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

Benfey, P. "Philip benfey." Current Biology 23, no. 19 (2013): R857-R858. Full Text

Iyer-Pascuzzi, AS, Zurek, PR, and Benfey, PN. "High-throughput, noninvasive imaging of root systems." Methods Mol Biol 959 (2013): 177-187. Full Text

Benfey, PN, and Scheres, B. "Arabidopsis as a Model for Systems Biology." (2013): 391-406. Full Text

Topp, CN, and Benfey, PN. "Growth control of root architecture." (December 1, 2012): 373-386. (Chapter) Full Text

Busch, W, Moore, BT, Martsberger, B, Mace, DL, Twigg, RW, Jung, J, Pruteanu-Malinici, I, Kennedy, SJ, Fricke, GK, Clark, RL, Ohler, U, and Benfey, PN. "A microfluidic device and computational platform for high-throughput live imaging of gene expression." Nature Methods 9, no. 11 (November 2012): 1101-1106. Full Text

Cederholm, HM, Iyer-Pascuzzi, AS, and Benfey, PN. "Patterning the primary root in Arabidopsis." Wiley Interdiscip Rev Dev Biol 1, no. 5 (September 2012): 675-691. (Review) Full Text

Cruz-Ramírez, A, Díaz-Triviño, S, Blilou, I, Grieneisen, VA, Sozzani, R, Zamioudis, C, Miskolczi, P, Nieuwland, J, Benjamins, R, Dhonukshe, P, Caballero-Pérez, J, Horvath, B, Long, Y, Mähönen, AP, Zhang, H, Xu, J, Murray, JAH, Benfey, PN, Bako, L, Marée, AFM, and Scheres, B. "A bistable circuit involving SCARECROW-RETINOBLASTOMA integrates cues to inform asymmetric stem cell division." Cell 150, no. 5 (August 23, 2012): 1002-1015. Full Text

Ingram, PA, Zhu, J, Shariff, A, Davis, IW, Benfey, PN, and Elich, T. "High-throughput imaging and analysis of root system architecture in Brachypodium distachyon under differential nutrient availability." Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological Sciences 367, no. 1595 (June 2012): 1559-1569. Full Text

Stone, JE, Benfey, PN, and You, L. "Promoting collaborative interdisciplinary research at the Duke Center for Systems Biology." Acs Synthetic Biology 1, no. 5 (May 2012): 153-155. Full Text

Petricka, JJ, Schauer, MA, Megraw, M, Breakfield, NW, Thompson, JW, Georgiev, S, Soderblom, EJ, Ohler, U, Moseley, MA, Grossniklaus, U, and Benfey, PN. "The protein expression landscape of the Arabidopsis root." Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 109, no. 18 (May 1, 2012): 6811-6818. Full Text