Gulustan Ozturk

Gulustan Ozturk

Position Title
Postdoctoral Fellow


Gulustan joined the Barile Lab in September 2018. Her current work focuses on fractionation of oligosaccharides from mammal milk and dairy streams as well as characterization of bioactive compounds in dairy products and industrial side streams.


  • 2016: Ph.D. in Food Science (Molecular Microbiology) with a Designated Emphasis in Biotechnology, University of California, Davis, CA,
  • 2009: MS. in Food Engineering (with honors), University of Ankara, Ankara, Turkey
  • 2007: B.S. in Food Engineering, University of Ankara, Ankara, Turkey

Professional Experience:

  • 2018-present Postdoctoral Researcher in Barile Lab, UCDavis
  • 2016-2018 Postdoctoral Researcher in Milk Processing Lab, UCDavis
  • 2018 Instructor, Food Microbiology Laboratory (FST-104L), UCDavis
  • 2015-2016 Technology Transfer Intern, InnovationAccess, UCDavis
  • 2015 Teaching Assistant, Introduction to Food Preservation, (FST-50), UCDavis,
  • 2012-2016 Teaching Assistant, Food Microbiology Laboratory (FST-104L), UCDavis