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.


Levures, Modèles et Outils (LMO14)
October 27 to October 29, 2021 -

University of Strasbourg, France

31st Fungal Genetics Conference
March 15 to March 20, 2022 -

Asilomar Conference Grounds, Pacific Grove, CA

New & Noteworthy

Got 5 mins? SGD needs your help! - September 28, 2021

The Saccharomyces Genome Database is in jeopardy (see this article: https://doi.org/10.1242/dev.200193). The time to speak up is now. The NIH survey takes only a couple minutes to complete and could preserve the funding for important resources like SGD: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/5NGLNNJ. Please forward this request to your colleagues so we all can make our voices heard.

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Reference Genome Annotation Update R64.3 - August 03, 2021

The S. cerevisiae strain S288C reference genome annotation was updated in its first major update since 2014. The new genome annotation is release R64.3, which released on April 21, 2021. Note that the underlying sequence of 16 assembled nuclear chromosomes, plus the mitochondrial genome, remained unchanged in annotation release R64.3.1 (relative to genome sequence release R64.2.1). This annotation update […]

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SGD Newsletter, Spring 2021 - May 27, 2021

About this newsletter:  This is the Spring 2021 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 our Community Wiki. Contents R64.3 Annotation Update New Homology Pages Functional […]

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SGD Homology Data Now Available On New Homology Pages - March 25, 2021

SGD is excited to introduce our new Homology Pages! These pages can be accessed by clicking on the Homology tab in the header of SGD gene pages, as seen below. The information displayed on the Homology Pages is divided into several sections: Homologs: Information about known homologs for the gene of interest, such as the […]

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BREWMOR Workshop: Preparing Undergraduate Students for Research Experiences - February 03, 2021

BREWMOR: Bridging Research and Education With Model ORganisms (formerly BREW) will be hosting a virtual workshop titled, “Preparing Undergraduate Students for Research Experiences,” on Friday February 19th, 2021 from 4 – 6:30 PM US Eastern time. After a very successful virtual BREW (Bridging Research and Education Workshop) in July of 2020 as part of the TAGC meeting, […]

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