Research InterestsPublications | Collaborations


Synthesis and Photophysical Properties of a Series of Cyclopenta[b]naphthalene Solvatochromic Fluorophores.

Erica Benedetti, Laura S. Kocsis, and Kay M. Brummond

J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2012, 134 (30), pp 12418–12421

Publication Date (Web): July 13, 2012 (Communication) DOI: 10.1021/ja3055029



A Thermal Dehydrogenative Diels–Alder Reaction of Styrenes for the Concise Synthesis of Functionalized Naphthalenes

Laura S. Kocsis, Erica Benedetti, and Kay M. Brummond

Org.Lett., 2012, 14 (17), pp 4430–4433

Publication Date (Web): August 22, 2012 (Letter) DOI: 10.1021/ol301938z



Synthesis of a novel chemotype via sequential metal-catalyzed cycloisomerizations

Bo Leng, Stephanie Chichetti, Shun Su, Aaron B. Beeler, John A. Porco Jr.

Beilstein J. Org. Chem. 2012, 8, 1338–1343. published 20 Aug 2012




Differentiating Mechanistic Possibilities for the Thermal Intramolecular [2 + 2] Cycloaddition of Allene-ynes.

Matthew Siebert, Joshua M. Osbourn, Kay M. Brummond and Dean J. Tantillo,

 J. Am. Chem. Soc2010132, 11952-11966.

Chemical Methodology as a Source of Small-Molecule Checkpoint Inhibitors and Hsp70 Modulators. 

Donna M. Huryna, Jeffrey L. Brodsky, Kay M. Brummond, Peter G. Chambers, Benjamin Eyre, Alex W. Ireland, Masaoki Kawasumi, Matthew G. LaPorte, Kayla Lloyd, Baptiste Manteau, Paul Nghiem, Bettina Quade, Sandlin P. Seguin, and Peter Wipf, 

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America.  2011108, 6757-6762.

Diverging DOS Strategy Using an Allene-Containing Tryptophan Scaffold and a Library Design that Maximizes Biologically Relevant Chemical Space While Minimizing the Number of Compounds. 

Thomas O. Painter, Lirong Wang, Supriyo Majumder,  Xiang-Qun Xie, and Kay M. Brummond,

ACS Combinatorial Science. 2011, 13, 166–174.