Philip N. Benfey

Philip N. Benfey
Paul Kramer Distinguished Professor of Biology
CMB - Biology
Campus mail: 130 Science Drive, Room 137, Duke Box 90338, Durham, NC 27708
Phone: (919) 660-7338

Education and Training

  • University of Paris (France), B.S. 1981
  • Harvard University , Ph.D. 1986

Selected Grants and Awards


HEC of a job regulating stem cells.

In this issue of Developmental Cell, Schuster et al. (2014) describe the signals regulated by the bHLH transcription factor HEC1 during Arabidopsis stem cell maintenance.