Sponsor

Professional Background:

Worked at Union College since June 2006.

Research assistant at Plant Transformation Core Research Facility, G.W. Beadle Ctr. University of Nebraska - Lincoln.

Biology Professor at Autonomus University of Guadalajara. Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico



Amir Sattarzadeh, Jonathan Fuller, Salvador Moguel, Katia Wostrikoff, Shirley Sato, Sarah Covshoff, Tom Clemente, Maureen Hanson, David B. Stern. 2010. Transgenic maize lines with cell-type specific expression of fluorescent proteins in plastids.  Plant Biotechnology Journal, 8(2):112-125.

Jose L. Ortega, Salvador Moguel-Esponda, Carol Potenza, Cristina F. Conklin, Anita Quintana and Champa Sengupta-Gopalan. 2006. The 3’ untranslated region of a soybean cytosolic glutamine synthetase (GS1) affects transcript stability and protein accumulation in transgenic alfalfa. Plant Journal, 45(5): 832-846.

Research Interests:

Nitrogen assimilation in green algae.

Plant molecular biology

Personal Information:

I like being outdoors, listening to music and reading.


My children are Pablo and Mariana.


My wife is named Larissa. She is a graphic designer.