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



Yeast Genetics & Genomics
July 23 to August 13, 2024 -

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, Cold Spring Harbor, New York

Pacific Northwest Yeast Club
July 26, 2024 -

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center, Seattle, WA

39th Small Meeting of Yeast Transporters and Energetics (SMYTE)
August 28 to September 01, 2024 -

University of York, York, United Kingdom

ICY2024: 16th International Congress on Yeasts
September 29 to October 03, 2024 -

Cape Town International Convention Centre, Cape Town, South Africa

Yeast2025: 32nd International Conference on Yeast Genetics and Molecular Biology ICYGMB32
July 21 to July 24, 2025 -

Sorbonne University, Paris, France

New & Noteworthy

YeastMine shutting down July 15 - July 01, 2024

Due to ongoing cuts to our funding, SGD can no longer continue to provide the YeastMine data warehouse resource. It is with heavy hearts that we discontinue this service. Back in 2011, SGD implemented InterMine (http://www.InterMine.org), an open source data warehouse system with a sophisticated querying interface, to create YeastMine, a multifaceted search and retrieval […]

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SGD Newsletter, Summer 2024 - June 20, 2024

About this newsletter:This is the Summer 2024 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 Give a Gift / Support SGD Budget […]

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Reference Genome Annotation Update R64.5 - June 19, 2024

The S. cerevisiae strain S288C reference genome annotation was updated. The new genome annotation is release R64.5.1, dated 2024-05-29. Note that the underlying genome sequence itself was not altered. The chromosome sequences remain stable and unchanged. R64.5 Annotation update summary This annotation update included (details in table below): R64.5 Annotation update details Chr Feature Description of change […]

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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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