Philip N. Benfey, Paul Kramer 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. 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 (May, 2019) [doi]  [abs].
  2. Chen, W-Q; Drapek, C; Li, D-X; Xu, Z-H; Benfey, PN; Bai, S-N, Histone Deacetylase HDA19 Affects Root Cortical Cell Fate by Interacting with SCARECROW., Plant Physiology, vol. 180 no. 1 (May, 2019), pp. 276-288 [doi]  [abs].
  3. Di Mambro, R; Svolacchia, N; Dello Ioio, R; Pierdonati, E; Salvi, E; Pedrazzini, E; Vitale, A; Perilli, S; Sozzani, R; Benfey, PN; Busch, W; Costantino, P; Sabatini, S, The Lateral Root Cap Acts as an Auxin Sink that Controls Meristem Size., Current Biology : Cb, vol. 29 no. 7 (April, 2019), pp. 1199-1205.e4 [doi]  [abs].
  4. Pierre-Jerome, E; Drapek, C; Benfey, PN, Regulation of Division and Differentiation of Plant Stem Cells., Annual Review of Cell and Developmental Biology, vol. 34 (October, 2018), pp. 289-310 [doi]  [abs].
  5. Drapek, C; Sparks, EE; Marhavy, P; Taylor, I; Andersen, TG; Hennacy, JH; Geldner, N; Benfey, PN, Minimum requirements for changing and maintaining endodermis cell identity in the Arabidopsis root., Nature Plants, vol. 4 no. 8 (August, 2018), pp. 586-595 [doi]  [abs].