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

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

Liberman, LM, and Benfey, PN. "A Friend in Need (of Nutrients) Is a…." Cell 165, no. 2 (April 2016): 269-271. Full Text

Sparks, EE, and Benfey, PN. "Identifying Gene Regulatory Networks in Arabidopsis by In Silico Prediction, Yeast-1-Hybrid, and Inducible Gene Profiling Assays." Methods in molecular biology (Clifton, N.J.) 1370 (January 2016): 29-50. Full Text

Benfey, PN. "Defining the Path from Stem Cells to Differentiated Tissue." Current topics in developmental biology 116 (January 2016): 35-43. (Review) Full Text

Rodriguez, RE, Ercoli, MF, Debernardi, JM, Breakfield, NW, Mecchia, MA, Sabatini, M, Cools, T, De Veylder, L, Benfey, PN, and Palatnik, JF. "MicroRNA miR396 Regulates the Switch between Stem Cells and Transit-Amplifying Cells in Arabidopsis Roots." The Plant Cell 27, no. 12 (December 8, 2015): 3354-3366. Full Text

Wachsman, G, Sparks, EE, and Benfey, PN. "Genes and networks regulating root anatomy and architecture." The New Phytologist 208, no. 1 (October 2015): 26-38. (Review) Full Text

Moreno-Risueno, MA, Sozzani, R, Yardımcı, GG, Petricka, JJ, Vernoux, T, Blilou, I, Alonso, J, Winter, CM, Ohler, U, Scheres, B, and Benfey, PN. "Transcriptional control of tissue formation throughout root development." Science (New York, N.Y.) 350, no. 6259 (October 2015): 426-430. Full Text

Liberman, LM, Sparks, EE, Moreno-Risueno, MA, Petricka, JJ, and Benfey, PN. "MYB36 regulates the transition from proliferation to differentiation in the Arabidopsis root." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 112, no. 39 (September 14, 2015): 12099-12104. Full Text

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Selected Grants

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

Quantitative and Qualitative Differential Expression Proteomics awarded by National Institutes of Health (Major User). 2010 to 2011

Arabidopsis 2010: Identifying Transcriptional Networks at Cellular Resolution awarded by National Science Foundation (Principal Investigator). 2006 to 2010

Cell-Specific Transcriptional Responses to Environmental Stress in Arabidopsis awarded by National Institutes of Health (Principal Investigator). 2007 to 2010

Vision 2020 for Biology Workshop awarded by National Science Foundation (Principal Investigator). 2008

Cell Identity and Differentiation in Stimulus Response awarded by National Institutes of Health (Principal Investigator). 2005 to 2008

TRPGR Genomic Approaches to Identify Genes for Root System Architecture Traits awarded by National Science Foundation (Principal Investigator). 2006 to 2008

Coordination of the Multinational Arabidopsis Thaliana Functional Genomics Project awarded by National Science Foundation (Principal Investigator). 2005 to 2007

16th International Conference on Arabidopsis Research awarded by Department of Agriculture (Principal Investigator). 2005 to 2006

SHR Motifs Required for Movement and Activation awarded by National Science Foundation (Principal Investigator). 2002 to 2006

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