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
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
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
Shahan, Rachel, and Philip N. Benfey. “A Co-opted Regulator of Lateral Root Development Controls Nodule Organogenesis in Lotus.” Developmental Cell 52, no. 1 (January 2020): 6–7. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.devcel.2019.12.009. Full Text
Zhang, Yueying, Minglei Yang, Susan Duncan, Xiaofei Yang, Mahmoud A. S. Abdelhamid, Lin Huang, Huakun Zhang, Philip N. Benfey, Zoë A. E. Waller, and Yiliang Ding. “G-quadruplex structures trigger RNA phase separation.” Nucleic Acids Research 47, no. 22 (December 2019): 11746–54. https://doi.org/10.1093/nar/gkz978. Full Text
Jia, Kun-Peng, Alexandra J. Dickinson, Jianing Mi, Guoxin Cui, Ting Ting Xiao, Najeh M. Kharbatia, Xiujie Guo, et al. “Anchorene is a carotenoid-derived regulatory metabolite required for anchor root formation in Arabidopsis.” Science Advances 5, no. 11 (November 27, 2019): eaaw6787. https://doi.org/10.1126/sciadv.aaw6787. Full Text
Dickinson, Alexandra J., Kevin Lehner, Jianing Mi, Kun-Peng Jia, Medhavinee Mijar, José Dinneny, Salim Al-Babili, and Philip N. Benfey. “β-Cyclocitral is a conserved root growth regulator.” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 116, no. 21 (May 8, 2019): 10563–67. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1821445116. Full Text
Chen, Wen-Qian, Colleen Drapek, Dong-Xu Li, Zhi-Hong Xu, Philip N. Benfey, and Shu-Nong Bai. “Histone Deacetylase HDA19 Affects Root Cortical Cell Fate by Interacting with SCARECROW.” Plant Physiology 180, no. 1 (May 2019): 276–88. https://doi.org/10.1104/pp.19.00056. Full Text
Di Mambro, Riccardo, Noemi Svolacchia, Raffaele Dello Ioio, Emanuela Pierdonati, Elena Salvi, Emanuela Pedrazzini, Alessandro Vitale, et al. “The Lateral Root Cap Acts as an Auxin Sink that Controls Meristem Size.” Current Biology : Cb 29, no. 7 (April 2019): 1199-1205.e4. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2019.02.022. Full Text
Pierre-Jerome, Edith, Colleen Drapek, and Philip N. Benfey. “Regulation of Division and Differentiation of Plant Stem Cells.” Annual Review of Cell and Developmental Biology 34 (October 2018): 289–310. https://doi.org/10.1146/annurev-cellbio-100617-062459. Full Text
Drapek, Colleen, Erin E. Sparks, Peter Marhavy, Isaiah Taylor, Tonni G. Andersen, Jessica H. Hennacy, Niko Geldner, and Philip N. Benfey. “Minimum requirements for changing and maintaining endodermis cell identity in the Arabidopsis root.” Nature Plants 4, no. 8 (August 2018): 586–95. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41477-018-0213-y. 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.
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
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.
Ogawa, M., A. Kuwahara, A. J. Paquette, P. N. Benfey, Y. Kamiya, and S. Yamaguchi. “Roles of the gibberellin-responsive SCL3 gene in Arabidopsis.” In Plant and Cell Physiology, 45:S213–S213. OXFORD UNIV PRESS, 2004.
Benfey, P. N., K. Gallagher, A. Paquette, K. Nakajima, and G. Sena. “Radial patterning in arabidopsis: A moving target.” In Developmental Biology, 259:523–523. ACADEMIC PRESS INC ELSEVIER SCIENCE, 2003.
Nawy, T., J. E. Malamy, and P. N. Benfey. “The MADS box gene AGL42 is expressed in the Arabidopsis root meristem and maintains its organization.” In Developmental Biology, 259:573–573. ACADEMIC PRESS INC ELSEVIER SCIENCE, 2003.
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