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Joshua Osbourn, Ph.D.

Teaching Associate Professor


Ph.D. Chemistry, University of Pittsburgh

Teaching Fields

Organic Chemistry

Courses Offered


Brummond, K.M.; Osbourn, J.M. “Complete transfer of chirality in an intramolecular, thermal [2 + 2] cycloaddition of allene-ynes to form non-racemic spirooxindoles” Beilstein J. Org. Chem. 2011, 7, 601.

Wender, P.A.; Lesser, A.B.; Sirois, L.E.; Checked By: Brummond, K.M.; Osbourn, J.M. “The Preparation of Cyclohept-4-enones by Rhodium-Catalyzed Intramolecular [5 + 2] Cycloaddition” Org. Synth. 2010, 88, 109-120.

Siebert, M.; Osbourn, J.M.; Brummond, K.M.; Tantillo, D.J. “Differentiating Mechanistic Possibilities for the Thermal, Intramolecular [2 + 2] Cycloaddition of Allene-ynes” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2010, 132, 11952.

Brummond, K.M.; Osbourn, J.M. “A thermally-induced, tandem [3,3]-sigmatropic rearrangement/[2 + 2] cycloaddition approach to carbocyclic spirooxindoles” Beilstein J. Org. Chem. 2010, 6, No. 33