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Dr. Umut Oguz

Title: Assistant Professor of Instruction
Phone: 941-359-4383
Email: uoguz@usf.edu
Area of Interest: Chemistry

Dr. Oguz is an Assistant Professor of Instruction of Chemistry at the USF Sarasota-Manatee campus. She earned a PhD degree from Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, where her research focused on the syntheses of peptides and peptidomimetics. She worked as a post-doctoral research associate at USF and as a staff scientist at Moffitt Cancer Center. 

Throughout her teaching career she taught a variety of undergraduate courses; Organic Chemistry, Biochemistry, Analytical Chemistry, and General Chemistry. 

At USF Sarasota Manatee she teaches Organic Chemistry and Advanced Biochemistry courses.  

Dr. Oguz actively works with K-12 schools to enhance STEM education. She participated in the American Chemical Society’s Science Coaches program. She is a scientific advisor for STEMFEST USA in Volusia County. 

She enjoys swimming, reading, and travelling.