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
Campus Box: 
Duke Box 90338, Durham, NC 27708
(919) 660-7338


  • Ph.D., Harvard University 1986

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

Sparks, Erin E., and Philip N. Benfey. “HEC of a job regulating stem cells..” Developmental Cell 28, no. 4 (February 2014): 349–50. Full Text

Sozzani, R., W. Busch, E. P. Spalding, and P. N. Benfey. “Advanced imaging techniques for the study of plant growth and development.” Trends in Plant Science 19, no. 5 (January 1, 2014): 304–10. Full Text

Vilarrasa-Blasi, J., M. P. González-García, D. Frigola, N. Fàbregas, K. G. Alexiou, N. López-Bigas, S. Rivas, et al. “Regulation of plant stem cell quiescence by a brassinosteroid signaling module.” Developmental Cell 30, no. 1 (2014): 36–47. Full Text

Iyer-Pascuzzi, A. S., P. R. Zurek, and P. N. Benfey. “High-throughput, noninvasive imaging of root systems.” Methods in Molecular Biology 959 (December 1, 2013): 177–87. Full Text

Van Norman, Jaimie M., Wei Xuan, Tom Beeckman, and Philip N. Benfey. “To branch or not to branch: the role of pre-patterning in lateral root formation..” Development (Cambridge, England) 140, no. 21 (November 2013): 4301–10. Full Text

Li, Song, Louisa M. Liberman, Neelanjan Mukherjee, Philip N. Benfey, and Uwe Ohler. “Integrated detection of natural antisense transcripts using strand-specific RNA sequencing data..” Genome Res 23, no. 10 (October 2013): 1730–39. Full Text

Benfey, Philip. “Philip Benfey..” Current Biology : Cb 23, no. 19 (October 2013): R857–58. Full Text

Sparks, Erin, Guy Wachsman, and Philip N. Benfey. “Spatiotemporal signalling in plant development..” Nature Reviews. Genetics 14, no. 9 (September 2013): 631–44. Full Text

Benfey, P. N., and B. Scheres. “Arabidopsis as a Model for Systems Biology,” August 29, 2013, 391–406. Full Text

Moubayidin, Laila, Riccardo Di Mambro, Rosangela Sozzani, Elena Pacifici, Elena Salvi, Inez Terpstra, Dongping Bao, et al. “Spatial coordination between stem cell activity and cell differentiation in the root meristem..” Developmental Cell 26, no. 4 (August 2013): 405–15. Full Text