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

Hsu, Polly Yingshan, Lorenzo Calviello, Hsin-Yen Larry Wu, Fay-Wei Li, Carl J. Rothfels, Uwe Ohler, and Philip N. Benfey. “Super-resolution ribosome profiling reveals unannotated translation events in Arabidopsis..” Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 113, no. 45 (November 8, 2016): E7126–35. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1614788113. Full Text

Rogers, Eric D., Daria Monaenkova, Medhavinee Mijar, Apoorva Nori, Daniel I. Goldman, and Philip N. Benfey. “X-Ray Computed Tomography Reveals the Response of Root System Architecture to Soil Texture..” Plant Physiology 171, no. 3 (July 2016): 2028–40. https://doi.org/10.1104/pp.16.00397. Full Text

Clark, Natalie M., Elizabeth Hinde, Cara M. Winter, Adam P. Fisher, Giuseppe Crosti, Ikram Blilou, Enrico Gratton, Philip N. Benfey, and Rosangela Sozzani. “Tracking transcription factor mobility and interaction in Arabidopsis roots with fluorescence correlation spectroscopy..” Elife 5 (June 11, 2016). https://doi.org/10.7554/eLife.14770. Full Text

Kawakatsu, Taiji, Tim Stuart, Manuel Valdes, Natalie Breakfield, Robert J. Schmitz, Joseph R. Nery, Mark A. Urich, et al. “Unique cell-type-specific patterns of DNA methylation in the root meristem..” Nature Plants 2, no. 5 (April 29, 2016). https://doi.org/10.1038/nplants.2016.58. Full Text

Liberman, Louisa M., and Philip N. Benfey. “A Friend in Need (of Nutrients) Is a…..” Cell 165, no. 2 (April 2016): 269–71. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cell.2016.03.036. Full Text

Sparks, Erin E., and Philip N. Benfey. “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. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4939-3142-2_3. Full Text

Benfey, Philip N. “Defining the Path from Stem Cells to Differentiated Tissue..” Current Topics in Developmental Biology 116 (January 2016): 35–43. https://doi.org/10.1016/bs.ctdb.2015.12.002. Full Text

Rodriguez, Ramiro E., María Florencia Ercoli, Juan Manuel Debernardi, Natalie W. Breakfield, Martin A. Mecchia, Martin Sabatini, Toon Cools, Lieven De Veylder, Philip N. Benfey, and Javier F. Palatnik. “MicroRNA miR396 Regulates the Switch between Stem Cells and Transit-Amplifying Cells in Arabidopsis Roots..” The Plant Cell 27, no. 12 (December 8, 2015): 3354–66. https://doi.org/10.1105/tpc.15.00452. Full Text

Moreno-Risueno, Miguel A., Rosangela Sozzani, Galip Gürkan Yardımcı, Jalean J. Petricka, Teva Vernoux, Ikram Blilou, Jose Alonso, et al. “Transcriptional control of tissue formation throughout root development..” Science 350, no. 6259 (October 23, 2015): 426–30. https://doi.org/10.1126/science.aad1171. Full Text

Wachsman, Guy, Erin E. Sparks, and Philip N. Benfey. “Genes and networks regulating root anatomy and architecture..” The New Phytologist 208, no. 1 (October 2015): 26–38. https://doi.org/10.1111/nph.13469. Full Text

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Selected Grants

Exploring Lateral Root Formation in the Context of a 'Clock and Wavefront' Model awarded by National Institutes of Health (Principal Investigator). 2010 to 2012

Unraveling transcriptional subnetworks of Arabidopsis ground tissue awarded by National Institutes of Health (Principal Investigator). 2009 to 2011

Quantitative and Qualitative Differential Expression Proteomics awarded by National Institutes of Health (Major User). 2010 to 2011

Arabidopsis 2010: Identifying Transcriptional Networks at Cellular Resolution awarded by National Science Foundation (Principal Investigator). 2006 to 2010

Cell-Specific Transcriptional Responses to Environmental Stress in Arabidopsis awarded by National Institutes of Health (Principal Investigator). 2007 to 2010

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

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