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Edward S. Njoo | Instructor of Chemistry 

Stanford University

    Ph.D., Chemistry (in progress)

Loyola Marymount University

    B.S., Biochemistry (ACS-certified), Magna Cum Laude

Edward Njoo is currently a doctoral student at Stanford University in Organic Chemistry pursuing a Ph.D. in Chemistry. Edward has authored and co-authored multiple peer-reviewed publications in biochemistry, organic chemistry, marine biology, and chemical education. His research interests include synthetic organic chemistry, catalysis, and using physical and computational tools to probe reactivity of organic molecules. He holds a bachelor's of science degree in Biochemistry from Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, CA; and is a graduate and valedictorian from Mission San Jose High School. His research and academic interests include organic chemistry and physical organic chemistry. Click the PDF icon above to download or view the complete Curriculum Vitae file, or the button above to visit the home page of the Njoo Research Lab.



Stanford University, 2018 - present

  Ph.D. Chemistry (Organic)

Loyola Marymount University, 2014-2017

  B.S. Biochemistry (ACS-certified)

         Magna Cum Laude

         University Honors Program, Trustees Scholar

Courses Taught:

     AP Chemistry

     AP Biology

     Honors/CP Chemistry

     Organic Chemistry

Office Hours:

Tuesday 8:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Thursday 8:30 PM - 9:30 PM



American Chemical Society (ACS)

American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)

American Physical Society (APS)

American Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB)

American Scientific Affiliation (ASA)

National Science Teacher Association (NSTA)

American Association of Chemistry Teachers (AACT)

Aspiring Scholars Directed Research Program (ASDRP)

Awards and Recognition

- Presidential Citation Award, Loyola Marymount University (2017)
- American Chemical Society Division of Physical Chemistry Undergraduate Award

- American Chemical Society Division of Inorganic Chemistry Undergraduate Award

- Michael P. Geis Department Service Award in Chemistry and Biochemistry

- Valedictorian, Mission San Jose High School (2014)

Research Interests: Organometallic and Bioinorganic Chemistry; Green Chemistry and Sustainability; Organic Synthesis; Chemical Education; Physical Organic Chemistry; Philosophy of Science


Select Publications:

  1. Jimenez, Ana Gabriela; Shaina Alves, Jeremiah Dallmer, Edward Njoo, Selina Roa, and W. Wesley Dowd. "Acclimation to elevated emersion temperature has no effect on susceptibility to acute, heat-induced lipid peroxidation in an intertidal mussel (Mytilus californianus)." Marine Biology 163, no. 3 (2016): 1-10.

  2. Njoo, Edward. “Colligative Properties of Dimethyl Sulfoxide (DMSO) as an Alternative for High School and Undergraduate Laboratory Instruction.” In Review, The Chemical Educator (2017).

  3. Njoo, E., Pabbisetty, L., Chen, A., & Chen, A. “Dairy Discoveries: Using Centrifugation of Milk to Teach Composition and Physical & Chemical Properties.” Science Scope (2018), in press.

  4. Njoo, E., Narain, S., Pabbisetty, L., & Agrawal, M. “Emerging Connections: Resourceful and Effective Ways of Bridging Afterschool S.T.E.M. Programs and the Community.” In Review, NSTA Connected Science Learning 1 (6) (2018).

  5. Palato, L., Pilcher, S., Oakes, A., Lamba, A., Torres, J., Ledesma, L.I., Munoz, C., Njoo, E., Rinauro, D., Menefee, K., Tun, A., Jauregui, B., Shapiro, S., Nossiff, O., Nguyen, V., Nogaj, L.A., & Moffet, D.A. “IAPP Aggregation Propensities from Diabetic and Nondiabetic Organisms” In Review, ACS Biochemistry. (2018).


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