About SGD

The Saccharomyces Genome Database (SGD) provides comprehensive integrated biological information for the budding yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae along with search and analysis tools to explore these data, enabling the discovery of functional relationships between sequence and gene products in fungi and higher organisms.

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Your generous gift to SGD enables us to continue providing essential information for your research and teaching efforts. Donations are now critical for our work to continue and are greatly appreciated.

To contribute, please make checks payable to Stanford University, and include a note stating that “these funds should be used to support the Saccharomyces Genome Database project, under the direction of Drs. Sherlock and Cherry in the Department of Genetics, Stanford University. Account : GHJKO, Genetics : WAZC."

Thank you for your support!

Kindly send by mail to:
Development Services
PO Box 20466
Stanford, CA 94309



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Deadline extended to April 22 for the 2024 Yeast Genetics and Genomics Course - April 09, 2024

The application deadline for the 2024 Yeast Genetics and Genomics Course has been extended to April 22 – don’t miss your chance! Significant financial aid may be available for trainees applying, covering up to 50% of the cost of the course! Find all the details and application form at the CSHL Meetings & Courses site. […]

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New user interface for YeastMine - April 04, 2024

Here at SGD we provide high-quality curated genomic, genetic, and molecular information on the genes and gene products of the budding yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Twelve years ago, in order to accommodate the increasingly complex and diverse needs of researchers for searching and comparing data, SGD implemented InterMine, an open source data warehouse system with a […]

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Changes to Saccharomyces cerevisiae GFF3 file - March 01, 2024

The saccharomyces_cerevisiae.gff contains sequence features of Saccharomyces cerevisiae and related information such as Locus descriptions and GO annotations. It is fully compatible with Generic Feature Format Version 3. It is updated weekly. After November 2020, SGD updated the transcripts in the GFF file to reflect the experimentally determined transcripts (Pelechano et al. 2013, Ng et […]

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Apply Now for the 2024 Yeast Genetics and Genomics Course - February 13, 2024

For over 50 years, the legendary Yeast Genetics & Genomics course has been taught each summer at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, though the name didn’t include “Genomics” in the beginning. The list of people who have taken the course reads like a Who’s Who of yeast research, including Nobel laureates and many of today’s leading […]

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SGD Newsletter, December 2023 - December 13, 2023

About this newsletter:This is the December 2023 issue of the SGD newsletter. The goal of this newsletter is to inform our users about new features in SGD and to foster communication within the yeast community. You can view this newsletter, as well as previous newsletters, on the SGD Community Wiki. Contents Reference Genome Annotation Update R64.4 The S. cerevisiae strain […]

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