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
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  • Ph.D., Harvard University 1986

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

Colinas, Juliette, Scott C. Schmidler, Gil Bohrer, Borislav Iordanov, and Philip N. Benfey. “Intergenic and genic sequence lengths have opposite relationships with respect to gene expression..” Plos One 3, no. 11 (January 2008). Full Text Open Access Copy

Long, Terri A., Siobhan M. Brady, and Philip N. Benfey. “Systems approaches to identifying gene regulatory networks in plants..” Annual Review of Cell and Developmental Biology 24 (January 2008): 81–103. Full Text

Brady, Siobhan M., David A. Orlando, Ji-Young Lee, Jean Y. Wang, Jeremy Koch, José R. Dinneny, Daniel Mace, Uwe Ohler, and Philip N. Benfey. “A high-resolution root spatiotemporal map reveals dominant expression patterns..” Science 318, no. 5851 (November 2, 2007): 801–6. Full Text

Cui, Hongchang, Mitchell P. Levesque, Teva Vernoux, Jee W. Jung, Alice J. Paquette, Kimberly L. Gallagher, Jean Y. Wang, Ikram Blilou, Ben Scheres, and Philip N. Benfey. “An evolutionarily conserved mechanism delimiting SHR movement defines a single layer of endodermis in plants..” Science (New York, N.Y.) 316, no. 5823 (April 2007): 421–25. Full Text

Weitz, J. S., P. N. Benfey, and N. S. Wingreen. “Evolution, interactions, and biological networks.” Plos Biology 5, no. 1 (January 1, 2007): 0010–0012. Full Text

Weitz, Joshua S., Philip N. Benfey, and Ned S. Wingreen. “Evolution, interactions, and biological networks..” Plos Biology 5, no. 1 (January 2007). Full Text

Brady, Siobhan M., Shuang Song, Kanwarpal S. Dhugga, J Antoni Rafalski, and Philip N. Benfey. “Combining expression and comparative evolutionary analysis. The COBRA gene family..” Plant Physiology 143, no. 1 (January 2007): 172–87. Full Text

Long, Terri A., and Philip N. Benfey. “Transcription factors and hormones: new insights into plant cell differentiation..” Current Opinion in Cell Biology 18, no. 6 (December 2006): 710–14. Full Text

Brady, S. M., and P. N. Benfey. “Erratum: A systems approach to understanding root development (Canadian Journal of Botany (2006) 84, (695-701)).” Canadian Journal of Botany 84, no. 9 (September 1, 2006). Full Text

Brady, Siobhan M., Terri A. Long, and Philip N. Benfey. “Unraveling the dynamic transcriptome..” The Plant Cell 18, no. 9 (September 2006): 2101–11. Full Text