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

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

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

Zheng, Y., S. Gu, H. Edelsbrunner, C. Tomasi, and P. Benfey. “Detailed reconstruction of 3D plant root shape.” Proceedings of the Ieee International Conference on Computer Vision, December 1, 2011, 2026–33. Full Text

Iyer-Pascuzzi, Anjali S., Terry Jackson, Hongchang Cui, Jalean J. Petricka, Wolfgang Busch, Hironaka Tsukagoshi, and Philip N. Benfey. “Cell identity regulators link development and stress responses in the Arabidopsis root..” Developmental Cell 21, no. 4 (October 2011): 770–82. Full Text

Petricka, Jalean J., and Philip N. Benfey. “Reconstructing regulatory network transitions..” Trends in Cell Biology 21, no. 8 (August 2011): 442–51. Full Text

Benfey, Philip N. “Taking a developmental perspective on systems biology..” Developmental Cell 21, no. 1 (July 2011): 27–28. Full Text

Zhu, Jinming, Paul A. Ingram, Philip N. Benfey, and Tedd Elich. “From lab to field, new approaches to phenotyping root system architecture..” Current Opinion in Plant Biology 14, no. 3 (June 2011): 310–17. Full Text

Moreno-Risueno, Miguel A., and Philip N. Benfey. “Time-based patterning in development: The role of oscillating gene expression..” Transcription 2, no. 3 (May 2011): 124–29. Full Text