Philip N. Benfey

Paul Kramer Professor of Biology

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

Moussaieff, Arieh, Ilana Rogachev, Leonid Brodsky, Sergey Malitsky, Ted W. Toal, Heather Belcher, Merav Yativ, Siobhan M. Brady, Philip N. Benfey, and Asaph Aharoni. “High-resolution metabolic mapping of cell types in plant roots..” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 110, no. 13 (March 8, 2013): E1232–41. Full Text

Fang, Suqin, Randy T. Clark, Ying Zheng, Anjali S. Iyer-Pascuzzi, Joshua S. Weitz, Leon V. Kochian, Herbert Edelsbrunner, Hong Liao, and Philip N. Benfey. “Genotypic recognition and spatial responses by rice roots..” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 110, no. 7 (February 2013): 2670–75. Full Text

Iyer-Pascuzzi, Anjali S., Paul R. Zurek, and Philip N. Benfey. “High-throughput, noninvasive imaging of root systems..” Methods in Molecular Biology (Clifton, N.J.) 959 (January 2013): 177–87. Full Text

Topp, C. N., and P. N. Benfey. “Growth control of root architecture,” December 1, 2012, 373–86. Full Text

Busch, Wolfgang, Brad T. Moore, Bradley Martsberger, Daniel L. Mace, Richard W. Twigg, Jee Jung, Iulian Pruteanu-Malinici, et al. “A microfluidic device and computational platform for high-throughput live imaging of gene expression..” Nat Methods 9, no. 11 (November 2012): 1101–6. Full Text

Cederholm, Heidi M., Anjali S. Iyer-Pascuzzi, and Philip N. Benfey. “Patterning the primary root in Arabidopsis..” Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews. Developmental Biology 1, no. 5 (September 2012): 675–91. Full Text

Cruz-Ramírez, Alfredo, Sara Díaz-Triviño, Ikram Blilou, Verônica A. Grieneisen, Rosangela Sozzani, Christos Zamioudis, Pál Miskolczi, et al. “A bistable circuit involving SCARECROW-RETINOBLASTOMA integrates cues to inform asymmetric stem cell division..” Cell 150, no. 5 (August 23, 2012): 1002–15. Full Text

Ingram, Paul A., Jinming Zhu, Aabid Shariff, Ian W. Davis, Philip N. Benfey, and Tedd Elich. “High-throughput imaging and analysis of root system architecture in Brachypodium distachyon under differential nutrient availability..” Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 367, no. 1595 (June 2012): 1559–69. Full Text

Petricka, Jalean J., Monica A. Schauer, Molly Megraw, Natalie W. Breakfield, J Will Thompson, Stoyan Georgiev, Erik J. Soderblom, et al. “The protein expression landscape of the Arabidopsis root..” Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 109, no. 18 (May 1, 2012): 6811–18. Full Text

Stone, Jana E., Philip N. Benfey, and Lingchong You. “Promoting collaborative interdisciplinary research at the Duke Center for Systems Biology..” Acs Synthetic Biology 1, no. 5 (May 2012): 153–55. Full Text