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

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

Liberman, LM, Sozzani, R, and Benfey, PN. "Integrative systems biology: an attempt to describe a simple weed." Current Opinion in Plant Biology 15, no. 2 (April 2012): 162-167. (Review) Full Text

Rogers, ED, Jackson, T, Moussaieff, A, Aharoni, A, and Benfey, PN. "Cell type-specific transcriptional profiling: implications for metabolite profiling." The Plant Journal : for Cell and Molecular Biology 70, no. 1 (April 2012): 5-17. (Review) Full Text

Bruex, A, Kainkaryam, RM, Wieckowski, Y, Kang, YH, Bernhardt, C, Xia, Y, Zheng, X, Wang, JY, Lee, MM, Benfey, P, Woolf, PJ, and Schiefelbein, J. "A gene regulatory network for root epidermis cell differentiation in Arabidopsis." Plos Genetics 8, no. 1 (January 12, 2012): e1002446-null. Full Text

De Smet, I, White, PJ, Bengough, AG, Dupuy, L, Parizot, B, Casimiro, I, Heidstra, R, Laskowski, M, Lepetit, M, Hochholdinger, F, Draye, X, Zhang, H, Broadley, MR, Péret, B, Hammond, JP, Fukaki, H, Mooney, S, Lynch, JP, Nacry, P, Schurr, U, Laplaze, L, Benfey, P, Beeckman, T, and Bennett, M. "Analyzing lateral root development: how to move forward." The Plant Cell 24, no. 1 (January 6, 2012): 15-20. Full Text

Breakfield, NW, Corcoran, DL, Petricka, JJ, Shen, J, Sae-Seaw, J, Rubio-Somoza, I, Weigel, D, Ohler, U, and Benfey, PN. "High-resolution experimental and computational profiling of tissue-specific known and novel miRNAs in Arabidopsis." Genome Res 22, no. 1 (January 2012): 163-176. Full Text

Galkovskyi, T, Mileyko, Y, Bucksch, A, Moore, B, Symonova, O, Price, CA, Topp, CN, Iyer-Pascuzzi, AS, Zurek, PR, Fang, S, Harer, J, Benfey, PN, and Weitz, JS. "GiA Roots: software for the high throughput analysis of plant root system architecture." Bmc Plant Biology 12, no. 1 (2012): 116-116. Full Text

Moreno-Risueno, MA, Van Norman, JM, and Benfey, PN. "Transcriptional switches direct plant organ formation and patterning." Current Topics in Developmental Biology 98 (January 2012): 229-257. (Review) Full Text

Davis, IW, Benninger, C, Benfey, PN, and Elich, T. "POWRS: position-sensitive motif discovery." PLoS One 7, no. 7 (2012): e40373-. Full Text