Philip N. Benfey

Paul Kramer Professor of Biology

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

Drapek, Colleen, Erin E. Sparks, and Philip N. Benfey. “Uncovering Gene Regulatory Networks Controlling Plant Cell Differentiation..” Trends in Genetics : Tig 33, no. 8 (August 2017): 529–39. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tig.2017.05.002. Full Text

Wachsman, Guy, Jennifer L. Modliszewski, Manuel Valdes, and Philip N. Benfey. “A SIMPLE Pipeline for Mapping Point Mutations..” Plant Physiology 174, no. 3 (July 2017): 1307–13. https://doi.org/10.1104/pp.17.00415. Full Text

Nevarez, P Andrew, Yongjian Qiu, Hitoshi Inoue, Chan Yul Yoo, Philip N. Benfey, Danny J. Schnell, and Meng Chen. “Mechanism of Dual Targeting of the Phytochrome Signaling Component HEMERA/pTAC12 to Plastids and the Nucleus..” Plant Physiology 173, no. 4 (April 2017): 1953–66. https://doi.org/10.1104/pp.16.00116. Full Text

Li, Chen, Yusuke Sako, Akihiro Imai, Tomoaki Nishiyama, Kari Thompson, Minoru Kubo, Yuji Hiwatashi, et al. “A Lin28 homologue reprograms differentiated cells to stem cells in the moss Physcomitrella patens..” Nature Communications 8 (January 27, 2017). https://doi.org/10.1038/ncomms14242. Full Text

Fernández-Marcos, María, Bénédicte Desvoyes, Concepción Manzano, Louisa M. Liberman, Philip N. Benfey, Juan C. Del Pozo, and Crisanto Gutierrez. “Control of Arabidopsis lateral root primordium boundaries by MYB36..” The New Phytologist 213, no. 1 (January 2017): 105–12. https://doi.org/10.1111/nph.14304. Full Text

Sparks, Erin E., and Philip N. Benfey. “Tissue-Specific Transcriptome Profiling in Arabidopsis Roots..” Methods in Molecular Biology (Clifton, N.J.) 1610 (January 2017): 107–22. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4939-7003-2_8. Full Text

Sparks, Erin E., Colleen Drapek, Allison Gaudinier, Song Li, Mitra Ansariola, Ning Shen, Jessica H. Hennacy, et al. “Establishment of Expression in the SHORTROOT-SCARECROW Transcriptional Cascade through Opposing Activities of Both Activators and Repressors..” Dev Cell 39, no. 5 (December 5, 2016): 585–96. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.devcel.2016.09.031. Full Text

Li, Song, Masashi Yamada, Xinwei Hang, Uwe Ohler, and Philip N. Benfey. “High-Resolution Expression Map of the Arabidopsis Root Reveals Alternative Splicing and lincRNA Regulation.” Developmental Cell 39, no. 4 (November 21, 2016): 508–22. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.devce1.2016.10.012. Full Text

Wachsman, Guy, Jennifer Modliszewski, Manuel Valdes, and Philip Benfey. “A SIMPLE pipeline for mapping point mutations,” November 18, 2016. https://doi.org/10.1101/088591. Full Text

Li, Song, Masashi Yamada, Xinwei Han, Uwe Ohler, and Philip N. Benfey. “High-Resolution Expression Map of the Arabidopsis Root Reveals Alternative Splicing and lincRNA Regulation..” Developmental Cell 39, no. 4 (November 10, 2016): 508–22. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.devcel.2016.10.012. Full Text

Pages

Sena, G., K. Nakajima, J. Jung, and P. N. Benfey. “Analysis of Arabidopsis root pattern formation: Tissue-specific ectopic expression of the "Moving" putative transcription factor short-root..” In Developmental Biology, 247:486–87. ACADEMIC PRESS INC ELSEVIER SCIENCE, 2002.

Benfey, P. N., K. Nakajima, G. Sena, and A. Paquette. “Radial patterning in Arabidopsis: Signaling inside out..” In Developmental Biology, 235:288–288. ACADEMIC PRESS INC, 2001.

Helariutta, Y., J. Wysocka-Diller, J. Lim, J. E. Malamy, H. Fukaki, and P. N. Benfey. “Radial pattern formation in plants.” In Developmental Biology, 210:205–205. ACADEMIC PRESS INC, 1999.

Pysh, L. D., and P. N. Benfey. “Root cell extension: Genetic and molecular approaches.” In Radical Biology: Advances and Perspectives on the Function of Plant Roots, edited by H. E. Flores, J. P. Lynch, and D. Eissenstat, 18:34–47. AMER SOC PLANT BIOLOGISTS, 1998.

Malamy, J. E., and P. N. Benfey. “Analysis of lateral root formation in Arabidopsis.” In Radical Biology: Advances and Perspectives on the Function of Plant Roots, edited by H. E. Flores, J. P. Lynch, and D. Eissenstat, 18:428–29. AMER SOC PLANT BIOLOGISTS, 1998.

Malamy, J. E., and P. N. Benfey. “Lateral root formation in Arabidopsis thaliana..” In Plant Physiology, 114:277–277. AMER SOC PLANT PHYSIOLOGISTS, 1997.

WysockaDiller, J., J. E. Malamy, L. DiLaurenzio, L. Pysh, Y. Helariutta, and P. N. Benfey. “Root radial organization.” In Plant Physiology, 111:40001–40001. AMER SOC PLANT PHYSIOLOGISTS, 1996.

HAUSER, M. T., and P. N. BENFEY. “GENETIC-ANALYSIS OF CELL EXPANSION IN ROOTS OF ARABIDOPSIS.” In Journal of Cellular Biochemistry, 467–467. WILEY-LISS, 1995.

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Selected Grants

Identifying Novel Peptide Hormones In Tomato Root Development awarded by (Principal Investigator). 2016 to 2017

Monsanto's Beachell-Borlaug International Scholars Program awarded by (Principal Investigator). 2015 to 2017

Characterizing gene regulatory network dynamics controlling asymmetric cell division awarded by Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation (Principal Investigator). 2015 to 2017

Determining Interaction Parameters of Roots in Soil awarded by National Science Foundation (Principal Investigator). 2014 to 2017

Dynamics of the SHR-SCR Network Controlling Asymmetric Cell Division awarded by National Institutes of Health (Principal Investigator). 2013 to 2015

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

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

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