Philip N. Benfey
Paul Kramer Distinguished Professor of Biology
Ph.D., Harvard University 1986
B.S., University of Paris (France) 1981
Sparks, E. E., and P. N. Benfey. “The contribution of root systems to plant nutrient acquisition.” In Plant Macronutrient Use Efficiency: Molecular and Genomic Perspectives in Crop Plants, 83–92, 2017. https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-811308-0.00005-3. Full Text
Sparks, E. E., A. Imai, M. Hasebe, and P. N. Benfey. “Developmental regulation and de novo formation of stem cells in plants.” In Stem Cells: From Basic Research to Therapy, Volume 1: Basic Stem Cell Biology, Tissue Formation during Development, and Model Organisms, 403–32, 2014. https://doi.org/10.1201/b16487. Full Text
Benfey, P. N. “Plant Development, Genetics of.” In Brenner’s Encyclopedia of Genetics: Second Edition, 340–42, 2013. https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-374984-0.01167-0. Full Text
Van Norman, J. M., L. M. Liberman, and P. N. Benfey. “Arabidopsis root: A model organ in plant genomics.” In Plant Roots: The Hidden Half, Fourth Edition, 17–34, 2013.
Tromas, A., N. Braun, P. Muller, T. Khodus, I. A. Paponov, K. Palme, K. Ljung, et al. “Auxin binding protein 1 for root growth.” In Plant Physiology, 214–29, 2011.
Dinneny, J. R., and P. N. Benfey. “Studying Root Development Using a Genomic Approach.” In Root Development, 37:325–51, 2009. https://doi.org/10.1002/9781444310023.ch12. Full Text
Brady, S. M., and P. N. Benfey. “Development and Systems Biology: Riding the Genomics Wave towards a Systems Understanding of Root Development.” In Annual Plant Reviews, 35:304–30, 2009. https://doi.org/10.1002/9781444312249.ch11. Full Text
Shao, Yanlin, Kevin R. Lehner, Hongzhu Zhou, Isaiah Taylor, Mingyuan Zhu, Chuanzao Mao, and Philip N. Benfey. “VAP-RELATED SUPPRESSORS OF TOO MANY MOUTHS (VST) family proteins are regulators of root system architecture.” Plant Physiology 185, no. 2 (March 2021): 457–68. https://doi.org/10.1093/plphys/kiaa036. Full Text
Taylor, Isaiah, Kevin Lehner, Erin McCaskey, Niba Nirmal, Yasemin Ozkan-Aydin, Mason Murray-Cooper, Rashmi Jain, et al. “Mechanism and function of root circumnutation.” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 118, no. 8 (February 2021). https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.2018940118. Full Text
Goldy, Camila, José-Antonio Pedroza-Garcia, Natalie Breakfield, Toon Cools, Rodrigo Vena, Philip N. Benfey, Lieven De Veylder, Javier Palatnik, and Ramiro E. Rodriguez. “The Arabidopsis GRAS-type SCL28 transcription factor controls the mitotic cell cycle and division plane orientation.” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 118, no. 6 (February 2021). https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.2005256118. Full Text
Perianez-Rodriguez, Juan, Marcos Rodriguez, Marco Marconi, Estefano Bustillo-Avendaño, Guy Wachsman, Alvaro Sanchez-Corrionero, Hugues De Gernier, et al. “An auxin-regulable oscillatory circuit drives the root clock in Arabidopsis.” Science Advances 7, no. 1 (January 2021). https://doi.org/10.1126/sciadv.abd4722. Full Text
Wachsman, Guy, Jingyuan Zhang, Miguel A. Moreno-Risueno, Charles T. Anderson, and Philip N. Benfey. “Cell wall remodeling and vesicle trafficking mediate the root clock in Arabidopsis.” Science (New York, N.Y.) 370, no. 6518 (November 2020): 819–23. https://doi.org/10.1126/science.abb7250. Full Text
Henkhaus, Natalie, Madelaine Bartlett, David Gang, Rebecca Grumet, Ingrid Jordon-Thaden, Argelia Lorence, Eric Lyons, et al. “Plant science decadal vision 2020-2030: Reimagining the potential of plants for a healthy and sustainable future.” Plant Direct 4, no. 8 (August 2020): e00252. https://doi.org/10.1002/pld3.252. Full Text
Shahan, Rachel, Che-Wei Hsu, Trevor Nolan, Benjamin Cole, Isaiah Taylor, Anna Hendrika Cornelia Vlot, Philip Benfey, and Uwe Ohler. “A single cellArabidopsisroot atlas reveals developmental trajectories in wild type and cell identity mutants,” June 30, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1101/2020.06.29.178863. Full Text
Wachsman, Guy, Jingyuan Zhang, Miguel Moreno-Risueno, Charles Anderson, and Philip Benfey. “Cell wall remodeling and vesicle trafficking mediate the root clock in Arabidopsis,” March 11, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1101/2020.03.10.985747. Full Text
Wachsman, Guy, and Philip N. Benfey. “Lateral Root Initiation: The Emergence of New Primordia Following Cell Death.” Current Biology : Cb 30, no. 3 (February 2020): R121–22. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2019.12.032. Full Text
Yamada, Masashi, Xinwei Han, and Philip N. Benfey. “RGF1 controls root meristem size through ROS signalling.” Nature 577, no. 7788 (January 2020): 85–88. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41586-019-1819-6. Full Text
Mccaskey, E. N., K. Lehner, I. Taylor, P. N. Benfey, and D. I. Goldman. “Rice Root Tip Circumnutation Facilitates Exploratory Behavior.” In Integrative and Comparative Biology, 60:E156–E156, 2020.
Mccaskey, E. N., K. Lehner, M. Murray-Cooper, Y. Ozkan-Aydin, E. W. Hawkes, P. N. Benfey, and D. Goldman. “Circumnutation Facilitates Effective Root-Surface Exploration of Rice Roots.” In Integrative and Comparative Biology, 59:E151–E151. OXFORD UNIV PRESS INC, 2019.
Benfey, Philip N. “Underground Signaling Networks.” In In Vitro Cellular & Developmental Biology Animal, 53:S22–S22. SPRINGER, 2017.
Tsukagoshi, Hironaka, Kaho Mabuchi, Takamasa Suzuki, Mika Nomoto, Wolfgang Busch, Yasuomi Tada, Tetsuya Higashiyama, and Philip N. Benfey. “The regulation mechanism of root development by ROS.” In Genes & Genetic Systems, 89:295–295. GENETICS SOC JAPAN, 2014.
Cederholm, Heidi, and Philip Benfey. “Transcriptional Networks of Phosphate Acquisition.” In In Vitro Cellular & Developmental Biology Animal, 46:S103–S103, 2010.
Benfey, Philip N., Ji-Young Lee, Juliette Colinas, Hongchang Cui, Richard Twigg, Terri Long, and I. Dinneny. “A systems biology approach to root development.” In Developmental Biology, 295:345–345. Elsevier BV, 2006. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ydbio.2006.04.066. Full Text
Lee, J., J. Colinas, J. Wang, S. Brady, D. Mace, U. Ohler, and P. Benfey. “Genome to network: An integrative approach to understanding gene regulatory networks in Arabidopsis roots.” In Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology a Molecular & Integrative Physiology, 143:S138–S138. ELSEVIER SCIENCE INC, 2006.
Galbraith, D. W., K. D. Birnbaum, P. Benfey, G. M. Lambert, D. E. Shasha, J. Wang, and J. Jung. “A high resolution gene expression map of the arabidopsis root.” In Cytometry Part A, 59A:90–90. WILEY-LISS, 2004.
Benfey, P. N., K. Birnbaum, and D. Shasha. “Transcriptional networks in root development.” In In Vitro Cellular & Developmental Biology Animal, 40:20A-20A. SPRINGER, 2004.
Taylor, Isaiah, Mason Murray-Cooper, Niba Nirmal, Erin McCaskey, Philip N. Benfey, Yasemin Ozkan-Aydin, Elliot W. Hawkes, et al. “Data and scripts from: Mechanism and function of root circumnutation,” December 16, 2020. https://doi.org/10.7924/r4b27x11m. Full Text
Genetic and Genomics Training Grant awarded by National Institutes of Health (Mentor). 2020 to 2025
A Molecular Genetic Analysis of Root Morphogenesis awarded by National Institutes of Health (Principal Investigator). 2019 to 2024
Collaborative Research: Root Dynamics and Control in Heterogeneous Soft Substrates awarded by National Science Foundation (Principal Investigator). 2019 to 2022
IRES Track 1 IRTG Engaged in Dissecting and Reengineering the Regulatory Genome awarded by National Science Foundation (Mentor). 2019 to 2022
Training Program in Developmental and Stem Cell Biology awarded by National Institutes of Health (Mentor). 2001 to 2022
Architecture and Dynamics of the Gene Regulatory Network Controlling Cell Fate awarded by National Institutes of Health (Principal Investigator). 2020 to 2022
Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Training Program awarded by National Institutes of Health (Mentor). 2005 to 2021
Genetics Training Grant awarded by National Institutes of Health (Mentor). 1979 to 2020
Organization and Function of Cellular Structure awarded by National Institutes of Health (Mentor). 1975 to 2020
Molecular Genetic Analysis of Root Morphogenesis awarded by National Institutes of Health (Principal Investigator). 2002 to 2018