School of Food Science
University of Idaho
Washington State University
Gulhan Unlu has been on the University of Idaho faculty since 2000. She is an Associate Professor within the School of Food Science. She is also an Adjunct Associate Professor at Washington State University. Prior to joining the University of Idaho, She conducted postdoctoral research at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory in Golden, Colorado. She is an active member of the Institute of Food Technologists and serves as the Chair of the Biotechnology Division of the Institute of Food Technologists (2014-2015). She holds an M.S. degree in Food Science and a Ph.D. degree in Food Science with emphasis on Food Microbiology and a minor in Bacteriology, both from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She has presented guest lectures in diverse courses in sciences, including Introduction to Food Science, Food Toxicology, Exploring International Agriculture, Biotechnology and Society, and Molecules of Death.
food microbiology, dairy microbiology, food biotechnology, microbial food safety, food biopreservation, bioactive packaging of foods, and bioconversion of agricultural and industrial waste