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

Busch, Wolfgang, and Philip N. Benfey. “Information processing without brains--the power of intercellular regulators in plants..” Development (Cambridge, England) 137, no. 8 (April 2010): 1215–26. Full Text Open Access Copy

Moreno-Risueno, Miguel A., Wolfgang Busch, and Philip N. Benfey. “Omics meet networks - using systems approaches to infer regulatory networks in plants..” Current Opinion in Plant Biology 13, no. 2 (April 2010): 126–31. Full Text

Benfey, Philip N., Malcolm Bennett, and John Schiefelbein. “Getting to the root of plant biology: impact of the Arabidopsis genome sequence on root research..” The Plant Journal : For Cell and Molecular Biology 61, no. 6 (March 2010): 992–1000. Full Text

Iyer-Pascuzzi, Anjali S., Olga Symonova, Yuriy Mileyko, Yueling Hao, Heather Belcher, John Harer, Joshua S. Weitz, and Philip N. Benfey. “Imaging and analysis platform for automatic phenotyping and trait ranking of plant root systems..” Plant Physiology 152, no. 3 (March 2010): 1148–57. Full Text

De Smet, Ive, Steffen Lau, Ute Voss, Steffen Vanneste, René Benjamins, Eike H. Rademacher, Alexandra Schlereth, et al. “Bimodular auxin response controls organogenesis in Arabidopsis..” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 107, no. 6 (February 2010): 2705–10. Full Text

Iyer-Pascuzzi, Anjali S., and Philip N. Benfey. “Fluorescence-activated cell sorting in plant developmental biology..” Methods in Molecular Biology (Clifton, N.J.) 655 (January 2010): 313–19. Full Text

To, Jennifer Pc, Jinming Zhu, Philip N. Benfey, and Tedd Elich. “Optimizing root system architecture in biofuel crops for sustainable energy production and soil carbon sequestration..” F1000 Biology Reports 2 (January 2010). Full Text

Orlando, David A., Siobhan M. Brady, Thomas M. A. Fink, Philip N. Benfey, and Sebastian E. Ahnert. “Detecting separate time scales in genetic expression data..” Bmc Genomics 11 (January 2010). Full Text Open Access Copy

Van Norman, Jaimie M., and Philip N. Benfey. “Arabidopsis thaliana as a model organism in systems biology.” Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews Systems Biology and Medicine 1, no. 3 (November 1, 2009): 372–79. Full Text

Van Norman, Jaimie M., and Philip N. Benfey. “Arabidopsis thaliana as a model organism in systems biology..” Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews. Systems Biology and Medicine 1, no. 3 (November 2009): 372–79. Full Text