Philip N. Benfey

Paul Kramer Professor of Biology in Trinity College of Arts and Sciences

Office: 
130 Science Drive, Room 137, Duke Box 90338, Durham, NC 27708
Campus Box: 
Duke Box 90338, Durham, NC 27708
Phone: 
(919) 660-7338

Education

  • Ph.D., Harvard University 1986

  • B.S., University of Paris (France) 1981

Liberman, LM, and Benfey, PN. "A Friend in Need (of Nutrients) Is a…." Cell 165, no. 2 (April 2016): 269-271. Full Text

Sparks, EE, and Benfey, PN. "Identifying Gene Regulatory Networks in Arabidopsis by In Silico Prediction, Yeast-1-Hybrid, and Inducible Gene Profiling Assays." Methods in molecular biology (Clifton, N.J.) 1370 (January 2016): 29-50. Full Text

Benfey, PN. "Defining the Path from Stem Cells to Differentiated Tissue." Current topics in developmental biology 116 (January 2016): 35-43. (Review) Full Text

Rodriguez, RE, Ercoli, MF, Debernardi, JM, Breakfield, NW, Mecchia, MA, Sabatini, M, Cools, T, De Veylder, L, Benfey, PN, and Palatnik, JF. "MicroRNA miR396 Regulates the Switch between Stem Cells and Transit-Amplifying Cells in Arabidopsis Roots." The Plant Cell 27, no. 12 (December 8, 2015): 3354-3366. Full Text

Wachsman, G, Sparks, EE, and Benfey, PN. "Genes and networks regulating root anatomy and architecture." The New Phytologist 208, no. 1 (October 2015): 26-38. (Review) Full Text

Moreno-Risueno, MA, Sozzani, R, Yardımcı, GG, Petricka, JJ, Vernoux, T, Blilou, I, Alonso, J, Winter, CM, Ohler, U, Scheres, B, and Benfey, PN. "Transcriptional control of tissue formation throughout root development." Science (New York, N.Y.) 350, no. 6259 (October 2015): 426-430. Full Text

Liberman, LM, Sparks, EE, Moreno-Risueno, MA, Petricka, JJ, and Benfey, PN. "MYB36 regulates the transition from proliferation to differentiation in the Arabidopsis root." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 112, no. 39 (September 14, 2015): 12099-12104. Full Text

Jackson, TL, Baker, GW, Wilks, FR, Popov, VA, Mathur, J, and Benfey, PN. "Large Cellular Inclusions Accumulate in Arabidopsis Roots Exposed to Low-Sulfur Conditions." Plant physiology 168, no. 4 (August 2015): 1573-1589. Full Text

Rogers, ED, and Benfey, PN. "Regulation of plant root system architecture: implications for crop advancement." Current Opinion in Biotechnology 32 (April 2015): 93-98. (Review) Full Text

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Selected Grants

Vision 2020 for Biology Workshop awarded by National Science Foundation (Principal Investigator). 2008

Cell Identity and Differentiation in Stimulus Response awarded by National Institutes of Health (Principal Investigator). 2005 to 2008

TRPGR Genomic Approaches to Identify Genes for Root System Architecture Traits awarded by National Science Foundation (Principal Investigator). 2006 to 2008

Coordination of the Multinational Arabidopsis Thaliana Functional Genomics Project awarded by National Science Foundation (Principal Investigator). 2005 to 2007

16th International Conference on Arabidopsis Research awarded by Department of Agriculture (Principal Investigator). 2005 to 2006

SHR Motifs Required for Movement and Activation awarded by National Science Foundation (Principal Investigator). 2002 to 2006

16th International Conference on Arabidopsis Research awarded by National Science Foundation (Principal Investigator). 2005 to 2006

SHR Motifs required for movement and activation awarded by National Institutes of Health (Principal Investigator). 2002 to 2004

Regulation of the Orientation of Cell Expansion awarded by National Science Foundation (Principal Investigator). 2002 to 2003

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