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

Liberman, Louisa M., Rosangela Sozzani, and Philip N. Benfey. “Integrative systems biology: an attempt to describe a simple weed..” Current Opinion in Plant Biology 15, no. 2 (April 2012): 162–67. Full Text

Rogers, Eric D., Terry Jackson, Arieh Moussaieff, Asaph Aharoni, and Philip N. Benfey. “Cell type-specific transcriptional profiling: implications for metabolite profiling..” The Plant Journal : For Cell and Molecular Biology 70, no. 1 (April 2012): 5–17. Full Text

Bruex, Angela, Raghunandan M. Kainkaryam, Yana Wieckowski, Yeon Hee Kang, Christine Bernhardt, Yang Xia, Xiaohua Zheng, et al. “A gene regulatory network for root epidermis cell differentiation in Arabidopsis..” Plos Genetics 8, no. 1 (January 12, 2012). Full Text

De Smet, Ive, Philip J. White, A Glyn Bengough, Lionel Dupuy, Boris Parizot, Ilda Casimiro, Renze Heidstra, et al. “Analyzing lateral root development: how to move forward..” The Plant Cell 24, no. 1 (January 6, 2012): 15–20. Full Text

Breakfield, Natalie W., David L. Corcoran, Jalean J. Petricka, Jeffrey Shen, Juthamas Sae-Seaw, Ignacio Rubio-Somoza, Detlef Weigel, Uwe Ohler, and Philip N. Benfey. “High-resolution experimental and computational profiling of tissue-specific known and novel miRNAs in Arabidopsis..” Genome Res 22, no. 1 (January 2012): 163–76. Full Text

Galkovskyi, Taras, Yuriy Mileyko, Alexander Bucksch, Brad Moore, Olga Symonova, Charles A. Price, Christopher N. Topp, et al. “GiA Roots: software for the high throughput analysis of plant root system architecture..” Bmc Plant Biology 12 (January 2012). Full Text

Moreno-Risueno, Miguel A., Jaimie M. Van Norman, and Philip N. Benfey. “Transcriptional switches direct plant organ formation and patterning..” Current Topics in Developmental Biology 98 (January 2012): 229–57. Full Text

Davis, Ian W., Christopher Benninger, Philip N. Benfey, and Tedd Elich. “POWRS: position-sensitive motif discovery..” Plos One 7, no. 7 (January 2012). Full Text

Petricka, Jalean J., Cara M. Winter, and Philip N. Benfey. “Control of Arabidopsis root development..” Annual Review of Plant Biology 63 (January 2012): 563–90. Full Text

Benfey, P. N. “Toward a systems analysis of the root..” Cold Spring Harbor Symposia on Quantitative Biology 77 (January 2012): 91–96. Full Text