Craig Thulin

Faculty Member

Craig Thulin


PhD Biochemistry University of Washington, Postdoctoral Fellowship at Vollum Institute for Advanced Biomedical Research. Published two book chapters and thirty peer-reviewed papers. Co-inventor on patents for biomarkers of pregnancy complications.


Ph D, University of Washington, 1995

Major: Biochemistry - Interdisciplinary Molecular and Cellular Biology

BA, University of Utah, 1989

Major: Biology, Cell


BIOL 3600

Biological Chemistry, Spring 2024

CHEM 3600

Biological Chemistry, Spring 2024

BIOL 3620

Biological Chemistry II, Spring 2024

CHEM 3620

Biological Chemistry II, Spring 2024

CHEM 1110

Elementary Chemistry for the Health Sciences PP, Spring 2024


Special Topics in Biology, Spring 2024


Special Topics in Chemistry, Spring 2024


Student Research, Spring 2024


Undergraduate Research in Chemistry, Spring 2024


Thulin, Craig , Utah Valley University Departments of Biology and Chemistry, "Discovery-based Science_ From the top down instead of the bottom up", Orem, UT . (October, 2008)
Thulin, Craig , Earl, C. , Roberts, B.A. , Yang, L. , Wiest, L. , Moulton, J. , Nance, B. , Cohen, M. , Wood, S.G. , Linford, M.R. , ASBMB 2008 Today's Research_ Tomorrow's Health, "Fatty-Acid-Profiles: a comparison of FAME-GC and Saponification-ESI-MS", San Diego, CA. (April, 2008)
Thulin, Craig , Weist, L.A. , Biggs, K.N. , Moulton, J. , Wood, S. , Linford, M.R. , 591h Pittsburg Conference on Analytical Chemistry and Applied Spectroscopy,, "Automated Solid Phase Extraction of Lipids In Biological Tissue", New Orleans, LA. (March, 2008)
Thulin, Craig , Culwell, T.F. , Graves, S.W. , ABRF 2008 Enabling Technologies in the Life Sciences, "LCMS and 2DGE Studies of the Hamburger Effect in the Fruit Fly Proteome", Salt Lake City, UT. (February, 2008)
Thulin, Craig , Merrell, K. , Rodriguez, M. , Graves, S.W. , BRF 2008 Enabling Technologies in the Life Sciences, "Selection of Internal Serum Peptides as Standards for cLC-MS Time Normalization", Salt Lake City, UT. (February, 2008)
Thulin, Craig , Utah Valley State College Departments of Biology and Chemistry, "Proteomic Biomarkers of Complications of Pregnancy", Orem, UT . (November, 2007)

Scholarly/Creative Works

Thulin, Craig , Merrell, Karen , Esplin, M. Sean, Graves, Steven W., (2008) "Development of a comprehensive serum proteomic approach capable of monitoring the low molecular weight serum proteome and of sequencing intermediate to large peptides" . Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry.
Thulin, Craig , Graves, Steven W., Culwell, Thomas F., Merrell, Karen J., (2008) "Influence of Diet on the Proteome of Drosophila Melanogaster as Assessed by Two Dimensional Gel Electrophoresis and Capillary Liquid Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry_ The Hamburger Effect Revisited" (Issue: 19). Journal of Biomolecular Techniques.
Thulin, Craig , Yang, Li , Bennett, Richard , Strum, John , Ellsworth, Benjamin B., Hamilton, David , Tomlinson, Matthew , Wolf , Rudolf W., Housley, Michael , Roberts, Brad A., Welsh, Jesse , Jackson, Bruce J., Wood, Steven G., Banka, Carole L., (2008) "Screening Phosphatidylcholine Biomarkers in Mouse Liver Extracts from a Hypercholesterolemia Study using ESI/MS and Chemometrics" . Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry.
Thulin, Craig , Merrell, Karen , Esplin, M Sean, Graves, Steven W., (2008) "Systematic Internal Standard Selection for Capillary Liquid Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry Time Normalization to Facilitate Serum Proteomics" (Issue: 19). Journal ofBiomolecular Techniques.
Thulin, Craig , Armenta, Jenny M., Gu, Binghe , Lee, Milton L., (2007) "Coupled affinity- hydrophobic monolithic column for on-line removal of immunoglobulin G, preconcentration of low abundance proteins and separation by capillary zone electrophoresis" (Issue: 1148, vol. A). Journal of Chromatography.
Thulin, Craig , Warburton, Sarah , Davis, Wayne D., Southwick, Katie , Xin, Huijun , Wooley, Adam T., Burton, Gregory F., (2007) "Proteomic and phototoxic characterization of melanolipofuscin_ Correlation to disease and model for its origin" (Issue: 13). Molecular Vision.


Dean's Distinguished Faculty Award for Research

Utah Valley University, College of Science & Health

Faculty Excellence Award

Utah Valley University, College of Science & Health

Nominee, Teacher of the Semester

Utah Valley State College Student Athletes


National Research Service Award

Postdoctoral Fellowship, Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service 1995-1996

National Research Service Award

Public Health Service Seville 1990-1993

Flowers Scholarship

Biology Department, University of Utah

State Sterling