William Harcombe

Office: 208 Ecology

Lab: 374 Gortner

harcombe AT umn DOT edu


twitter: @HarcombeLab


Postdoctoral Associates



Jeremy Chacon

Office 374 Gortner

chaco001 AT umn DOT edu




The effects of spatial structure on microbial interactions using genome-scale metabolic models and high-throughput experiments.


Graduate Students



Beth Adamowicz

Microbiology, Immunology and Cancer Biology (MICaB)

374 Gortner

adamo010 AT umn DOT edu



The genetic basis of species interactions and the effects of antibiotics in microbial communities.




Lisa Fazzino

Microbiology, Immunology and Cancer Biology (MICaB)

Gortner 374

fazzi004 AT umn DOT edu



The ecological and evolutionary effects of bacteriophage in microbial communities.




Sarah Hammarlund

Ecology, Evolution and Behavior (EEB)

Gortner 374

hamma111 AT umn DOT edu




I’m studying how we can predict the composition and function of a three-species bacterial community from information about how species behave when alone and in pairs. I’m also interested in the evolution and maintenance of public good production.


Undergraduate Researchers

Michaela Muza



Jason Shapiro

Bradley Olson

Cody Jordan

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