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. Wachsman, G; Sparks, EE; Benfey, PN, Genes and networks regulating root anatomy and architecture., New Phytologist, vol. 208 no. 1 (October, 2015), pp. 26-38 [doi]  [abs].
  2. Moreno-Risueno, MA; Sozzani, R; Yardımcı, GG; Petricka, JJ; Vernoux, T; Blilou, I; Alonso, J; Winter, CM; Ohler, U; Scheres, B; Benfey, PN, Transcriptional control of tissue formation throughout root development., Science, vol. 350 no. 6259 (October, 2015), pp. 426-430 [doi]  [abs].
  3. Liberman, LM; Sparks, EE; Moreno-Risueno, MA; Petricka, JJ; Benfey, PN, MYB36 regulates the transition from proliferation to differentiation in the Arabidopsis root., Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of USA, vol. 112 no. 39 (September, 2015), pp. 12099-12104 [doi]  [abs].
  4. Jackson, TL; Baker, GW; Wilks, FR; Popov, VA; Mathur, J; Benfey, PN, Large Cellular Inclusions Accumulate in Arabidopsis Roots Exposed to Low-Sulfur Conditions., Plant physiology, vol. 168 no. 4 (August, 2015), pp. 1573-1589 [doi]  [abs].
  5. Cederholm, HM; Benfey, PN, Distinct sensitivities to phosphate deprivation suggest that RGF peptides play disparate roles in Arabidopsis thaliana root development., New Phytologist, vol. 207 no. 3 (August, 2015), pp. 683-691 [doi]  [abs].