Welcome to the Brummond Lab

We are a team of synthetic chemists who enjoy modulating chemical reactivity through a deep understanding of reaction mechanisms. We strive to apply this insight to the synthesis of compounds that change lives for the better. Our interests are focused on cycloaddition reactions affording natural products and other small organic molecules that function as targeted covalent inhibitors or organic photovoltaics. We are a highly collaborative group working in real-time with computational and medicinal chemists. We believe our interactive culture is the best training ground for the next-generation of problem-solvers and communicators and is supported by an intellectually-rich scientific community here at the University of Pittsburgh and the Greater Pittsburgh Region.