Philip N. Benfey, Paul Kramer Distinguished Professor  

Philip N. Benfey

Education:
Ph.D.,  Harvard University, 1986
DEUG (Diplome d'Etudes Universitaire Generale, Univerisite de Paris VI, 1981
B.S., University of Paris (France), 1981

Office Location: 130 Science Drive, Room 137, Duke Box 90338, Durham, NC 27708
Office Phone: (919) 660-7338
Email Address: philip.benfey@duke.edu
Web Page: http://www.biology.duke.edu/benfeylab

Specialties:
Developmental Biology
Cell and Molecular Biology
Genetics
Genomics

Research Categories: Plant Developmental Genetics and Genomics

Research Description:

Areas of Interest:
Root development
Transcriptional networks
Cell expansion
Cell-cell signaling

Recent Publications   (More Publications)   (search)

  1. Yamada, M; Han, X; Benfey, PN, RGF1 controls root meristem size through ROS signalling., Nature, vol. 577 no. 7788 (January, 2020), pp. 85-88 [doi]  [abs].
  2. Shahan, R; Benfey, PN, A Co-opted Regulator of Lateral Root Development Controls Nodule Organogenesis in Lotus., Developmental Cell, vol. 52 no. 1 (January, 2020), pp. 6-7 [doi]  [abs].
  3. Zhang, Y; Yang, M; Duncan, S; Yang, X; Abdelhamid, MAS; Huang, L; Zhang, H; Benfey, PN; Waller, ZAE; Ding, Y, G-quadruplex structures trigger RNA phase separation., Nucleic Acids Research, vol. 47 no. 22 (December, 2019), pp. 11746-11754 [doi]  [abs].
  4. Jia, K-P; Dickinson, AJ; Mi, J; Cui, G; Xiao, TT; Kharbatia, NM; Guo, X; Sugiono, E; Aranda, M; Blilou, I; Rueping, M; Benfey, PN; Al-Babili, S, Anchorene is a carotenoid-derived regulatory metabolite required for anchor root formation in Arabidopsis., Science Advances, vol. 5 no. 11 (November, 2019), pp. eaaw6787 [doi]  [abs].
  5. Dickinson, AJ; Lehner, K; Mi, J; Jia, K-P; Mijar, M; Dinneny, J; Al-Babili, S; Benfey, PN, β-Cyclocitral is a conserved root growth regulator., Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, vol. 116 no. 21 (May, 2019), pp. 10563-10567 [doi]  [abs].