Philip N. Benfey

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

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

Education

  • Ph.D., Harvard University 1986

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

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, and Hasebe, M. "A Lin28 homologue reprograms differentiated cells to stem cells in the moss Physcomitrella patens." Nature communications 8 (January 27, 2017): 14242-. Full Text

Sparks, EE, and Benfey, PN. "Tissue-Specific Transcriptome Profiling in Arabidopsis Roots." Methods in molecular biology (Clifton, N.J.) 1610 (January 2017): 107-122. Full Text

Fernández-Marcos, M, Desvoyes, B, Manzano, C, Liberman, LM, Benfey, PN, Del Pozo, JC, and Gutierrez, C. "Control of Arabidopsis lateral root primordium boundaries by MYB36." The New Phytologist 213, no. 1 (January 2017): 105-112. Full Text

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, and Benfey, PN. "Establishment of Expression in the SHORTROOT-SCARECROW Transcriptional Cascade through Opposing Activities of Both Activators and Repressors." Developmental Cell 39, no. 5 (December 2016): 585-596. Full Text

Li, S, Yamada, M, Hang, X, Ohler, U, and Benfey, PN. "High-Resolution Expression Map of the Arabidopsis Root Reveals Alternative Splicing and lincRNA Regulation." DEVELOPMENTAL CELL 39, no. 4 (November 21, 2016): 508-522. Full Text

Li, S, Yamada, M, Han, X, Ohler, U, and Benfey, PN. "High-Resolution Expression Map of the Arabidopsis Root Reveals Alternative Splicing and lincRNA Regulation." Developmental Cell 39, no. 4 (November 10, 2016): 508-522. Full Text

Hsu, PY, Calviello, L, Wu, H-YL, Li, F-W, Rothfels, CJ, Ohler, U, and Benfey, PN. "Super-resolution ribosome profiling reveals unannotated translation events in Arabidopsis." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 113, no. 45 (November 2016): E7126-E7135. Full Text

Rogers, ED, Monaenkova, D, Mijar, M, Nori, A, Goldman, DI, and Benfey, PN. "X-Ray Computed Tomography Reveals the Response of Root System Architecture to Soil Texture." Plant Physiology 171, no. 3 (July 2016): 2028-2040. Full Text

Clark, NM, Hinde, E, Winter, CM, Fisher, AP, Crosti, G, Blilou, I, Gratton, E, Benfey, PN, and Sozzani, R. "Tracking transcription factor mobility and interaction in Arabidopsis roots with fluorescence correlation spectroscopy." Elife 5 (June 11, 2016). Full Text

Kawakatsu, T, Stuart, T, Valdes, M, Breakfield, N, Schmitz, RJ, Nery, JR, Urich, MA, Han, X, Lister, R, Benfey, PN, and Ecker, JR. "Unique cell-type-specific patterns of DNA methylation in the root meristem." Nature Plants 2, no. 5 (April 29, 2016): 16058-null. Full Text

Pages

Benfey, PN, Nakajima, K, Sena, G, and Paquette, A. "Radial patterning in Arabidopsis: Signaling inside out." July 1, 2001.

Helariutta, Y, Wysocka-Diller, J, Lim, J, Malamy, JE, Fukaki, H, and Benfey, PN. "Radial pattern formation in plants." June 1, 1999.

Malamy, JE, and Benfey, PN. "Analysis of lateral root formation in Arabidopsis." 1998.

Malamy, JE, and Benfey, PN. "Lateral root formation in Arabidopsis thaliana." July 1997.

WysockaDiller, J, Malamy, JE, DiLaurenzio, L, Pysh, L, Helariutta, Y, and Benfey, PN. "Root radial organization." June 1996.

HAUSER, MT, and BENFEY, PN. "GENETIC-ANALYSIS OF CELL EXPANSION IN ROOTS OF ARABIDOPSIS." March 10, 1995.

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Selected Grants

Arabidopsis 2010: Regulatory Networks Controlling Root Growth and Differentiation awarded by National Science Foundation (Principal Investigator). 2010 to 2015

Elucidating the Gene Regulatory Networks that Specify Invasive Behavior awarded by National Institutes of Health (Co-Mentor). 2011 to 2014

A Multidimensional Imaging Platform to Analyze Crop Root System Dynamics in Response to Changing Environments awarded by Department of Agriculture (Principal Investigator). 2011 to 2013

Duke Center for Systems Biology awarded by National Institutes of Health (Principal Investigator). 2007 to 2013

Duke Center for Systems Biology - Core A awarded by National Institutes of Health (Principal Investigator). 2007 to 2013

Illumina Hi-Seq 2000 Sequencing System awarded by National Institutes of Health (Major User). 2012 to 2013

Functional regulatory circuits induced by transcription factors and small RNAs awarded by National Institutes of Health (Mentor). 2011 to 2012

GEPR: Genome-wide analysis of root traits awarded by National Science Foundation (Principal Investigator). 2008 to 2012

Exploring Lateral Root Formation in the Context of a 'Clock and Wavefront' Model awarded by National Institutes of Health (Principal Investigator). 2010 to 2012

Unraveling transcriptional subnetworks of Arabidopsis ground tissue awarded by National Institutes of Health (Principal Investigator). 2009 to 2011

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