Dr Benjamin Woodcroft


School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences
Faculty of Science
+61 7 336 54957



  • Doctor of Philosophy, University of Melbourne


  • Singleton, Caitlin M., McCalley, Carmody K., Woodcroft, Ben J., Boyd, Joel A., Evans, Paul N., Hodgkins, Suzanne B., Chanton, Jeffrey P., Frolking, Steve, Crill, Patrick M., Saleska, Scott R., Rich, Virginia I. and Tyson, Gene W. (2018) Methanotrophy across a natural permafrost thaw environment. The ISME journal, . doi:10.1038/s41396-018-0065-5

  • Parks, Donovan H., Rinke, Christian, Chuvochina, Maria, Chaumeil, Pierre-Alain, Woodcroft, Ben J., Evans, Paul N., Hugenholtz, Philip and Tyson, Gene W. (2017) Recovery of nearly 8,000 metagenome-assembled genomes substantially expands the tree of life. Nature Microbiology, 2 11: 1533-1542. doi:10.1038/s41564-017-0012-7

  • Vanwonterghem, Inka, Evans, Paul N., Parks, Donovan H., Jensen, Paul D., Woodcroft, Ben J., Hugenholtz, Philip and Tyson, Gene W. (2016) Methylotrophic methanogenesis discovered in the archaeal phylum Verstraetearchaeota. Nature Microbiology, 1 16170: 16170. doi:10.1038/nmicrobiol.2016.170

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  • Doctor Philosophy

  • Doctor Philosophy

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Journal Article

Conference Publication

  • York, Patrick S., Cummins, Scott F., Degnan, Sandie M., Woodcroft, Ben J. and Degnan, Bernard M. (2010). Identification of genes differentially expressed in the ganglia of growing haliotis asinina. In: Peter A. Cook, Journal of Shellfish Research. 7th International Symposium on Abalone Biology, Fisheries and Culture, Pattaya, Thailand, (741-752). 19-24 July 2009. doi:10.2983/035.029.0328

Grants (Administered at UQ)

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

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  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

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