Philip N. Benfey

Paul Kramer Professor of Biology in Trinity College of Arts and Sciences

130 Science Drive, Room 137, Duke Box 90338, Durham, NC 27708
Campus Box: 
(919) 660-7338

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  • Ph.D. 1986, Harvard University

  • DEUG (Diplome d'Etudes Universitaire Generale 1981, Univerisite de Paris VI

  • B.S. 1981, University of Paris (France)

Papers Published

Mechanism of Dual Targeting of the Phytochrome Signaling Component HEMERA/pTAC12 to Plastids and the Nucleus., 4, 2017
Nevarez, PA; Qiu, Y; Inoue, H; Yoo, CY; Benfey, PN; Schnell, DJ; Chen, M, Plant physiology. 173 vol. (4); pp. 1953-1966

Control of Arabidopsis lateral root primordium boundaries by MYB36., 1, 2017
Fernández-Marcos, M; Desvoyes, B; Manzano, C; Liberman, LM; Benfey, PN; Del Pozo, JC; Gutierrez, C, New Phytologist. 213 vol. (1); pp. 105-112

A Lin28 homologue reprograms differentiated cells to stem cells in the moss Physcomitrella patens., 1, 2017
Li, C; Sako, Y; Imai, A; Nishiyama, T; Thompson, K; Kubo, M; Hiwatashi, Y; Kabeya, Y; Karlson, D; Wu, S-H; Ishikawa, M; Murata, T; Benfey, PN; Sato, Y; Tamada, Y; Hasebe, M, Nature Communications. 8 pp. 14242

X-Ray Computed Tomography Reveals the Response of Root System Architecture to Soil Texture., 7, 2016
Rogers, ED; Monaenkova, D; Mijar, M; Nori, A; Goldman, DI; Benfey, PN, Plant physiology. 171 vol. (3); pp. 2028-2040

Tracking transcription factor mobility and interaction in Arabidopsis roots with fluorescence correlation spectroscopy., 6, 2016
Clark, NM; Hinde, E; Winter, CM; Fisher, AP; Crosti, G; Blilou, I; Gratton, E; Benfey, PN; Sozzani, R, eLife. 5

A Friend in Need (of Nutrients) Is a…., 4, 2016
Liberman, LM; Benfey, PN, Cell. 165 vol. (2); pp. 269-271

Unique cell-type-specific patterns of DNA methylation in the root meristem., 4, 2016
Kawakatsu, T; Stuart, T; Valdes, M; Breakfield, N; Schmitz, RJ; Nery, JR; Urich, MA; Han, X; Lister, R; Benfey, PN; Ecker, JR, Nature Plants. 2 vol. (5); pp. 16058

Establishment of Expression in the SHORTROOT-SCARECROW Transcriptional Cascade through Opposing Activities of Both Activators and Repressors., 12, 2016
Sparks, EE; Drapek, C; Gaudinier, A; Li, S; Ansariola, M; Shen, N; Hennacy, JH; Zhang, J; Turco, G; Petricka, JJ; Foret, J; Hartemink, AJ; Gordân, R; Megraw, M; Brady, SM; Benfey, PN, Developmental Cell. 39 vol. (5); pp. 585-596

High-Resolution Expression Map of the Arabidopsis Root Reveals Alternative Splicing and lincRNA Regulation., 11, 2016
Li, S; Yamada, M; Han, X; Ohler, U; Benfey, PN, Developmental Cell. 39 vol. (4); pp. 508-522

Super-resolution ribosome profiling reveals unannotated translation events in Arabidopsis., 10, 2016
Hsu, PY; Calviello, L; Wu, H-YL; Li, F-W; Rothfels, CJ; Ohler, U; Benfey, PN, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of USA.

Identifying Gene Regulatory Networks in Arabidopsis by In Silico Prediction, Yeast-1-Hybrid, and Inducible Gene Profiling Assays., 1, 2016
Sparks, EE; Benfey, PN, Methods in molecular biology (Clifton, N.J.). 1370 pp. 29-50

Defining the Path from Stem Cells to Differentiated Tissue., 1, 2016
Benfey, PN, Current topics in developmental biology. 116 pp. 35-43

MYB36 regulates the transition from proliferation to differentiation in the Arabidopsis root., 9, 2015
Liberman, LM; Sparks, EE; Moreno-Risueno, MA; Petricka, JJ; Benfey, PN, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of USA. 112 vol. (39); pp. 12099-12104

Large Cellular Inclusions Accumulate in Arabidopsis Roots Exposed to Low-Sulfur Conditions., 8, 2015
Jackson, TL; Baker, GW; Wilks, FR; Popov, VA; Mathur, J; Benfey, PN, Plant physiology. 168 vol. (4); pp. 1573-1589

Distinct sensitivities to phosphate deprivation suggest that RGF peptides play disparate roles in Arabidopsis thaliana root development., 8, 2015
Cederholm, HM; Benfey, PN, New Phytologist. 207 vol. (3); pp. 683-691

Quantitative trait locus mapping reveals regions of the maize genome controlling root system architecture., 4, 2015
Zurek, PR; Topp, CN; Benfey, PN, Plant physiology. 167 vol. (4); pp. 1487-1496

Regulation of plant root system architecture: implications for crop advancement., 4, 2015
Rogers, ED; Benfey, PN, Current Opinion in Biotechnology. 32 pp. 93-98

MicroRNA miR396 Regulates the Switch between Stem Cells and Transit-Amplifying Cells in Arabidopsis Roots., 12, 2015
Rodriguez, RE; Ercoli, MF; Debernardi, JM; Breakfield, NW; Mecchia, MA; Sabatini, M; Cools, T; De Veylder, L; Benfey, PN; Palatnik, JF, The Plant cell. 27 vol. (12); pp. 3354-3366

Genes and networks regulating root anatomy and architecture., 10, 2015
Wachsman, G; Sparks, EE; Benfey, PN, New Phytologist. 208 vol. (1); pp. 26-38

Transcriptional control of tissue formation throughout root development., 10, 2015
Moreno-Risueno, MA; Sozzani, R; Yardımcı, GG; Petricka, JJ; Vernoux, T; Blilou, I; Alonso, J; Winter, CM; Ohler, U; Scheres, B; Benfey, PN, Science. 350 vol. (6259); pp. 426-430

Erratum to Regulation of Plant Stem Cell Quiescence by a Brassinosteroid Signaling Module [Developmental Cell 30 (2014) 36-47] DOI: 10.1016/j.devcel.2015.01.021, 1, 2015
Vilarrasa-Blasi, J; González-García, MP; Frigola, D; Fàbregas-Vallvé, N; Alexiou, KG; López-Bigas, N; Rivas, S; Jauneau, A; Lohmann, JU; Benfey, PN; Ibañes, M; Caño-Delgado, AI, Developmental Cell. 33 vol. (2); pp. 238

Regulation of plant stem cell quiescence by a brassinosteroid signaling module., 7, 2014
Vilarrasa-Blasi, J; González-García, M-P; Frigola, D; Fàbregas, N; Alexiou, KG; López-Bigas, N; Rivas, S; Jauneau, A; Lohmann, JU; Benfey, PN; Ibañes, M; Caño-Delgado, AI, Developmental Cell. 30 vol. (1); pp. 36-47

Paired-end analysis of transcription start sites in Arabidopsis reveals plant-specific promoter signatures., 7, 2014
Morton, T; Petricka, J; Corcoran, DL; Li, S; Winter, CM; Carda, A; Benfey, PN; Ohler, U; Megraw, M, The Plant cell. 26 vol. (7); pp. 2746-2760

Advanced imaging techniques for the study of plant growth and development., 5, 2014
Sozzani, R; Busch, W; Spalding, EP; Benfey, PN, Trends in Plant Science. 19 vol. (5); pp. 304-310

Periodic root branching in Arabidopsis requires synthesis of an uncharacterized carotenoid derivative., 4, 2014
Van Norman, JM; Zhang, J; Cazzonelli, CI; Pogson, BJ; Harrison, PJ; Bugg, TDH; Chan, KX; Thompson, AJ; Benfey, PN, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of USA. 111 vol. (13); pp. E1300-E1309

HEC of a job regulating stem cells., 2, 2014
Sparks, EE; Benfey, PN, Developmental Cell. 28 vol. (4); pp. 349-350

Advanced imaging techniques for the study of plant growth and development, 1, 2014
Sozzani, R; Busch, W; Spalding, EP; Benfey, PN, Trends in Plant Science. 19 vol. (5); pp. 304-310

Regulation of plant stem cell quiescence by a brassinosteroid signaling module, 0, 2014
Vilarrasa-Blasi, J; González-García, MP; Frigola, D; Fàbregas, N; Alexiou, KG; López-Bigas, N; Rivas, S; Jauneau, A; Lohmann, JU; Benfey, PN; Ibañes, M; Caño-Delgado, AI, Developmental Cell. 30 vol. (1); pp. 36-47

Spatiotemporal signalling in plant development., 9, 2013
Sparks, E; Wachsman, G; Benfey, PN, Nat Rev Genet. 14 vol. (9); pp. 631-644

Spatial coordination between stem cell activity and cell differentiation in the root meristem., 8, 2013
Moubayidin, L; Di Mambro, R; Sozzani, R; Pacifici, E; Salvi, E; Terpstra, I; Bao, D; van Dijken, A; Dello Ioio, R; Perilli, S; Ljung, K; Benfey, PN; Heidstra, R; Costantino, P; Sabatini, S, Dev Cell. 26 vol. (4); pp. 405-415

3D phenotyping and quantitative trait locus mapping identify core regions of the rice genome controlling root architecture., 4, 2013
Topp, CN; Iyer-Pascuzzi, AS; Anderson, JT; Lee, C-R; Zurek, PR; Symonova, O; Zheng, Y; Bucksch, A; Mileyko, Y; Galkovskyi, T; Moore, BT; Harer, J; Edelsbrunner, H; Mitchell-Olds, T; Weitz, JS; Benfey, PN, Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 110 vol. (18); pp. E1695-E1704

Polarized radicals., 4, 2013
Liberman, LM; Benfey, PN, Cell. 153 vol. (2); pp. 285-286

High-resolution metabolic mapping of cell types in plant roots., 3, 2013
Moussaieff, A; Rogachev, I; Brodsky, L; Malitsky, S; Toal, TW; Belcher, H; Yativ, M; Brady, SM; Benfey, PN; Aharoni, A, Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 110 vol. (13); pp. E1232-E1241

Genotypic recognition and spatial responses by rice roots, 2, 2013
Fang, S; Clark, RT; Zheng, Y; Iyer-Pascuzzi, AS; Weitz, JS; Kochian, LV; Edelsbrunner, H; Liao, H; Benfey, PN, Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 110 vol. (7); pp. 2670-2675

High-throughput, noninvasive imaging of root systems, 12, 2013
Iyer-Pascuzzi, AS; Zurek, PR; Benfey, PN, Methods in molecular biology (Clifton, N.J.). 959 pp. 177-187

To branch or not to branch: the role of pre-patterning in lateral root formation., 11, 2013
Van Norman, JM; Xuan, W; Beeckman, T; Benfey, PN, Development. 140 vol. (21); pp. 4301-4310

Integrated detection of natural antisense transcripts using strand-specific RNA sequencing data., 10, 2013
Li, S; Liberman, LM; Mukherjee, N; Benfey, PN; Ohler, U, Genome Res. 23 vol. (10); pp. 1730-1739

Philip benfey, 0, 2013
Benfey, P, Current Biology. 23 vol. (19); pp. R857-R858

Arabidopsis as a Model for Systems Biology, 0, 2013
Benfey, PN; Scheres, B, Handbook of Systems Biology. pp. 391-406

High-throughput, noninvasive imaging of root systems., 0, 2013
Iyer-Pascuzzi, AS; Zurek, PR; Benfey, PN, Methods Mol Biol. 959 vol. (7); pp. 177-187

Patterning the primary root in Arabidopsis., 9, 2012
Cederholm, HM; Iyer-Pascuzzi, AS; Benfey, PN, Wiley Interdiscip Rev Dev Biol. 1 vol. (5); pp. 675-691

A bistable circuit involving SCARECROW-RETINOBLASTOMA integrates cues to inform asymmetric stem cell division., 8, 2012
Cruz-Ramírez, A; Díaz-Triviño, S; Blilou, I; Grieneisen, VA; Sozzani, R; Zamioudis, C; Miskolczi, P; Nieuwland, J; Benjamins, R; Dhonukshe, P; Caballero-Pérez, J; Horvath, B; Long, Y; Mähönen, AP; Zhang, H; Xu, J; Murray, JAH; Benfey, PN; Bako, L; Marée, AFM; Scheres, B, Cell. 150 vol. (5); pp. 1002-1015

GiA Roots: software for the high throughput analysis of plant root system architecture., 7, 2012
Galkovskyi, T; Mileyko, Y; Bucksch, A; Moore, B; Symonova, O; Price, CA; Topp, CN; Iyer-Pascuzzi, AS; Zurek, PR; Fang, S; Harer, J; Benfey, PN; Weitz, JS, BMC Plant Biology. 12 pp. 116

High-throughput imaging and analysis of root system architecture in Brachypodium distachyon under differential nutrient availability., 6, 2012
Ingram, PA; Zhu, J; Shariff, A; Davis, IW; Benfey, PN; Elich, T, Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci. 367 vol. (1595); pp. 1559-1569

The protein expression landscape of the Arabidopsis root., 5, 2012
Petricka, JJ; Schauer, MA; Megraw, M; Breakfield, NW; Thompson, JW; Georgiev, S; Soderblom, EJ; Ohler, U; Moseley, MA; Grossniklaus, U; Benfey, PN, Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 109 vol. (18); pp. 6811-6818

Cell type-specific transcriptional profiling: implications for metabolite profiling., 4, 2012
Rogers, ED; Jackson, T; Moussaieff, A; Aharoni, A; Benfey, PN, Plant J. 70 vol. (1); pp. 5-17

Integrative systems biology: an attempt to describe a simple weed., 4, 2012
Liberman, LM; Sozzani, R; Benfey, PN, Curr Opin Plant Biol. 15 vol. (2); pp. 162-167

A microfluidic device and computational platform for high-throughput live imaging of gene expression., 11, 2012
Busch, W; Moore, BT; Martsberger, B; Mace, DL; Twigg, RW; Jung, J; Pruteanu-Malinici, I; Kennedy, SJ; Fricke, GK; Clark, RL; Ohler, U; Benfey, PN, Nat Methods. 9 vol. (11); pp. 1101-1106

High-resolution experimental and computational profiling of tissue-specific known and novel miRNAs in Arabidopsis., 1, 2012
Breakfield, NW; Corcoran, DL; Petricka, JJ; Shen, J; Sae-Seaw, J; Rubio-Somoza, I; Weigel, D; Ohler, U; Benfey, PN, Genome Res. 22 vol. (1); pp. 163-176

Growth control of root architecture, 0, 2012
Topp, CN; Benfey, PN, Plant Biotechnology and Agriculture. pp. 373-386

Toward a systems analysis of the root., 0, 2012
Benfey, PN, Cold Spring Harb Symp Quant Biol. 77 vol. (7); pp. 91-96

Analyzing lateral root development: How tomove forward, 0, 2012
Smet, ID; White, PJ; Bengough, AG; Dupuy, L; Parizot, B; Casimiro, I; Heidstra, R; Laskowski, M; Lepetit, M; Hochholdinger, F; Draye, X; Zhang, H; Broadley, MR; Péret, B; Hammond, JP; Fukaki, H; Mooney, S; Lynch, JP; Nacry, P; Schurr, U; Laplaze, L; Benfey, P; Beeckman, T; Bennetta, M, The Plant cell. 24 vol. (1); pp. 15-20

A gene regulatory network for root epidermis cell differentiation in Arabidopsis, 0, 2012
Bruex, A; Kainkaryam, RM; Wieckowski, Y; Kang, YH; Bernhardt, C; Xia, Y; Zheng, X; Wang, JY; Lee, MM; Benfey, P; Woolf, PJ; Schiefelbein, J, PLoS genetics. 8 vol. (1);

Control of Arabidopsis root development., 0, 2012
Petricka, JJ; Winter, CM; Benfey, PN, Annu Rev Plant Biol. 63 vol. (18); pp. 563-590

POWRS: position-sensitive motif discovery., 0, 2012
Davis, IW; Benninger, C; Benfey, PN; Elich, T, PLoS One. 7 vol. (7); pp. e40373

Transcriptional switches direct plant organ formation and patterning., 0, 2012
Moreno-Risueno, MA; Van Norman, JM; Benfey, PN, Curr Top Dev Biol. 98 vol. (18); pp. 229-257

GiA Roots: software for the high throughput analysis of plant root system architecture., 0, 2012
Galkovskyi, T; Mileyko, Y; Bucksch, A; Moore, B; Symonova, O; Price, CA; Topp, CN; Iyer Pascuzzi, AS; Zurek, PR; Fang, S; Harer, J; Benfey, PN; Weitz, JS, BMC Plant Biol. 12 vol. (5); pp. 116

Promoting collaborative interdisciplinary research at the duke center for systems biology, 0, 2012
Stone, JE; Benfey, PN; You, L, ACS Synth Biol. 1 vol. (5); pp. 153-155

Reconstructing regulatory network transitions., 8, 2011
Petricka, JJ; Benfey, PN, Trends Cell Biol. 21 vol. (8); pp. 442-451

Taking a developmental perspective on systems biology., 7, 2011
Benfey, PN, Dev Cell. 21 vol. (1); pp. 27-28

From lab to field, new approaches to phenotyping root system architecture., 6, 2011
Zhu, J; Ingram, PA; Benfey, PN; Elich, T, Curr Opin Plant Biol. 14 vol. (3); pp. 310-317

Time-based patterning in development: The role of oscillating gene expression., 5, 2011
Moreno-Risueno, MA; Benfey, PN, Transcription. 2 vol. (3); pp. 124-129

Intercellular communication during plant development., 3, 2011
Van Norman, JM; Breakfield, NW; Benfey, PN, Plant Cell. 23 vol. (3); pp. 855-864

Cell identity regulators link development and stress responses in the Arabidopsis root., 10, 2011
Iyer-Pascuzzi, AS; Jackson, T; Cui, H; Petricka, JJ; Busch, W; Tsukagoshi, H; Benfey, PN, Dev Cell. 21 vol. (4); pp. 770-782

A stele-enriched gene regulatory network in the Arabidopsis root., 1, 2011
Brady, SM; Zhang, L; Megraw, M; Martinez, NJ; Jiang, E; Yi, CS; Liu, W; Zeng, A; Taylor-Teeples, M; Kim, D; Ahnert, S; Ohler, U; Ware, D; Walhout, AJM; Benfey, PN, Mol Syst Biol. 7 vol. (3); pp. 459

Detailed reconstruction of 3D plant root shape, 0, 2011
Zheng, Y; Gu, S; Edelsbrunner, H; Tomasi, C; Benfey, P, Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision. pp. 2026-2033

High-throughput phenotyping of multicellular organisms: finding the link between genotype and phenotype., 0, 2011
Sozzani, R; Benfey, PN, Genome Biol. 12 vol. (3); pp. 219

Optimizing root system architecture in biofuel crops for sustainable energy production and soil carbon sequestration., 9, 2010
To, JP; Zhu, J; Benfey, PN; Elich, T, F1000 biology reports. 2 pp. 65

Oscillating gene expression determines competence for periodic Arabidopsis root branching., 9, 2010
Moreno-Risueno, MA; Van Norman, JM; Moreno, A; Zhang, J; Ahnert, SE; Benfey, PN, Science. 329 vol. (5997); pp. 1306-1311

The bHLH transcription factor POPEYE regulates response to iron deficiency in Arabidopsis roots., 7, 2010
Long, TA; Tsukagoshi, H; Busch, W; Lahner, B; Salt, DE; Benfey, PN, Plant Cell. 22 vol. (7); pp. 2219-2236

Spatiotemporal regulation of cell-cycle genes by SHORTROOT links patterning and growth., 7, 2010
Sozzani, R; Cui, H; Moreno-Risueno, MA; Busch, W; Van Norman, JM; Vernoux, T; Brady, SM; Dewitte, W; Murray, JAH; Benfey, PN, Nature. 466 vol. (7302); pp. 128-132

Detecting separate time scales in genetic expression data., April, 2010
Orlando, DA; Brady, SM; Fink, TMA; Benfey, PN; Ahnert, SE, BMC Genomics. (April, 2010) 11 pp. 381

Cell signalling by microRNA165/6 directs gene dose-dependent root cell fate., 5, 2010
Carlsbecker, A; Lee, J-Y; Roberts, CJ; Dettmer, J; Lehesranta, S; Zhou, J; Lindgren, O; Moreno-Risueno, MA; Vatén, A; Thitamadee, S; Campilho, A; Sebastian, J; Bowman, JL; Helariutta, Y; Benfey, PN, Nature. 465 vol. (7296); pp. 316-321

Omics meet networks - using systems approaches to infer regulatory networks in plants., 4, 2010
Moreno-Risueno, MA; Busch, W; Benfey, PN, Curr Opin Plant Biol. 13 vol. (2); pp. 126-131

Information processing without brains--the power of intercellular regulators in plants., 4, 2010
Busch, W; Benfey, PN, Development. 137 vol. (8); pp. 1215-1226

Imaging and analysis platform for automatic phenotyping and trait ranking of plant root systems., 3, 2010
Iyer-Pascuzzi, AS; Symonova, O; Mileyko, Y; Hao, Y; Belcher, H; Harer, J; Weitz, JS; Benfey, PN, Plant Physiol. 152 vol. (3); pp. 1148-1157

Getting to the root of plant biology: impact of the Arabidopsis genome sequence on root research., 3, 2010
Benfey, PN; Bennett, M; Schiefelbein, J, Plant J. 61 vol. (6); pp. 992-1000

Bimodular auxin response controls organogenesis in Arabidopsis., 2, 2010
De Smet, I; Lau, S; Voss, U; Vanneste, S; Benjamins, R; Rademacher, EH; Schlereth, A; De Rybel, B; Vassileva, V; Grunewald, W; Naudts, M; Levesque, MP; Ehrismann, JS; Inzé, D; Luschnig, C; Benfey, PN; Weijers, D; Van Montagu, MCE; Bennett, MJ; Jürgens, G; Beeckman, T, Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 107 vol. (6); pp. 2705-2710

Integrated functional networks of process, tissue, and developmental stage specific interactions in Arabidopsis thaliana., 12, 2010
Pop, A; Huttenhower, C; Iyer-Pascuzzi, A; Benfey, PN; Troyanskaya, OG, BMC Systems Biology. 4 pp. 180

Transcriptional regulation of ROS controls transition from proliferation to differentiation in the root., 11, 2010
Tsukagoshi, H; Busch, W; Benfey, PN, Cell. 143 vol. (4); pp. 606-616

Shootward and rootward: peak terminology for plant polarity., 11, 2010
Baskin, TI; Peret, B; Baluška, F; Benfey, PN; Bennett, M; Forde, BG; Gilroy, S; Helariutta, Y; Hepler, PK; Leyser, O; Masson, PH; Muday, GK; Murphy, AS; Poethig, S; Rahman, A; Roberts, K; Scheres, B; Sharp, RE; Somerville, C, Trends in Plant Science. 15 vol. (11); pp. 593-594

Fluorescence-activated cell sorting in plant developmental biology., April, 2010
Iyer-Pascuzzi, AS; Benfey, PN, Methods Mol Biol. (April, 2010) 655 pp. 313-319

Primer and interviews: Gene regulation in Arabidopsis thaliana. Interview by Julie C. Kiefer., 9, 2009
Benfey, PN; Birnbaum, KD, Developmental Dynamics. 238 vol. (9); pp. 2449-2458

Development rooted in interwoven networks, 7, 2009
Benfey, PN; Cui, H; Twigg, R; Long, T; Iyer-Pascuzzi, A; Tsukagoshi, H; Sozzani, R; Jackson, T; Van Norman, J; Moreno-Risueno, M, Developmental Biology. 331 vol. (2); pp. 386-386

An auxin gradient and maximum in the Arabidopsis root apex shown by high-resolution cell-specific analysis of IAA distribution and synthesis., 6, 2009
Petersson, SV; Johansson, AI; Kowalczyk, M; Makoveychuk, A; Wang, JY; Moritz, T; Grebe, M; Benfey, PN; Sandberg, G; Ljung, K, Plant Cell. 21 vol. (6); pp. 1659-1668

Interplay between SCARECROW, GA and LIKE HETEROCHROMATIN PROTEIN 1 in ground tissue patterning in the Arabidopsis root., 6, 2009
Cui, H; Benfey, PN, Plant J. 58 vol. (6); pp. 1016-1027

Transcriptional networks in root cell fate specification., 4, 2009
AS Iyer-Pascuzzi, PN Benfey, Biochim Biophys Acta. 1789 vol. (4); pp. 315-25

Functional genomics of root growth and development in Arabidopsis., 4, 2009
Iyer-Pascuzzi, A; Simpson, J; Herrera-Estrella, L; Benfey, PN, Curr Opin Plant Biol. 12 vol. (2); pp. 165-171

Transcriptional networks in root cell fate specification., 4, 2009
Iyer-Pascuzzi, AS; Benfey, PN, Biochim Biophys Acta. 1789 vol. (4); pp. 315-325

Both the conserved GRAS domain and nuclear localization are required for SHORT-ROOT movement., March, 2009
Gallagher, KL; Benfey, PN, Plant J. (March, 2009) 57 vol. (5); pp. 785-797

Symmetry breaking in plants: molecular mechanisms regulating asymmetric cell divisions in Arabidopsis., 11, 2009
Petricka, JJ; Van Norman, JM; Benfey, PN, Cold Spring Harb Perspect Biol. 1 vol. (5); pp. a000497

Reconstructing spatiotemporal gene expression data from partial observations., 10, 2009
Cartwright, DA; Brady, SM; Orlando, DA; Sturmfels, B; Benfey, PN, Bioinformatics. 25 vol. (19); pp. 2581-2587

Cortex proliferation: Simple phenotype, complex regulatory mechanisms, 0, 2009
Cui, H; Benfey, PN, Plant Signal Behav. 4 vol. (6); pp. 551-553

The AUXIN BINDING PROTEIN 1 is required for differential Auxin responses mediating root growth, September, 2009
Tromas, A; Braun, N; Muller, P; Khodus, T; Paponov, IA; Palme, K; Ljung, K; Lee, J-Y; Benfey, P; Murray, JAH; Scheres, B; Perrot-Rechenmann, C, PLoS One. (September, 2009) 4 vol. (9); pp. e6648

Arabidopsis thaliana as a model organism in systems biology, 0, 2009
Van Norman, JM; Benfey, PN, Wiley Interdiscip Rev Syst Biol Med. 1 vol. (3); pp. 372-379

Manipulating large-scale Arabidopsis microarray expression data: identifying dominant expression patterns and biological process enrichment., Winter, 2009
Orlando, DA; Brady, SM; Koch, JD; Dinneny, JR; Benfey, PN, Methods Mol Biol. (Winter, 2009) 553 pp. 57-77

Root layers: complex regulation of developmental patterning., 8, 2008
Petricka, JJ; Benfey, PN, Curr Opin Genet Dev. 18 vol. (4); pp. 354-361

Cell identity mediates the response of Arabidopsis roots to abiotic stress., 5, 2008
Dinneny, JR; Long, TA; Wang, JY; Jung, JW; Mace, D; Pointer, S; Barron, C; Brady, SM; Schiefelbein, J; Benfey, PN, Science. 320 vol. (5878); pp. 942-945

From genotype to phenotype: systems biology meets natural variation., 4, 2008
Benfey, PN; Mitchell-Olds, T, Science. 320 vol. (5875); pp. 495-497

Plant stem cell niches: standing the test of time., 2, 2008
Dinneny, JR; Benfey, PN, Cell. 132 vol. (4); pp. 553-557

Receptor-like kinase ACR4 restricts formative cell divisions in the Arabidopsis root., 10, 2008
De Smet, I; Vassileva, V; De Rybel, B; Levesque, MP; Grunewald, W; Van Damme, D; Van Noorden, G; Naudts, M; Van Isterdael, G; De Clercq, R; Wang, JY; Meuli, N; Vanneste, S; Friml, J; Hilson, P; Jürgens, G; Ingram, GC; Inzé, D; Benfey, PN; Beeckman, T, Science. 322 vol. (5901); pp. 594-597

The auxin influx carrier LAX3 promotes lateral root emergence, 0, 2008
Swarup, K; Benková, E; Swarup, R; Casimiro, I; Péret, B; Yang, Y; Parry, G; Nielsen, E; Smet, ID; Vanneste, S; Levesque, MP; Carrier, D; James, N; Calvo, V; Ljung, K; Kramer, E; Roberts, R; Graham, N; Marillonnet, S; Patel, K; Jones, JDG; Taylor, CG; Schachtman, DP; May, S; Sandberg, G; Benfey, P; Friml, J; Kerr, I; Beeckman, T; Laplaze, L; Bennett, MJ, Nat Cell Biol. 10 vol. (8); pp. 946-954

Protonophore- and pH-insensitive glucose and sucrose accumulation detected by FRET nanosensors in Arabidopsis root tips, 0, 2008
Chaudhuri, B; Hörmann, F; Lalonde, S; Brady, SM; Orlando, DA; Benfey, P; Frommer, WB, Plant J. 56 vol. (6); pp. 948-962

Intergenic and genic sequence lengths have opposite relationships with respect to gene expression., November, 2008
Colinas, J; Schmidler, SC; Bohrer, G; Iordanov, B; Benfey, PN, PLoS One. (November, 2008) 3 vol. (11); pp. e3670

Systems approaches to identifying gene regulatory networks in plants., November, 2008
Long, TA; Brady, SM; Benfey, PN, Annu Rev Cell Dev Biol. (November, 2008) 24 pp. 81-103

An evolutionarily conserved mechanism delimiting SHR movement defines a single layer of endodermis in plants., 4, 2007
Cui, H; Levesque, MP; Vernoux, T; Jung, JW; Paquette, AJ; Gallagher, KL; Wang, JY; Blilou, I; Scheres, B; Benfey, PN, Science. 316 vol. (5823); pp. 421-425

A high-resolution root spatiotemporal map reveals dominant expression patterns., 11, 2007
Brady, SM; Orlando, DA; Lee, J-Y; Wang, JY; Koch, J; Dinneny, JR; Mace, D; Ohler, U; Benfey, PN, Science. 318 vol. (5851); pp. 801-806

Combining expression and comparative evolutionary analysis. The COBRA gene family., 1, 2007
Brady, SM; Song, S; Dhugga, KS; Rafalski, JA; Benfey, PN, Plant Physiol. 143 vol. (1); pp. 172-187

Evolution, interactions, and biological networks, 0, 2007
Weitz, JS; Benfey, PN; Wingreen, NS, PLoS Biol. 5 vol. (1); pp. 0010-0012

Unraveling the dynamic transcriptome., 9, 2006
Brady, SM; Long, TA; Benfey, PN, Plant Cell. 18 vol. (9); pp. 2101-2111

Quantification of transcription factor expression from Arabidopsis images., 7, 2006
Mace, DL; Lee, J-Y; Twigg, RW; Colinas, J; Benfey, PN; Ohler, U, Bioinformatics. 22 vol. (14); pp. e323-e331

Transcriptional and posttranscriptional regulation of transcription factor expression in Arabidopsis roots., 4, 2006
Lee, J-Y; Colinas, J; Wang, JY; Mace, D; Ohler, U; Benfey, PN, Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 103 vol. (15); pp. 6055-6060

Transcription factors and hormones: new insights into plant cell differentiation., 12, 2006
Long, TA; Benfey, PN, Curr Opin Cell Biol. 18 vol. (6); pp. 710-714

Erratum: Whole-genome analysis of the SHORT-ROOT developmental pathway in Arabidopsis (PLoS Biology 4, 5 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.0040143), 0, 2006
Levesque, MP; Vernoux, T; Busch, W; Cui, H; Wang, JY; Blilou, I; Hassan, H; Nakajima, K; Matsumoto, N; Lohmann, JU; Scheres, B; Benfey, PN, PLoS biology. 4 vol. (7); pp. 1284-

A systems approach to understanding root development, 0, 2006
Brady, SM; Benfey, PN, Canadian Journal of Botany. 84 vol. (5); pp. 695-701

Erratum: A systems approach to understanding root development (Canadian Journal of Botany (2006) 84, (695-701)), 0, 2006
Brady, SM; Benfey, PN, Canadian Journal of Botany. 84 vol. (9); pp. 1508-

Whole-genome analysis of the short-root developmental pathway in Arabidopsis, 0, 2006
Levesque, MP; Vernoux, T; Busch, W; Cui, H; Wang, JY; Blilou, I; Hassan, H; Nakajima, K; Matsumoto, N; Lohmann, JU; Scheres, B; Benfey, PN, PLoS Biol. 4 vol. (5); pp. 739-752

Apical-basal polarity: Why plant cells don't standon their heads, December, 2005
Friml, J; Benfey, P; Benková, E; Bennett, M; Berleth, T; Geldner, N; Grebe, M; Heisler, M; Hejátko, J; Jürgens, G; Laux, T; Lindsey, K; Lukowitz, W; Luschnig, C; Offringa, R; Scheres, B; Swarup, R; Torres-Ruiz, R; Weijers, D; Zažímalová, E, Trends Plant Sci. (December, 2005) 11 vol. (1); pp. 12-14

Signals that regulate stem cell activity during plant development., 8, 2005
Vernoux, T; Benfey, PN, Curr Opin Genet Dev. 15 vol. (4); pp. 388-394

Cell type-specific expression profiling in plants via cell sorting of protoplasts from fluorescent reporter lines., 8, 2005
Birnbaum, K; Jung, JW; Wang, JY; Lambert, GM; Hirst, JA; Galbraith, DW; Benfey, PN, Nat Methods. 2 vol. (8); pp. 615-619

Transcriptional profile of the Arabidopsis root quiescent center., 7, 2005
Nawy, T; Lee, J-Y; Colinas, J; Wang, JY; Thongrod, SC; Malamy, JE; Birnbaum, K; Benfey, PN, Plant Cell. 17 vol. (7); pp. 1908-1925

COBRA, an Arabidopsis extracellular glycosyl-phosphatidyl inositol-anchored protein, specifically controls highly anisotropic expansion through its involvement in cellulose microfibril orientation, 6, 2005
Roudier, F; Fernandez, AG; Fujita, M; Himmelspach, R; Borner, GHH; Schindelman, G; Song, S; Baskin, TI; Dupree, P; Wasteneys, GO; Benfey, PN, Plant Cell. 17 vol. (6); pp. 1749-1763

Developmental networks., 6, 2005
Benfey, PN, Plant Physiol. 138 vol. (2); pp. 548-549

High-throughput RNA isolation technologies. New tools for high-resolution gene expression profiling in plant systems., 6, 2005
Lee, J-Y; Levesque, M; Benfey, PN, Plant Physiol. 138 vol. (2); pp. 585-590

Maturation of the ground tissue of the root is regulated by gibberellin and SCARECROW and requires SHORT-ROOT., 6, 2005
Paquette, AJ; Benfey, PN, Plant Physiol. 138 vol. (2); pp. 636-640

Stem cell research goes underground: the RETINOBLASTOMA-RELATED gene in root development., 12, 2005
Dinneny, JR; Benfey, PN, Cell. 123 vol. (7); pp. 1180-1182

Conservation and diversification of SCARECROW in maize., 11, 2005
Lim, J; Jung, JW; Lim, CE; Lee, M-H; Kim, BJ; Kim, M; Bruce, WB; Benfey, PN, Plant Mol Biol. 59 vol. (4); pp. 619-630

Not just another hole in the wall: understanding intercellular protein trafficking., 1, 2005
Gallagher, KL; Benfey, PN, Genes Dev. 19 vol. (2); pp. 189-195

Development and ecology in the time of systems biology., 9, 2004
Benfey, PN, Developmental Cell. 7 vol. (3); pp. 329-330

Beyond Arabidopsis. Translational biology meets evolutionary developmental biology., 6, 2004
Irish, VF; Benfey, PN, Plant physiology. 135 vol. (2); pp. 611-614

A broad competence to respond to SHORT ROOT revealed by tissue-specific ectopic expression., 6, 2004
Sena, G; Jung, JW; Benfey, PN, Development (Cambridge). 131 vol. (12); pp. 2817-2826

Systems biology., 3, 2004
Levesque, MP; Benfey, PN, Current Biology. 14 vol. (5); pp. R179-R180

Network building: transcriptional circuits in the root., 10, 2004
Birnbaum, K; Benfey, PN, Current Opinion in Plant Biology. 7 vol. (5); pp. 582-588

Mechanisms regulating SHORT-ROOT intercellular movement., 10, 2004
Gallagher, KL; Paquette, AJ; Nakajima, K; Benfey, PN, Current Biology. 14 vol. (20); pp. 1847-1851

A common switch used by plants and animals., 1, 2004
Benfey, PN, Cell. 116 vol. (1); pp. 4-5

Growth and development: Something old, something new...., 0, 2004
Irish, V; Benfey, P, Current Opinion in Plant Biology. 7 vol. (1); pp. 1-3

A gene expression map of the Arabidopsis root., 12, 2003
Birnbaum, K; Shasha, DE; Wang, JY; Jung, JW; Lambert, GM; Galbraith, DW; Benfey, PN, Science. 302 vol. (5652); pp. 1956-1960

Integrating gene flow, crop biology, and farm management in on-farm conservation of avocado (Persea americana, Lauraceae)., 2003
Birnbaum, K; Desalle, R; Peters, CM; Benfey, PN, American journal of botany. (2003) 90 vol. (11); pp. 1619-1627

Trait-to-gene: a computational method for predicting the function of uncharacterized genes., 1, 2003
Levesque, M; Shasha, D; Kim, W; Surette, MG; Benfey, PN, Current Biology. 13 vol. (2); pp. 129-133

Expressed sequence tag analysis in Cycas, the most primitive living seed plant., 0, 2003
Brenner, ED; Stevenson, DW; McCombie, RW; Katari, MS; Rudd, SA; Mayer, KFX; Palenchar, PM; Runko, SJ; Twigg, RW; Dai, G; Martienssen, RA; Benfey, PN; Coruzzi, GM, Genome Biology. 4 vol. (12); pp. R78

MicroRNA is here to stay, 0, 2003
Benfey, PN, Nature. 425 vol. (6955); pp. 244-245

Two new loci, PLEIADE and HYADE, implicate organ-specific regulation of cytokinesis in Arabidopsis., 9, 2002
Müller, S; Fuchs, E; Ovecka, M; Wysocka-Diller, J; Benfey, PN; Hauser, M-T, Plant physiology. 130 vol. (1); pp. 312-324

Using cauliflower to find conserved non-coding regions in Arabidopsis., 6, 2002
Colinas, J; Birnbaum, K; Benfey, PN, Plant physiology. 129 vol. (2); pp. 451-454

Auxin action: slogging out of the swamp., 6, 2002
Benfey, PN, Current Biology. 12 vol. (11); pp. R389-R390

The COBRA family of putative GPI-anchored proteins in Arabidopsis. A new fellowship in expansion., 10, 2002
Roudier, F; Schindelman, G; DeSalle, R; Benfey, PN, Plant physiology. 130 vol. (2); pp. 538-548

Erratum: Using cauliflower to find conserved non-coding regions in Arabidopsis (Plant Physiology (2002) 129 (451-454)), 0, 2002
Colinas, J; Birnbaum, K; Benfey, PN, Plant Physiology. 129 vol. (4); pp. 1929-

Arabidopsis functional genomics, 0, 2002
Ausubel, F; Benfey, P, Plant Physiology. 129 vol. (2); pp. 393-

MANAGEDPOP: A computer simulation to project allelic diversity in managed populations with overlapping generations, 0, 2002
Birnbaum, K; Benfey, PN; Peters, CM; Desalle, R, Molecular Ecology Notes. 2 vol. (4); pp. 615-617

Signaling in and out: control of cell division and differentiation in the shoot and root., 0, 2002
Nakajima, K; Benfey, PN, The Plant cell. 14 Suppl pp. S265-S276

cis element/transcription factor analysis (cis/TF): a method for discovering transcription factor/cis element relationships., 9, 2001
Birnbaum, K; Benfey, PN; Shasha, DE, Genome research. 11 vol. (9); pp. 1567-1573

Intercellular movement of the putative transcription factor SHR in root patterning., 9, 2001
Nakajima, K; Sena, G; Nawy, T; Benfey, PN, Nature. 413 vol. (6853); pp. 307-311

Axis formation and polarity in plants., 8, 2001
Paquette, AJ; Benfey, PN, Current Opinion in Genetics & Development. 11 vol. (4); pp. 405-409

COBRA encodes a putative GPI-anchored protein, which is polarly localized and necessary for oriented cell expansion in Arabidopsis., 5, 2001
Schindelman, G; Morikami, A; Jung, J; Baskin, TI; Carpita, NC; Derbyshire, P; McCann, MC; Benfey, PN, Genes & development. 15 vol. (9); pp. 1115-1127

Transcriptional networks controlling plant development., 1, 2001
Benfey, PN; Weigel, D, Plant physiology. 125 vol. (1); pp. 109-111

Signaling the tips: Regulation of stem cell function in plants, 0, 2001
Nawy, T; Benfey, PN, Differentiation. 68 vol. (4-5); pp. 155-158

Molecular analysis of the SCARECROW gene in maize reveals a common basis for radial patterning in diverse meristems., 8, 2000
Lim, J; Helariutta, Y; Specht, CD; Jung, J; Sims, L; Bruce, WB; Diehn, S; Benfey, PN, The Plant cell. 12 vol. (8); pp. 1307-1318

The SHORT-ROOT gene controls radial patterning of the Arabidopsis root through radial signaling., 5, 2000
Helariutta, Y; Fukaki, H; Wysocka-Diller, J; Nakajima, K; Jung, J; Sena, G; Hauser, MT; Benfey, PN, Cell. 101 vol. (5); pp. 555-567

Molecular analysis of SCARECROW function reveals a radial patterning mechanism common to root and shoot., 2, 2000
Wysocka-Diller, JW; Helariutta, Y; Fukaki, H; Malamy, JE; Benfey, PN, Development (Cambridge). 127 vol. (3); pp. 595-603

A novel two-component hybrid molecule regulates vascular morphogenesis of the Arabidopsis root., 12, 2000
Mähönen, AP; Bonke, M; Kauppinen, L; Riikonen, M; Benfey, PN; Helariutta, Y, Genes & development. 14 vol. (23); pp. 2938-2943

Root development., 11, 2000
Benfey, PN; Scheres, B, Current Biology. 10 vol. (22); pp. R813-R815

Scheres, B; Benfey, PN, Annual Review of Plant Biology. 50 pp. 505-537

The GRAS gene family in Arabidopsis: sequence characterization and basic expression analysis of the SCARECROW-LIKE genes., 4, 1999
Pysh, LD; Wysocka-Diller, JW; Camilleri, C; Bouchez, D; Benfey, PN, The Plant Journal. 18 vol. (1); pp. 111-119

Stem cells: A tale of two kingdoms., 3, 1999
Benfey, PN, Current Biology. 9 vol. (5); pp. R171-R172

Is the shoot a root with a view?, 2, 1999
Benfey, PN, Current Opinion in Plant Biology. 2 vol. (1); pp. 39-43

An auxin-dependent distal organizer of pattern and polarity in the Arabidopsis root, 0, 1999
Sabatini, S; Beis, D; Wolkenfelt, H; Murfett, J; Guilfoyle, T; Malamy, J; Benfey, P; Leyser, O; Bechtold, N; Weisbeek, P; Scheres, B, Cell. 99 vol. (5); pp. 463-472

Genetic evidence that the endodermis is essential for shoot gravitropism in Arabidopsis thaliana., 5, 1998
Fukaki, H; Wysocka-Diller, J; Kato, T; Fujisawa, H; Benfey, PN; Tasaka, M, The Plant Journal. 14 vol. (4); pp. 425-430

Root development: signaling down and around., 11, 1997
Wysocka-Diller, JW; Benfey, PN, Bioessays. 19 vol. (11); pp. 959-965

Analysis of SCARECROW expression using a rapid system for assessing transgene expression in Arabidopsis roots., 10, 1997
Malamy, JE; Benfey, PN, The Plant Journal. 12 vol. (4); pp. 957-963

Organization and cell differentiation in lateral roots of Arabidopsis thaliana., 1, 1997
Malamy, JE; Benfey, PN, Development (Cambridge). 124 vol. (1); pp. 33-44

Down and out in arabidopsis: The formation of lateral roots, 0, 1997
Malamy, JE; Benfey, PN, Trends in Plant Science. 2 vol. (10); pp. 390-396

The SCARECROW gene regulates an asymmetric cell division that is essential for generating the radial organization of the Arabidopsis root., 8, 1996
Di Laurenzio, L; Wysocka-Diller, J; Malamy, JE; Pysh, L; Helariutta, Y; Freshour, G; Hahn, MG; Feldmann, KA; Benfey, PN, Cell. 86 vol. (3); pp. 423-433

Conditional root expansion mutants of Arabidopsis., 4, 1995
Hauser, MT; Morikami, A; Benfey, PN, Development (Cambridge). 121 vol. (4); pp. 1237-1252

The SABRE gene is required for normal cell expansion in Arabidopsis., 2, 1995
Aeschbacher, RA; Hauser, MT; Feldmann, KA; Benfey, PN, Genes & development. 9 vol. (3); pp. 330-340

Mutations affecting the radial organisation of the Arabidopsis root display specific defects throughout the embryonic axis, 0, 1995
Scheres, B; Laurenzio, LD; Willemsen, V; Hauser, MT; Janmaat, K; Weisbeek, P; Benfey, PN, Development. 121 vol. (1); pp. 53-62

BENFEY, PN; SCHIEFELBEIN, JW, Plant Cell & Environment. 17 vol. (5); pp. 675-680

Getting to the root of plant development: the genetics of Arabidopsis root formation., 3, 1994
Benfey, PN; Schiefelbein, JW, Trends in Genetics. 10 vol. (3); pp. 84-88

AESCHBACHER, RA; SCHIEFELBEIN, JW; BENFEY, PN, Annual review of plant physiology. 45 pp. 25-45

Root development in Arabidopsis: four mutants with dramatically altered root morphogenesis., 9, 1993
Benfey, PN; Linstead, PJ; Roberts, K; Schiefelbein, JW; Hauser, MT; Aeschbacher, RA, Development (Cambridge). 119 vol. (1); pp. 57-70

International Symposium on the Molecular Genetics of Root Development, 0, 1993
Schiefelbein, JW; Benfey, PN, Plant Molecular Biology Reporter. 11 vol. (1); pp. 60-64

Characterization of a zinc finger DNA-binding protein expressed specifically in Petunia petals and seedlings., 1, 1992
Takatsuji, H; Mori, M; Benfey, PN; Ren, L; Chua, NH, EMBO Journal. 11 vol. (1); pp. 241-249

Genes that regulate plant development, 0, 1992
Aeschbacher, RA; Benfey, PN, Plant Science. 83 vol. (2); pp. 115-126

The development of plant roots: new approaches to underground problems., 11, 1991
Schiefelbein, JW; Benfey, PN, The Plant cell. 3 vol. (11); pp. 1147-1154

Sequence Requirements of the 5-Enolpyruvylshikimate-3-phosphate Synthase 5[prime]-Upstream Region for Tissue-Specific Expression in Flowers and Seedlings., 9, 1990
Benfey, PN; Takatsuji, H; Ren, L; Shah, DM; Chua, NH, The Plant cell. 2 vol. (9); pp. 849-856

Combinatorial and synergistic properties of CaMV 35S enhancer subdomains., 6, 1990
Benfey, PN; Ren, L; Chua, NH, EMBO Journal. 9 vol. (6); pp. 1685-1696

Tissue-specific expression from CaMV 35S enhancer subdomains in early stages of plant development., 6, 1990
Benfey, PN; Ren, L; Chua, NH, EMBO Journal. 9 vol. (6); pp. 1677-1684

The Cauliflower Mosaic Virus 35S Promoter: Combinatorial Regulation of Transcription in Plants., 11, 1990
Benfey, PN; Chua, NH, Science. 250 vol. (4983); pp. 959-966

BENFEY, PN; REN, L; CHUA, NH, EMBO Journal. 8 vol. (8); pp. 2195-2202

Regulated genes in transgenic plants., 4, 1989
Benfey, PN; Chua, NH, Science. 244 vol. (4901); pp. 174-181

Site-specific mutations alter in vitro factor binding and change promoter expression pattern in transgenic plants., 10, 1989
Lam, E; Benfey, PN; Gilmartin, PM; Fang, RX; Chua, NH, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of USA. 86 vol. (20); pp. 7890-7894

The mast cell-specific expression of a protease gene, RMCP II, is regulated by an enhancer element that binds specifically to mast cell trans-acting factors., 1, 1989
Sarid, J; Benfey, PN; Leder, P, The Journal of biological chemistry. 264 vol. (2); pp. 1022-1026

Human and rat mast cell high-affinity immunoglobulin E receptors: characterization of putative alpha-chain gene products., 3, 1988
Shimizu, A; Tepler, I; Benfey, PN; Berenstein, EH; Siraganian, RP; Leder, P, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of USA. 85 vol. (6); pp. 1907-1911

Cloning of the mast cell protease, RMCP II. Evidence for cell-specific expression and a multi-gene family., 4, 1987
Benfey, PN; Yin, FH; Leder, P, The Journal of biological chemistry. 262 vol. (11); pp. 5377-5384

Book Chapters:

Root-associated stress response networks in Plant Abiotic Stress, Second Edition, 1, 2014
To, JPC; Benfey, PN; Elich, TD

Development and Systems Biology: Riding the Genomics Wave towards a Systems Understanding of Root Development in Annual Plant Reviews, 8, 2009
Brady, SM; Benfey, PN

Studying Root Development Using a Genomic Approach in Root Development, 10, 2009
Dinneny, JR; Benfey, PN

Manipulating Large-Scale Arabidopsis Microarray Expression Data: Identifying Dominant Expression Patterns and Biological Process Enrichment in Plant Systems Biology, 0, 2009
Orlando DA, Brady SM, Koch JD, Dinneny JR and PN Benfey

Root Apical Meristems in Encyclopedia of Life Sciences, 0, 2006
Lee, J-Y and P.N. Benfey


  • 2011 Investigator/Alumni Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

  • 2010 Member, National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Sciences

  • 2010 Members/ Foreign Associates, National Academy of Science

  • 2004 Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science

  • 2003 Paul Kramer Professor of Biology, University